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Transcript of interview with Cheryl Radeloff by Suzanne Becker, July 27, 2006







Dr. Cheryl Radeloff was born in Dayton, Ohio, and grew up in Beavercreek, Ohio, in the '60s. She graduated from Beavercreek High School and attended Bowling Green State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in popular culture with a minor in women's studies. Cheryl's early work history included retail, an externship with the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and a stint as a docent. After that she volunteered for Planned Parenthood of Miami Valley in Dayton, doing information gathering. She was offered a job working as an HIV educator /counselor for the organization, and learned to assist with basic procedures and do blood draws. Ms. Radeloff received her master's degree in sociology from the University of Toledo in 1996, and heard about a research position at UNLV. She contacted Dr. Maralee Mayberry and Dr. Peg Rees of the UNLV sociology department and was hired as a graduate assistant through Promise (Projects for Interdisciplinary and Multi-cultural Study in Education). Cheryl got involved in GSA and served as both a representative and as president (1999-2001) of that organization. She sat on many committees in this capacity and also counseled graduate students and listened to their suggestions and complaints. At the same time she was doing research for her dissertation and teaching classes. Cheryl received her PhD in 2004. The American Sociological Association Job Employment Fair in 2005 provided a forum in which her knowledge and experience as a social and health policy expert could be sought out by prospective institutions.

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Cheryl Radeloff oral history interview, 2006 July 27. OH-01524. [Transcript]. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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