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1976: Richard Frazier served in Sierra Leone in Njala Komboya beginning in 1976
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Richard Frazier can be contacted at richard_frazierahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Sierra Leone
Training Group: Education
Cities you served in: Njala Komboya
Arrival Year: 1976
Departure Year: 1978
Work Description: Math/Science Teacher / Teacher Trainer
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Graduate studies in science education at University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign 78-83. Met a number of Sierra Leonean and
African grad students at UIUC during that time. Overseas science
teaching: Saudi Arabia 83-88 and Singapore 88-99. Finished Ph.D.
from UIUC in 96 (met no African grad students in education during
sabbatical 94-95!) From 99-present (2002) at Central Missouri State
University as an assistant professor of science education.
Served with my wife Catherine. We have two children, now 23 and 21.
Robert or 'Bobor Kombo' was 'found' in Sierra Leone. Catherine has
worked in ESL since Peace Corps. She has co-authored an English
language learning series for young learners in Asia.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A huge impact on our lives. We've lived, worked, and travelled
overseas for nearly 20 years.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
We are interested in learning about current efforts to help rebuild
Sierra Leone--and participating.
Originally posted: January 4, 2002
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