A.B., Temple University, 1948. M.A., Princeton University, 1949. Ph.D., Princeton University, 1951 (Walter Kauzmann). Postdoctoral: University of Utah, 1951-53; Carlsberg Laboratory, Copenhagen, 1953-55 (Kai Linderstrom-Lang); University of Minnesota, 1955-58. Honors and Awards: Public Health Service Postdoctoral Fellow, 1951-53; Public Health Service and Rask Oersted Fellow, 1953-55; DuPont Fellow, 1955-56; Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, 1960-65; John S. Guggenheim Fellow, 1969-70; Elected Member, National Academy of Sciences, 1983; Honorary Doctorate, Chalmers University, Sweden, 1983; Fellow of American Physical Society, 1983; Honorary Doctorate, University of Padua, Italy, 1990; Phi Beta Kappa. At Oregon since 1958.
Miscellaneous studies on the solvation of macromolecules, chain statistics, optical properties of biopolymers, and the theory of polarization spectroscopy.