Extra! New to Medium! Writer of Iowa City, Iowa and (soon to be) Alexandria, Virginia. Regular op-ed writer in Iowa City Press Citizen. Former UNICEF worker in Swaziland, China, Afghanistan, Turkey and Nigeria (1984–2006). Former Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana(1968–78). PhD University of Iowa (1984), AB Yale (1968), Mercersburg Academy (1964), Hometown Indiana, Pennsylvania.