Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1964; Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1969; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1971.
Assistant commissioner New York State Museum, Albany, 1980-1981. Director Heard Museum, Phoenix, 1972-1980, Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, 1981-1987, Millicent Rogers Museum, 1988-1993. Writer, researcher Ugo Productions, Los Angeles, 1993—2000.
Founding partner Walkabout Books, LLC, since 2000.
Married Betsy Eliason, June 19, 1965. Children: Mark T. and Michael D. (twins).