B.S., Zoology, Pennsylvania State University, 1969
1995-2014 Director, Alcohol Research Center, The Scripps Research Institute.
1990-2006 Professor, Molecular and Integrative Neurosciences Department (formerly the Department of Neuropharmacology), The Scripps Research Institute.
1983-1989 Associate Member (with tenure), Division of Preclinical Neuroscience and Endocrinology, The Scripps Research Institute.
1977-1983 Staff Scientist, Arthur Vining Davis Center for Behavioral Neurobiology, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
1975-1977 Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Susan D. Iversen and Dr. Leslie Iversen, University of Cambridge, Department of Experimental Psychology, Medical Research Council, Neurochemical Pharmacology Unit. Studies in: catecholamines and behavior.
1972-1975 Staff Scientist, Department of Neurophysiology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Studies in: brain lesions, brain stimulation, behavior, neurochemistry, psychopharmacology.
1969-1972 Predoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Environmental Medicine. Training in: physiology, behavior, neurochemistry, environmental physiology.
1965-1969 Undergraduate, Pennsylvania State University, Training in: zoology and psychology.
Alpha Zeta Fraternity
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Revelle College, University of California, San Diego (1988)
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Muir College, University of California, San Diego (1989)
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Warren College, University of California, San Diego (1992, 1993, 1995)
Daniel H. Efron Award, Excellence in Research in Neuropsychopharmacology, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (1991)
Highly Cited Researcher, Institute for Scientific Information (2001)
Distinguished Investigator Award, Research Society on Alcoholism (2002)
ASAM Annual Award, American Society of Addiction Medicine (2002)
Tharp Award, James H. Tharp Trust Committee, Research Society on Alcoholism (2002)
Most Valuable Professor, Muir College, University of California, San Diego (2004)
Mark Keller Award, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2004)
Faculty Excellence Award, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego (2006)
Honorary Doctorate of Science, Pennsylvania State University (2009)
Outstanding UCSD Professor Award, Panhellenic Council, University of California, San Diego (2010)