Master of Arts, Faculty Philosophy, Zagreb, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Zagreb University, 1984.
Lecturer Grenoble (France) University, 1976-1978, University Zagreb, 1979-1987. Fulbright scholar Georgetown University and Indiana University, Washington/Bloomington, 1987-1988. Research fellow Institute Anthropology, Zagreb, 1988-1990.
Associate professor University Lille, France, since 1992. Member National Center for Scientific Research, Paris.
Member Modern Language Association.
Married Patrice Canivez, April 20, 1990.