Bachelor in History, Temple University, 1979. Master of Science in Library. Science, Drexel University, 1984.
Master of Arts in History, Columbia University, 1988. Master of Philosophy in History, Columbia University, 1991.
Library., cataloger Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, 1984-1986. Humanities bibliographer New York University, 1986-1991. Head collection development Brown University, Providence, since 1993.
Member American Library Association, American History Association, Medieval Academy of America, American Association for Netherlandic Studies.
Married Rebecca Leuchak, June 2. 1978; children: Willis, Hannah.