Bachelor in religion, Trinity College, 1973. Master of Divinity, Duke University, 1976. Doctor of Ministry, Howard University, 1994.
Doctor of Divinity, Shaw University, 1995.
University chaplain Hampton (Virginia) University, 1976-1996, instructor philosophy, religion, 1976-1996. Associate vice president student affairs, instructor philosophy Virginia State University, Petersburg, 1996-1998. Chaplain United States Army Reserve, 1977-1997.
Vice president student affairs Chicago State University, 1998—2003. President Interdenominational Theological Center ( International Trade Commission), 2003—2009. United States ambassador to the African Union United States Department State, Washington, since 2009.
Consultant Theological Biblical Consultation Group, Chgo, since 1997. Director Chgo Central junior achievment, since 1998.
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Vice president, The American Committee on Africa, New York, 1994-1998. Member National Association of Student Affairs Professions (nominate chair 1997-1999, ethics chair since 1998), Alpha Phi Alpha (Martin Luther King memorial speaker 1999).
Married Linda Ann McClure, June 3, 1972. Children: Michael, Lisa, Martin.