Bachelor of Arts, Clark University, 1950; postgraduate, U. Glasgow, Scotland, 1952-1953; postgraduate Fulbright scholar, U. Paris, 1954-1956; Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1957.
Instructor, assistant professor social relations, Boston University, 1956-1958; assistant professor, associate professor, professor, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1958-1972; Charles D. and John D. Munsil professor of history, St. Lawrence University, 1972-1983; John Stebbins Lee professor of history, St. Lawrence University, 1983-1991; professor emeritus, St. Lawrence University, 1991; department chairman history, St. Lawrence University, 1972-1976. Consultant State University of New York College Proficiency Examination Program. Visiting professor State University of New York, Albany, summer 1967.
(Book by Carlisle, Professor Robert)
Faculty trustee St. Lawrence University Ford Foundation. Member American History Association, Society French History Studies, Societe d'Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine, American Association University Professors, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.
Married Susan Goodman, August 31, 1954. Children: Robert Bruce, Julia Ellen, Christopher Goodman.