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About David Peterson del Mar

David Peterson del Mar is an associate professor at Portland State University. The author of seven books and many articles on topics ranging from family history and family violence to nature loving to African Education to U. S. views of Africa, he teaches for the History Department and University Studies. His two favorite classes are a 300-level course on the history of the American Family and a Freshman Inquiry course on Immigration, Migration, and Meaning. He is the President of Yo Ghana!, a nonprofit devoted to helping youth in West Africa and the Pacific Northwest inform, inspire, and care about each other and is always looking for ways to get Portland State students involved working with vulnerable students in the Portland Metro Area.

Positions

2000 - Present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Oregon State University
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Present Associate Professor, Portland State University History
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2000 - 2008 Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Oregon
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2004 - 2005 Writer, Oregon Public Broadcasting
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2001 - 2002 Visiting Associate Professor, George Fox University
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2000 - 2000 Faculty Member, Willamette University
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1994 - 1999 Associate Professor, University of Northern British Columbia
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Curriculum Vitae




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Education

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1983 PhD, University of Oregon ‐ Department of History
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1981 MA, University of Oregon ‐ Department of History
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1979 BS, University of Oregon ‐ Department of History
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Books (6)

Articles (6)

Book Reviews (4)