Bachelor, Georgetown University, 1968. Master of Arts, Georgetown University, 1973. Postgraduate, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1977.
Sales representative, Wiley Canada, Toronto, 1979-1983; editor computer science, John Wiley & Sons, New York City, 1983-1985; editor computer science and information systems, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, 1985-1991; executive editor information systems, Dryden Press, HB, Fort Worth, 1991-1994; public Computer Science Press, W.H. Freeman, New York City, since 1995.