Personal Information

  • Raised in Europe and Washington D.C. area
  • Parents were military. Father (from Lynn, MA) was a career Army officer; Mother (from La Jolla, CA) was a Naval officer in World War II and then a civilian in Japan after the war. They met and married in Japan
  • Oldest of six children
  • Undergraduate degree from University of Maryland (College Park); Master's degree from West Virginia University; Ph.D. from Purdue University
  • Live in Austin, Texas where I teach at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Married with four childen