Currently I'm enrolled as a graduate student at UA in the history department, and this allows me to use an interdisciplinary approach and see issues from a different angle. I'm also currently working on a social justice project with the Fair Housing Council in Tucson about housing accessibility, for which an interdisciplinary approach is necessary for understanding the whole picture.
Studying Humanities shifted my center from the cultural norms of the West. It expanded my comfort zone and set me up for a lifelong self-study in the affairs of the global community. For better or worse – and despite the isolationist trends that come and go in our political system... Read More
I earned my Bachelor of Arts in German and French at the University of Arizona in 1967, and a Ph.D. in Germanic Languages at the University of Texas at Austin in 1980. At Texas I took computing classes on the side and yes, I started with punched cards. When IBM came calling, looking for people with foreign language and computing skills to build the world's first commercial spelling checker in... Read More
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