Bachelor of Arts in Zoology, DePauw University, 1973. Master of Arts in Zoology, DePauw University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University South Florida, 1980.
Visiting fellow, National Science-Engineering Research Council Canada, 1980-1982;
assistant professor, University Texas, San Antonio, 1982-1989;
associate professor biology, Canisius College, Buffalo, 1989-1995;
professor biology, Canisius College, Buffalo, since 1995;
department chairman, Canisius College, Buffalo, since 1989;
research assistant, Environmental Protection Agency and University South Florida, Tampa, 1974-1976. Consultant minority access to research careers program National Institute General Medical Science-National Institutes of Health, 1984-1988, finfish mariculture program University Texas Marine Science Institute, Port Arkansas, 1987-1988. Collaborator Agricultural Research Svc., USDA, 1985-1987.
Faculty advisor Alpha Phi Omega, 1983. Chairman organizer ExpandingYour Horizons in Science and Mathematics Consortium, San Antonio, 1985-1988, Buffalo, since 1990. Participant San Antonio Target 90 Scientist-Science Teacher.Coop., 1987-1988.
President board directors Unity Church San Antonio, 1987-1989. Member binat. public forum Lake Erie Management Plan, since 1995, member Council Undergraduate Research, since 1987, Biology Counselor, since 2002, chair biology division, since 2005. Fellow Texas Academy of Sciences (president 1990).