Born and reared on a farm in southeastern Ohio. Studied in Steubenville, OH; Rome, Italy; Marburg Germany. Taught in Steubenville, OH; Milwaukee, WI; Quincy, IL. Came to Marian in 1985; hired to teach both Theology and Philosophy courses. Chair of the Theology/Philosophy Department from 1986-2017. Married to Donna Proctor; 4 adult children.