AB, Dartmouth College, 1966; Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1972.
Escort interpreter United States Department State, Washington, 1966-1968. Associate representative for Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia, Ford Foundation, Lima, Peru, 1972-1976, representative for Mexico and Central America, Mexico City, 1977-1982. Visiting scholar Yale University, New Haven, 1976-1977.
Vice president 1st National Bank Chicago, 1982-1990. Professor University Texas, Austin, 1990-1999, director Institute Latin American Studies, 1990-1995, director Center for Study Western Hemisphere Trade, 1995-1997. Executive director Avina Foundation, Hurden, Switzerland, 1997—2004.
President DRG International, 2005—2007. Chief Executive Officer Emirates Foundation, since 2007. Consultant various corporation, multilateral, and non-profit organizations in Latin American and the Middle East, since 1990.
Chairman, trustee International School Panama, Panama City, 1984-1986. Advisor on L.Am. policy position papers National Democratic Committee, Washington, 1988, 92, 96. Member L.Am. Studies Association, Barton Creek Country Club.
Married Dorothy Barcham, August 31, 1968. Children: Geoffrey, Rachel.