Bachelor in History, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975. Master of Arts in History, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University of California at Los Angeles, 1992.
Master of Library Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1986.
Social science library Trinity University, San Antonio, 1986-1988. Head reformed department, library Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, 1988-1992. Head of reformed department, library University Illinois, Chicago, 1992-1995.
Head library Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, 1995-2000. Director Old Westbury Library. State University of New York, Old Westbury, New York, 2000—2001.
Dean library Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio, 2001—2003, vice president, library instructional and technical services, 2003—2008, head, public services library, since 2008. Corporal United States Marine Corps, 1968-1971.
Treasurer, trustee Citizens Library., Washington, Pennsylvania, since 1995. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libs. (editor College Libraries Section Newsletter).
Married Claudia Anna Maria Hirsch, August, 1990.