1 child, Chantal-Aiméest Bachelor, Concordia College, 1958. Master of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1960. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1962.
Master of Business Administration, Institut Européen d"Administration des Affaires, Fontainebleau, France, 1965.
Doctor of Philosophy, Bochum University, 1971. Habilitation, U. Hamburg, 1982.
With international division 1st National Bank of Boston, 1962-1964, international management consultant Booz Allen & Hamilton International, Zurich, Switzerland, 1965-1968. Assistant professor modern history Hamburg University, Federal Republic Germany, 1970-1973, 75-83, professor, 1983-1986,U. Kassel, Federal Republic Germany, 1986-1988, U. Erlangen-Nuremberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1988. Guest professor of University Southampton, England, 1986.
International fellow American Council Learned Societies, New York City, 1973-1975.
Board directors International School, Hamburg, 1979-1980. Board directors American House Nuremberg, since 1995, vice chairman, since 1996. Member German Society of America Studies (director 1976-1984, president 1987-1990, director 1990-1998), American History Association, International Intelligence History Study Association (director 1993-1900), German History Association, Group 65 Club (founder), Yale Club.
Married Elaine Linda Sulli, January 20, 1963. 1 child, Chantal-Aiméestablished