Master of Science, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1987.
Lecturer University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1980-1986. Assistant professor biology department Winona (Minnesota) State University, 1986-1992, University Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1992-1993, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, since 1993, associate professor, Giest Endowed Chair for excellence in teaching, since 1995. Anatomy text reviewer Benjamin Cummings, Menlo Park, California, 1984-1985.
Reviewer biological papers Wisconsin Academy of Sciences and Letters, Madison, 1980-1986, Journal of Wildlife Management, Washington, 1996-2006. Member planning committee Midwest Animal Behavior Meetings, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1980-1981, International Symposium for Wildlife Management on Private Lands, Milwaukee, 1979-1980. Presenter international wildlife conferences, Hungary, 1998, Madison, 2003, New Zealand, 2004.
Member Wildlife Society, Minnesota Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.
Married Karen Rae Firnrohr, September 27, 1975 (deceased September 2000). 1 child, Kirstina Rae. Married Mary Susan Dickert, October 15, 2005.