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1966: John P. Hutchison served in Chad in Fort Lamy, Doum Doum, Bol beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John P. Hutchison can be contacted at hutchisonjohnahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Chad
Training Group: San Francisco State College
Cities you served in: Fort Lamy, Doum Doum, Bol
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1068
Work Description: Rural and community development volunteer
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I did graduate work at Indiana University in Linguistics and African languages; I became a Peace Corps language trainer and African language textbook writer, and then I spent 5 years in the Nigerian university system, developing a primary school curriculum for the the Kanuri language for the government of Nigeria; I work now as a consultant in educational reform, specializing in linguistic and cultural reform, today I'm also an associate professor of African Languages and Linguistics at Boston University, African Studies Center/Department of Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Marty Wolff, Tom Corcoran, both from PC Chad, 1966-68
Originally posted: January 8, 2003
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