AB, Harvard College, 1959. Master of Arts, Tufts University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1972.
Teacher, department chair various Connecticut schools, 1962-1972. Professor University Iowa, Iowa City, 1972-1987. Program director National Science Foundation, Washington, 1986-1987.
Professor, associate dean for research and graduate programs Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 1987. Active in international professional leadership and consultant.
Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Lois Kathryn Waldeck, July 1, 1961. Children: Mark, Kathryn.