Jim Lassiter

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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Ethnographer
Location Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Introduction • University of Oregon - Cultural Anthropology, Peoples of Africa, PhD '83, MS '75 • CSU Sacramento - Anthropology, Evolutionary Biology (minor), BA Honors '74 • Ethnographer/Author, Director at Migration Anthropology Consultants (MAC), LLC, Dec '07 - Present • Retired US Government, Nov '07 • Chief, Refugee Officer Training and Program Integrity, Dept of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Washington '05-'07. • Refugee Program Manager for Africa and Moscow, Dept of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Washington '98-'05. • Asst Immigration Attaché, US Embassy Nairobi, Kenya '96-'98. • Peace Corps Country Director, Tanzania '85-'88, Ghana '88-'91. • Peace Corps Volunteer Science Teacher, Swaziland '80-'83. • US Air Force, Staff Sergeant, Command and Control Emergency Actions NCO, Japan and New York '66-'70.