Census demographer helped bring peace to Sudan

Tuesday - 6/28/2011, 3:53pm EDT

Oliver Fischer, demographer and conflict monitoring and response officer, U.S. Census

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One fed's job required him to find peace in a war-torn country - and he did it.

Oliver Fischer is a demographer and a conflict monitoring and response officer with the U.S. Census Bureau. His work in Southern Sudan has made him a Service to America (Sammies) award nominee in the Call to Service category.

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