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1969: Lawrence Shirley served in Sierra Leone in Bonthe and Bo beginning in 1969
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Lawrence Shirley can be contacted at LShirleyatowsondedu
Country of Service: Sierra Leone
Training Group: Summer 1969
Cities you served in: Bonthe and Bo
Arrival Year: 1969
Departure Year: 1972
Work Description: Secondary Mathematics
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
After Peace Corps, I lived for fifteen years (1973-88) in Nigeria,
teaching Mathematics Education at Ahmadu Bello University. Since
1989, I have been teaching at Towson University, ner Baltimore.
Visit my webpage at http://www.towson.edu/~shirley
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was the most important factor in shaping my life direction--I
moved into the field of mathematics education and became
interested in African affairs. Both have remained central--my
marriage, my occupation, my interests remain in the direction
Peace Corps pointed me.
Originally posted: October 4, 2001
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