Bachelor of Science, Emory and Henry College, 1963. Master of Science, Vanderbilt University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alabama, 1970.
Assistant professor, then associate professor biology Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia, 1969-1976. Associate professor University North Alabama, Florence, 1976-1979. Professor Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, 1979-1989.
Associate professor Livingston (Alabama) University, 1989-1993, South Georgia College, since 1974. Associate director Academy Computing and Development Center, Capital University, 1988-1989.
Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Zoologists, American Society Cell Biology, American Institute Biological Science, Association Southea. Biologists, Masons, Shriners, Lions.
Married Sarah Elizabeth Grisso, June 22, 1963. Children: Elizabeth, Ellen.