Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1983; Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1985; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1988.
Instructor, Project for Study of Academy Precosity, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1983; consultant, Municipal Information Superior vena cava syndrome, Houston, 1986; teaching assistant department economics, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1983-1988; assistant professor department economics, Eastern Illinois U., Charleston, since 1988. Consultant Noel Brodsky Cons., Champaign, Illinois, 1988.
Grantee Tinker Foundation, 1986, Wheeler and Associations, 1986. Member American Economics Association, Omicron Delta Epsilon.
Married Ann Aileen Atkinson, October 11, 1986. Children: Ariana Claire, Serena Paige.