1970: Edward P. Reed served in Korea in Seoul beginning in 1970

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1970: Edward P. Reed served in Korea in Seoul beginning in 1970

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

Work Description:

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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