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1964: Dr B Ray Horn served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Venezuela in Polamar, Margarita Island beginning in 1964
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Dr B Ray Horn can be contacted at ibciaumichdedu
Country of Service: Venezuela
Training Group: Springfield, Mass.
Cities you served in: Polamar, Margarita Island
Arrival Year: 1964
Departure Year: 1966
First year: taught high school English and sports; community development; etc.
Second year: taught English and SCUBA diving at marine investigation station, etc.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
The Venezuela and Ecuador group training together at Springfield College, Mass.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Received John F. Kennedy Scholarship to go to graduate school after Peace Corps. Eventually led to PhD from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and academic carrier. Degrees earned in natural resources, environmental education, scientific and technical communications, specializing in international affairs and the new information technologies. Also was an Executive Director in the Executive Office of the Governor in the State of Michigan. And served at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. Lived many years abroad including Paris and London. Principal Investigator of research projects spanning 136 countries. Did research at East-West Center covering 23 countries. Also Director of European Operations for Satellite Systems International. Head of Management Informations Systems Program at university in London, England. Over 200 publications. Now retired.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone who served in Venezuela in the 1964-66 group.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
The decision to become a PCV was the most valuable decision in my life. It launched an extensive international career.
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1964; Peace Corps Venezuela; Directory of Venezuela RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Venezuela RPCVs
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