- B.S., marine science, SUNY Maritime College, 1967
- M.A., film studies, University of Oregon, 1980
National Geographic Specials; National Geographic Explorer; "Trumpet of Conscience" for TBS; "Portrait of America" for TBS; independent feature "Coyotes"; narrative shorts "San Juan Story" and "Extinction"
Awards, recognitions and honors
Primetime Emmy Award and two Regional Emmys; four Primetime Emmy nominations; Peabody Award; four CINE Golden Eagle Awards; Best Feature Film, 1999 Savannah Film Festival; Academy Award semi-finalist, live action short for "San Juan Story"
Writers Guild of America, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, BLUE Ocean Film Festival Board, Grays Reef Board