Bachelor in Geology, Macalester College, 1968. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, University Minnesota, 1969. Master of Arts in Geography, University Oregon, 1978.
Assistant documents/maps library Ctlr. Washington State College, Ellensburg, 1969-1976. Map library Colorado School Mines, Golden, 1978-1986, assistant head special collections, 1986-1988.
Assistant head map & imagery laboratory University California, Santa Barbara, 1988—2009.
Member of American Library Association (Magert Honors award 1983, MAGERT Honors award 1983), We. Association Map Libraries (president 1975-1976, SLAG & M Honors award 1995, ALCTS Presidential citation 2002), Beta Phi Museum, Phi Beta Kappa.