Excellent online bulletin board of RPCV contact information, news, and Peace Corp publications.
RPCV Publications, InteRviews, Archives, Awards...
Interview of Leon "Lon" Muffett, (PCV 20 & 65) discusses his memories of teaching English in Kedah in the 1970s (and also his memorable rendition of Negaraku from his Facebook page). The interview was conducted by Predeep Nambia, journalist with Free Malaysia Today. Also, see this Malay Mail article (17 Apr 2020) about Lon Muffet.
Interview and Video of Karen Palko (PCV, 1980-82) who has lived in Malaysia for 40 years (teaching a the International School) after her Peace Corps service.
Discover Corps recognized Donald Mosley (Malaysia PCV, 1963-65) as one of five Peace Corps Volunteers who changed the world. Donald co-founded Habit for Humanity and has received numerous awards for his roles in making peace, welcoming refugees, and feeding children in conflict zones.
The Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service has been awarded to three Malaysia RPCVs--more than any other country.
1995: Robert Pastor, The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, RPCV Malaysia
1991: Marjorie May, Peace Corps Partnerships, Pen Argyle, PA, RPCV Malaysia
1989: Paul Thompson, co-founder Skiers Ending Hunger, RPCV Malaysia
Julia Chang Bloch, an immigrant at age 9, a PCV in Malaysia (Sabah,1964-1966), was the first Asian American Ambassador (Nepal, 1989-1993) in American history.
Paul Spencer Sochaczewski, PCV in Sarawak from 1969-71 (his name then was Paul S. Wachtel), is a renowned conservationist and the author of more than a dozen best-selling books in natural history, travel, and history on Southeast Asian themes, including "An Inordinate Fondness for Bettles," (2017, 2nd edition) and "Look Here, Sir, What a Curious Bird" (2023). See his author's page on Google and his professional website and follow him of Facebook.
More books by Malaysia RPCVs that reflect their Malaysian experience:
"Finding Miss Fong" (Atmosphere Press, 2023), a remembrance by Jim Wolter (Malaya 1, 1961-65) of his Peace Corps days and courtship of Miss Fong Moke Chee. A love story that led to a marriage of 60 years and counting. See review on Peace Corps Worldwide
"At The Table of Want," a novel by Larry Kimport (Malaysia 98, 1980-82). (Amazon, 2009)
"In The Long Run" memoir by Robert Schul, who an Olympic champion (1964, 5,000 meters) and was the Peace Corps coach of the Malaysian national team (1971-72)
"Living in the Ulu: Letters from Peace Corps Volunteer in Malaysia, 1967-68" by Ed Demerly (2023). Also see Interview on local Michigan TV station.
Peace Corps Worldwide: Malaysia RPCV Writers Peace Corps Worldwide celebrates the Peace Corps experience by publishing stories from around the world by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs), to share with all who have a desire for international understanding.