AB, Harvard University, 1964. AM, Harvard University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1974.
Master of Philosophy., University Oxford, England, 1967.
Graduate research associate Center International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1971; instructor, Texas A & M University, College Station, 1971-1972; assistant, associate professor Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1972-1983; assistant, associate director Center International Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1972-1982; professor Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1983; director Master of Arts program public affairs, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1984-1986; director Freeman Center International Economics Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1990-1997; associate dean research Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1992-1996. Consultant unites states department Justice, United States Agency for International Development, Urban Institute, United Nations Center Transnat. Corps., Consumer and Corporation Affairs Canada, World Health Organization, others.
First vice president United Nations Association Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1976-1978, member of advisory county, 1978-1988. Member Association Public Policy Analysis and Management (institutional representative 1988-1997), International Studies Association (Vice-President 1998-1999), American Economics Association, Harvard Club Minnesota.
Married Venetia Hilary Mary Thomas, July 20, 1970. Children: Paul John Reginald, Thomas David Chester.