Bachelor in Romance Languages, La Salle College, 1962. Master of Arts in French, University Kansas, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in French, University Colorado, 1973.
Instructor French and Spanish Keystone Junior College, La Plume, Pennsylvania, 1964-1965. Professor French University Montana, Missoula, 1969-1987. Associate professor French Clinch Valley College, Wise, Virginia, since 1988.
Visiting professor Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1981-1982. Director overseas study and travel Clinch Valley College, Wise, since 1990, French immersion workshop University Montana, 1981-1986, Clinch Valley College, since 1989.
President American Association Teachers French, 1976-1977. Soccer coach and referee Young Men’s Christian Association, Missoula. Member Lions ( vice president Norton, Virginia 1990-1991).
Married Eileen J. Welshans, June 6, 1975. Children: Roman Junior, Nadia, Mark, Thad, Paul.