Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1990.
Professor Georgetown University, Washington, 1991—2003. Visiting professor University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France, 1999—2000. Director of international program Georgetown University, Tours, France (including Monaco), 2003—2004.
Donor Community Council for the Homeless, Washington, 2003—2004. Member of American Library Association (associate).
Married Maria Cristina De Sampaio, May 29, 1999.