Fouse, Gary C. 1945–

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Fouse, Gary C. 1945–

PERSONAL: Born July 25, 1945, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Orville K. (a film executive) and Jean C. (a homemaker) Fouse; married Maria del Socorro Fouse (a homemaker), March 22, 1975: children: Gabriella T., David. Education: California State University, Los Angeles, B.S., 1970; University of Virginia, M.Ed., 1993. Politics: "Independent." Religion: Protestant. Hobbies and other interests: Languages.

ADDRESSES: Home—25022 Paseo Cipres, Lake Forest, CA 92630. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. U.S. Customs Agency Service, Los Angeles, CA, special agent, 1970–73; U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Agency, special agent, 1973–95; Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, adjunct lecturer in English as a second language (ESL), 1995–98; University of California, Irvine, adjunct lecturer in ESL, 1998–. Virginia Department of Adult Education, Fairfax County, volunteer teaching assistant, 1992–94. Military service: U.S. Army Military Police Corps, 1966–68; specialist fourth class stationed in Germany.

MEMBER: Association for the Study of Nationalities of Eastern Europe and Ex-USSR, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.

WRITINGS:

The Languages of the Former Soviet Republics: Their History and Development, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2000.

The Story of Papiamentu: A Study in Slavery and Language, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2002.

Erlangen: An American's History of a German Town, University Press of America (Lanham, MD) 2004.