Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1969.
Instructor in English, San Jose (California) State University, 1956-1957;
member of faculty department English, San Francisco State University, since 1959;
professor, San Francisco State University, since 1971;
director NEXA science-humanities convergence program, National Endowment for Humanities, San Francisco State University, since 1975. Member National Humanities Faculty, 1983-1989, National Faculty Arts Humanities Sciences, since 1989. Founding member of national board consultant National Endowment for Humanities, since 1974.
Panelist, reviewer National Science Foundation, three grant programs, Ethical and Values Implications of Science and Technology, Public Understanding of Science, Science for the Citizen, since 1975;director NEXA Consortium (8 campuses of California State University). Consultant National Endowment for Humanities, 12 United States Colleges Universities, since 1974. Staff photographer PIX, Inc., New York City, 1964-1969.
Instructor annual National Science Foundation course California Academy Sciences, San Francisco, since 1995.
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Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1953. Fellow American Anthropological Association. Member Modern Language Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors, National Academy Arts and Sciences, Amnesty International, Hastings Institute, Institute Noetic Sciences (member Causality Group), Joseph Conrad Society.
Married Ora Thorson, February 2, 1952 (divorced). Children: Alexa, Tanya. Married Jan Louise Rosenthal, June 27, 1962 (divorced).
1 child, Erika.