Born to Peter and Renata de Kanicky Dodge in Boston, MA.
Works as a cemetery maintenance man in Lee, NH until 1977 and again from 1981 to 1983 and in 1998.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in history from Swarthmore College; Is a general assistant at Columbia University’s Butler Library until 1980.
Achieves a Master of Library Science from Columbia University.
Earns a Master of Arts in history from the University of New Hampshire
Serves the University of New Hampshire’s Dimond Library as special collections librarian until 1984 and again from 1987 to 1992.
Is a serials and reference librarian at the Barry University Library until 1987.
Receives a Professional Achievement Award from Barry University Library.
Obtains a Doctor of Philosophy in history from the University of New Hampshire.
Becomes a reference librarian of research and instruction at Auburn University’s Draughon Library and continues in the role.
Publishes “Crime & Punishment in New Hampshire 1812-1914” and “Poor Relief in Durham Lee, and Medbury, New Hampshire, 1732-1891.”
Is president of the Alabama Association of College & Research Libraries and in 2008; Is secretary of the Alabama Library Association.
Serves as president of the Alabama Library Association until 2005.
Marries Karen Major.
Publishes “The School of Arizona Dranes: Gospel Music Pioneer.”
Serves as president of the Southeastern Library Association and again in 2020; Publishes “Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso.”
Receives Auburn University’s Auburn Author Award and the Alabama Library Association’s Eminent Librarian Award.