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1964: Mackie Joseph Venet Blanton, Ph.D. served in Tunisia in Tunis beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mackie Joseph Venet Blanton, Ph.D. can be contacted at mblantonaunodedu
Country of Service: Tunisia
Training Group: 1964 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Cities you served in: Tunis
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
Work Description: ESL Instructor, Bourguiba Institute
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year,
Fulbright Scholar and Lecturer in Linguistics, 1987-1988, Ben M'Sik
University, Casablanca, Morocco.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
1974 Ph.D. in Linguistics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
1984 Certified Gestalt Psychotherapist, New Orleans, LA
1998 Associate Dean of Student life for Multicultural Affairs,
University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The most important shaping factor of my life. Perhaps I'll seek a PC
directorship upon retirement from the university in four years. Who
knows, to be a volunteer again may be more important.
Originally posted: January 22, 2002
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