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educator , historian

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.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Japanese-American history.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Guitar, songwriting, camping, travel.

Connections

Married Tona Hughes (divorced). Married Rose T. Díaz, January 14, 2001.

father:
Leonard Russell

mother:
Sylvia Bergdal

spouse:
Tona Hughes

spouse:
Rose T. Díaz