Porter, Edgar A(dwell)

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PORTER, Edgar A(dwell)

PORTER, Edgar A(dwell). American, b. 1949. Genres: Area studies. Career: Berea College, Berea, KY, director of Students for Appalachia Program, 1974-76; Kentucky Prisoners Support Council, Louisville, executive director, 1976-78; Henan Teachers University, Henan Province, China, instructor in English as a second language, 1979-81; East-West Center, Honolulu, HI, professional associate, vice-president, and assistant to the president, 1981-83; Bethel College, McKenzie, TN, director of special programs, 1983-86; Center for Implementing Alternatives to Incarceration, Nashville, TN, director, 1986-87; University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, faculty member and director of student academic services at School of Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies, 1988-, associate dean of the school, 1993-, curator of Freedom Forum Asian Studies Fellowship Program, 1989- 93, director of summer program in China, 1989-91. Publications: (ed.) Journalism from Tiananmen, Gannett Foundation Fellowship Program in Asian Studies (now Freedom Forum Asian Studies Fellowship Program), 1990; Foreign Teachers in China: Old Problems for a New Generation, 1979- 1989, 1990; The People's Doctor: George Hatem and China's Revolution, 1997. Contributor to periodicals. Address: School of Hawaiian Asian and Pacific Studies, 312 Moore Hall, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1890 East- West Rd., Honolulu, HI 96822, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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