B.A. University of Bonn (Germany) 1965
M.A. University of Kansas 1967
M. Phil. University of Kansas 1970
Ph.D. University of Kansas 1973

Academic interests

classical and medieval language and literature, speculative grammar, American studies, Peirce, Italo Calvino, and English novels


grants from American Council of Learned Societies, National Science Foundation, and National Endowment for the Humanities


(edited, compiled and/or translated) Writings of Charles S. Peirce, 5 vols.;
English Novel Explication, 7 vols.;
Charles S. Peirce: Semiotische Schriften, 3 vols.;
and Peirce, Semiotic and Pragmatism: Essays by Max H. Fisch;
as well as numerous articles and reviews