Essays on The Peace Corps published exclusively online at in December 2011


“Welcome to Tonga” by Sean Kois

“From Anthropology to the Peace Corps and Back: A Journey from Idealism to Pragmatism to Pragmatic Idealism” by Courtney Kurlanska

“Working Knowledge: Lessons Learned from a Volunteer-Researcher” by Jon Wolseth

“Learning the Contradictions of Applied Fieldwork in the Peace Corps: Becoming an Applied Anthropologist in the Peace Corps” by Kathleen Gillogly


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