Bachelor of Arts Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1956; Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1963.
With, Artificial Intelligence Research Group, System Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1961-1964;
assistant professor linguistics and computer science, Carnegie-Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1964-1966;
associate professor computer science and linguistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1966-1973;
professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, since 1973;
department chairman linguistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1974-1976. Visiting director studies L'Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, 1976-1977. Visiting professor Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenchaft, U. Bielefeld, Federal Republic Germany, 1977-1978.
Visiting fellow Clare Hall and Department Archaeology U. Cambridge, 1988. Life member Clare Hall, since 1988. Linguistic fieldwork with Kawaiisu Indians, University of California Survey of California Indian Langs., Center California, 1958, Wenner-Gren Foundation Anthropological Research, 1981-1986.
Archaelogical fieldwork, Kebara cave, Mount Carmel, Israel, 1990. Consultant System Development Corporation, 1965, 67.
Life member in residence Clare Hall, Cambridge University, 1995. Fellow American Anthropological Association, Royal Anthropological Institute Great Britain and Ireland. Member American Association Artificial Intelligence, Association Computational Linguistics, Cognitive Science Society, Society Study on Indigenous Languages of Americas, Linguistics Society of America (life member 1997), Society Linguistic Anthropology, Sigma Xi.
Married Carol Wallace, October 20, 1955. 1 child, Jahna (Mistress Paul N. Antoniades).