- B.S., Mathematics (with distinction), Stanford University, 1965
- M.S., Physics, University of Oregon, 1972
- Ph.D., Physics, University of Oregon, 1975. Thesis advisor: Gregory H. Wannier. Thesis area: Theoretical solid-state physics. Thesis title: “The Energy Levels and Wave Functions of Bloch Electrons In a Homogeneous Magnetic Field"
Director, Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition
College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Cognitive Science
Adjunct Professor, Comparative Literature