|By Admin1 (admin) (126.96.36.199) on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 7:45 pm: Edit Post|
1967: Orick Landrum Peterson served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Iran in Tabriz, Abadeh, Tehran, Hamadan beginning in 1967
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Orick Landrum Peterson can be contacted at orickpayahoodcom
Country of Service: Iran
Training Group: TEFL
Cities you served in: Tabriz, Abadeh, Tehran, Hamadan
Arrival Year: 1967
Departure Year: 1970
TEFL and language and literature courses at U. of Tabriz, then at high school in Abadeh, plus tutoring, then taught and wrote curriculum materials for Masters program at Tehran University.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
David and I got degrees in Near East studies (PhD for him, MA for me) then ran the American Institute for Iranian Studies for a year, then returned to his hometown and family business in Plainfield, IL.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I think it was harder on women than anyone ever admitted.
Originally posted: 3/30/2010
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1967; Peace Corps Iran; Directory of Iran RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Iran RPCVs
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|By Ali Dad (188.8.131.52) on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 12:09 pm: Edit Post|
Good afternoon and thanks for your short outline concerning the Petersons who had once been my professors at Tabriz University. I am personally in debt to both of these nice people and I have been sourcing for them for a long time but unfortunately I couldn't get any trace from them. Today,I am very delighted that I could read a few lines about these precious people. I would appreciate if you would kindly give me their email address or my email address to them to talk to them again and show my gratitude to my honorable teachers.
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