American teacher who has been involved with Appalachian studies and the understanding of social movements. He was a professor of sociology and dean of extended education from 1984 until 2000 at Sonoma State University.
He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1964.
He joined the staff of the Appalachian Volunteers in 1966.
He grew up in Michigan and Minnesota with his family.
Like him, Eduardo Mondlane also worked as a professor of sociology.