Interview with Anne Brooks


  • Identifier2006 OH 020
  • Date8/16/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeBrooks, Anne
  • DescriptionDr. Anne Brooks was born in Roxbury, North Carolina. In this interview Dr. Brooks discusses her first teaching job in Florida. After two years of teaching she became a Methodist missionary to Japan, where she taught English. She discusses her experiences as an American in Japan and the role women play in society. Dr. Brooks discusses EKU at length in her interview. Topics include discussions over the presidents she served under, the need for faculty to conduct research, changes in students over time, and what influenced her decision to retire.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration 1:32:34
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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