Graduate and Professional Schools, Degrees, Awards
Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry) Cornell University 1958. Brutacoa Teaching Award 1995.
Born on Long Island, NY, came to SCU as a Junior transfer from Fordham, a Catholic University. Returned to SCU after grad school at Cornell. Received Fulbright Lectureship in 1963 to teach in Lesotho, Southern Africa for a year, with a new-born child. Joined the Peace Corps in 1972 to serve two years in Malaysia with wife and three children. Spent a sabbatical leave at the University of Tokyo doing research on natural products. Retired in 1995 to make furniture and digitized movies.