Bachelor, University Buffalo, 1951. Master of Arts, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, New School for Social Research, 1964.
Verbatim reporter United Nations Security Council/United States District Courts, New York City, 1958-1962. Lecturer in Sociology Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1962-1964. Lecturer in Labor Relations Cornell University/Western New York District International Labor Relations School, Buffalo, 1972-1978. Visiting professor Leicester (England) University, 1970-1971. Assistant, associate professor Sociology State University of New York, Buffalo, 1964-1978.
Named principal investigator construction industry Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 1978-1981, mining industry Mine Safety & Health Administration, 1982-1988. Professor Labor Studies & Sociology Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1978-1981. Extension professor continuing education, adjunct professor sociology University Connecticut, Storrs, 1981-1992, extension professor emeritus, since 1992. Director Office of Public Service & Applied Research, University Connecticut, 1988-1992.
Board directors Connecticut Joint Council on Economic Education, Storrs, 1987-1991, Industrial Relations Research Association, Hartford, Connecticut (president 1983-1985). National chair American History and Cultural Institute, New York City, 1982-1984. Consultant Connecticut State Department Labor, Hartford, 1987-1989.
Active in educating seniors and retired persons Shepherd's Center, Columbia, South Carolina, since 1998, Emory University, Atlanta, 1997, University Connecticut, 1988-1991. Member Center for Learning in Retirement (life).
Married Helen Gorson, February 26, 1949. Children: Stephanie Fried, Pamela Crawford.