The Communication Studio

My Education

Dad was career military, so I averaged a move every year-and-a-half of my life until age 18. It was a learning experience unto itself:

Adaptability is a way of life.

Attended 12 different schools by the time I graduated high school -- including several years abroad in Europe and Hawaii - but mostly in the pre-integration South. Interesting...

Never let your schooling interfere with your education.

Mark Twain

New York University


Master's in Interactive Telecommunications
One of the first three graduates of this groundbreaking graduate progam; scholarships; Work/study internships with early videodisc, cable/satellite and teletext ventures ...More Info



Technical courses in animation and video
Lowell Institute; Hung around at Nicholas Negroponte's Media Lab in its early days

Boston University


Master's in Educational Media / Instructional TV
Residency at WGBH New Video Workshop; educational merit scholarship

Tufts University


BA in History
Founding member of The College Within; self-directed projects in light & color, video and communications; taught course on "Viking" in the Experimental College; Naval ROTC and work scholarships
State Art School


Oslo, Norway
Courses in graphic arts, sculpture and color theory

Speaks: Norwegian, German, Spanish, Dutch

A good library is a place, a palace where the lofty spirits of all nations and generations meet.

Samuel Niger

Sharing the Knowledge

Education and mentoring have been a significant part of my professional profile.


Prime Computer

Software Tools Corporation

NYNEX Information Resources

Southern New England Telephone

IBM Corporation

Disc International

Manufacturers Hanover Trust

John Morrison Associates, Ltd. (UK)