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1964: Peter W. Black served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nigeria in Damaturu, Bornu & Yola, Adamawa beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Peter W. Black can be contacted at pblackagmudedu
Country of Service: Nigeria
Training Group: Nigeria XIII
Cities you served in: Damaturu, Bornu & Yola, Adamawa
Arrival Year: Nigeria 1964
Departure Year: Nigeria 1966. Palau
Rural Development: Ministry of Social Welfare and Cooperatives. Worked with Groundnute Producers Coops, first in Damaturu District, Bornu and then out of the Provincial Office in Adamawa.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
US Trust Territory (Palau). Micro IV. 1967-1969. Island Development. Koror and Tobi Island
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
PhD Anthropology, UCSD 1976. Retired as Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, George Mason University, 2005. Currently HESP International Scholar, New Bulgarian University, Sofia.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Northern Nigeria and Palau were remarkably different places, both experiences have stayed with me in all kinds of ways.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Maryann Girard, PCV teacher, Yola Nigeria 1966; Jerry O Bush, PCV public works, Palau 1967; Steve Glassman, PCV teacher, Palau 1967.
Originally posted: August 12, 2007
Peace Corps Nigeria; Directory of Nigeria RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Nigeria RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1964
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