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1970: Edward P. Reed served in Korea in Seoul beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Edward P. Reed can be contacted at ereedatafkodordkr
Country of Service: Korea
Training Group: K-10
Cities you served in: Seoul
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1973
TESOL at Kon-Kuk University for two years; international liaison for Korean Student Christian Federation for one year; summer teaching in Tangjin, Chungcheongnam-do
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Ph.D. in International Development, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, with dissertation research in Korea, 1976-77; work in Philippines, 1979-86; humanitarian aid work with North Korea, 1991-2000; teaching at UW-Madison; now Korea Representative for The Asia Foundation based in Seoul.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Major turning point in my life. A slogan among K-10 trainees was "why Korea?" since no one had selected it. Now I know.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
K-10 PCVs; Jeff May; Jan Young
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Let's help Americans to see the world from the perspective of others. Help America rejoin the world.
Originally posted: January 15, 2005
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