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Patricia Taylor Edmisten was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Peru where she worked with malnourished children and undernourished mothers. She has written extensively about the relationship between social conditions and democracy and has been a consultant for the United Nations in Brazil and Peru. She is retired from the University of West Florida, where she served as director of international education and programs. Patricia and her ecologist husband live in Pensacola, Florida but spend their summers at their farm house in the mountains of North Carolina. They have a blended family of six children and fifteen grandchildren.