Bachelor of Science, University Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1958; Master of Science, U. Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1959; Bachelor of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1964.
Lecturer, U. Canterbury, 1964-1965; senior lecturer, U. Canterbury, 1965-1966; professor mathematics, U. Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1966-1969; associate professor, University Texas, Austin, 1969-1976; professor, University Texas, Austin, 1976-1985; professor, head mathematics department, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, 1986-1988; professor, department chairman mathematics science, University Texas, El Paso, 1988-1995; dean College Science, California State Polytechnic, Pomona, since 1995.
Member American Mathematics Society (reviewer since 1965), Mathematics Association American, London Mathematics Society.
Married Lynley Joyce Turner, August 11, 1959. Children: Nicola Ann, Sally Jane.