Bachelor in Economics, University San Diego, 1983. Master of Arts in Economics, University Colorado, Boulder, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Colorado, 1993.
Associate professor West Virginia State College, Institute, since 1993.
Board directors Catholic Community Services, Hamblin, West Virginia, since 1998. Member Union of Radical Political Economists, Association for Evolutionary Economists, American Economics Association.
Married Susan Palmer, August 4, 1984: children: Peter Alden, Heidi Nicole.