Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1964; Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1973.
Oceanographer, United States Navy Oceanographic Office, Washington, 1966-1969; assistant professor biology, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1973-1980; associate professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1981-1989; professor, associate chair department biological science, Wayne State University, Detroit, since 1990.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Limnology and Oceanography, International Society Limnology.
Married Evelyn Margaret DePrince, February 8, 1969. Children: Jack Brian, Robert Anton.