Bachelor, Brown University, 1964. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1976.
Instructor International College, Beirut, Lebanon, 1967-1968. Director Fitchburg (Massachusetts) Art Museum, since 1973. Director Spofford Garrison Excavations, 1978.
Teaching fellow Harvard University, 1969-1971, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.
Member Fitchburg Bicentennial Committee, 1974. Board directors Center Massachusetts Tourist Council, 1974-1978, Fitchburg chapter American Red Cross, 1975-1979, Spofford Garrison Excavations, 1978, 79, 80, Nashua River Watershed Association, 1979-1981, Nashua Arts and Science Center, 1983-1986. Trustee Applewild School, 1982-1994, National Plastics Center and Museum, since 1991.
President Fitchburg Cultural Alliance, 1979-1983. Captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1964-1967, Vietnam. Member American Association Museums, Fitchburg History Society.
Married Romayne Julian Dawnay, January 8, 1972. Children: Matthew, Zöe, Christopher.