Received Ph.D in Mathematics (1985) and M.S. Major in Computer Science (1985) from Ohio University. Taught and introduced various upper level courses in Mathematics and Computer Science at Creighton University. Published more than 45 papers and 20 books. His research interests are in abstract algebra, fuzzy algebra, fuzzy set theory, fuzzy logic, information science, and applications of fuzzy set theory to other disciplines including political science.