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1986: Stephen Leisz served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal in Tchingue and Nioro du Rip beginning in 1986
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Stephen Leisz can be contacted at steve_leiszayahoodcom
Country of Service: Senegal
Training Group: Forestry 1986
Cities you served in: Tchingue and Nioro du Rip
Arrival Year: 1986
Departure Year: 1989
2 years as a community forester; 1 year as a volunteer coordinator for the new AFSI program
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Master's Degree in Environmental Monitoring from UW-Madison; Ph.D. in Geography from Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark); returned to Senegal for an internship with Winrock Int'l in 1992; visited Chile for 3 months in 1991; worked in Madagascar May 1993-May 1994; worked in Vietnam and Southeast Asia from 1997 - 2007 (lived in Vietnam 1999 - 2007); currently working at the Bishop Museum and living in Hawaii.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A formative time of my life; I would do it over again; and maybe will do so when I retire.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from the 1986 Forestry Group.
Originally posted: April 5, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1986; Peace Corps Senegal; Directory of Senegal RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Senegal RPCVs
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