Bachelor cum laude and with distinction, Cornell University, 1967. Master of Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Claremont Graduate School, 1973.
Instructor, assistant professor Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, 1971-1977. Assistant professor, associate professor political science, acting chairman department, associate chairman Catholic University American, Washington, 1977-1982. Director Bureau Justice Statistics, Department Justice, 1983-1988.
Director curriculum and instruction Close Up Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, since 1988. Adjunct professor American University, Washington, since 1990. Instructor United States Office of Personnel Management, Washington, since 1981, Federal Executive Institute, Washington, since 1981.
Consultant United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington, 1981-1982. Adjunct scholar National Legal Center for Public Interest, Washington, 1981-1982. Visiting George Beto chair professor Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University, 1986.
Member United States delegation 7th United Nations Congress on Crime, 1985.
Vice president Kemp Mill Civic Association, Silver Spring, Maryland., 1979-1982. Board directors American Jewish Forum, Washington, since 1980.
Married Toni Lisa Hahn, September 4, 1966 (divorced September 1970). Married Madeline Florence Nesse, June 6, 1975. Children: Marc, Lyle.