Bachelor in History, Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1971. Master of Arts in Counseling, East Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1977. Master of Arts in History, East Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1983.
Teacher, High School history & government economics HVS, Highland, Michigan, 1971—2005. Varsity football & baseball coach Milford High School, 1974—1981. Adjunct instructor, history Oakland Community College, Bloomfield Hills, since 1995.
Adjunct professor, history Christian Science Mott Community College, Flint, since 2005.
Member of Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Karen L. Lingenfelter, December 13, 1974. Children: Michael S., Matthew D.