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Andrew Benjamin Russell

Andrew Benjamin Russell, American historian, educator. Achievements include research in Japanese-American history. Recipient Phoenix One Hundred award, City of Phoenix, 1997; grantee, Civil Liberties Public Education Fund., 1998-1999. Member of Southwest Oral History Association, Albuquerque History Society (board directors since 2004), Oral History Association (workship facilitator since 1997, nominating committee 2005).

Background

  • Russell, Andrew Benjamin was born on June 27, 1960 in Oxnard, California, United States. Son of Leonard Russell and Sylvia Bergdal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1988. Master of Arts in History, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2003.

    Career

    • Seasonal park ranger Nevada Division State Parks, Spring Valley, 1988—1990. Service worker Las Vegas Convention Authority, 1991—1996. Teaching assistant University Nevada, 1994.

      Teaching assistant, associate Arizona State University, Tempe, 1996—1998. Part-time instructor Albuquerque Technology Vocational Institute/Cmty. College (now Central New Mexico Community College), 1999—2003.

      History instructor Albuquerque TVI/Cmty. College, since 2003

      Research historian Arizona Humanities Council, Phoenix, 1997. Volunteer researcher Arizona American Indian Movement, Phoenix, 1998.

      Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in Japanese-American history.

    Works

    • Contributor chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member of Southwest Oral History Association, Albuquerque History Society (board directors since 2004), Oral History Association (workship facilitator since 1997, nominating committee 2005).

    Personality

    Interests

    Guitar, songwriting, camping, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Tona Hughes (divorced). Married Rose T. Díaz, January 14, 2001.
    • father: Leonard Russell
    • mother: Sylvia Bergdal
    • spouses: Tona Hughes
    • Rose T. Díaz
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    Born June 27, 1960
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1988
      University Nevada
    • 1996
      University Nevada
    • 2003
      Arizona State University
    • 1988 - 1990
      Seasonal park ranger Nevada Division State Parks
      Spring Valley, California, United States
    • 1991 - 1996
      service worker, Las Vegas Convention Authority
    • 1994
      teaching assistant, University Nevada
    • 1996 - 1998
      teaching assistant, Arizona State University
      Tempe, Arizona, United States
    • 1996 - 1998
      associate, Arizona State University
      Tempe, Arizona, United States
    • 1999 - 2003
      part-time instructor, Albuquerque Technology Vocational Institute/Cmty. College (now Central New Mexico Community College)
    • 2003
      history instructor, Albuquerque TVI/Cmty. College
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