After Macalester

Classics
Old Main, room 311
651-696-6376
Fax: 651-696-6498


Office Hours
September 1-May 31
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 1-August 31
Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Classics majors pursue a wide variety of careers and interests after Macalester, as you can see.

Lindsay Morehouse, '12 is pursuing a Master's in Classical Archaeology at Oxford University.

Tosca Saltz, '12 is serving in the Peace Corps teaching English in the Middle East.

Eve Woogen, '12 is an Israel Teaching Fellow, teaching English for ten months in Rehovot, Israel.

Chris Larabee, ’11 is a grant writer for the Project Possible program at Teach for America.

James Mayer, ’11 is teaching English in Turkey as a Fulbright Fellow.

Luke Clapp, ’10 is teaching English in South Korea before applying to law school.

Natalie Foote, ’10 received a scholarship to attend DePaul Law with a focus on Art and Intellectual Property Law. 

Joseph Glatman-Zaretsky ’10 works for The Advisory Board Company, a consulting firm for hospital and university management in DC.

Katherine Horstkotte ’10 is working with the Mississippi Teacher Corps as an apprentice teacher while she earns a master’s in education.

Daniel Picus, ’10 finished a Master of Studies degree at Oxford University in Jewish Studies of the Greco-Roman Period and is now in the PhD program in Religion at Brown University.

Erin Gibbs, ’09 participated in an archaeological conservation internship at the Israel Museum.

Annie Lewine, ’09 teaches Latin at Nova Classical Academy in St. Paul.

Barbara Betz, ’08 is a contractor with the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC.

Cate Bonesho, ’08 is earning a PhD in Hebrew and Semitic Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

Nora Crumpton, ’08 is attending the University of Minnesota Law School.

Ben Larson, ’08 received a fellowship from Humanity in Action to work on human rights issues in Warsaw, Poland.

Jill Smolevitz, ’08 is attending Rush Medical College in Chicago.

Amy Fisher, ’07  is attending the PhD program in Jewish Studies at University of Toronto.

Maureen Ragalie, ’07 has begun a master’s program in Museum Studies at New York University.

Eli Weaverdyck, ’07 received the Pritchett Fellowship to attend the PhD program in ancient history and Mediterranean archaeology at the University of California–Berkeley.

Brandon Mason, ’06 has a JD from Columbia Law School and is now an attorney in New York.

Casey M. Mason, ’06 is the Director of Alumni/ae Relations at the Trevor Day School in Woodside, NY.

Dhruva Jaishankar, ’06 having earned an MA in security studies at Georgetown University, is Program Officer in the Asia Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, as well as a Fellow at the Takshashila Institution in India.

Evelyn Adkins, ’06  is attending the doctoral program in Classical Studies at the University of Michigan. In June 2006, she attended the Centre d’étude des peintures murales romaines in Soissons, France.

Elizabeth Evans, ’06 teaches high school social studies in Alexandria, VA.

David Sackris, ’06 has a degree in philosophy from the University of Chicago and is an adjunct professor at Harper College.

Braham Boyce Ketcham, ’05 is earning a master’s degree in Urban Planning at Harvard University.

Kate Larson, ’05 worked at the Minnesota Science Museum before enrolling in the master’s program in archaeology at the University of Minnesota. She is pursuing a PhD in archaeology at the University of Michigan.

Sophie Lowry, ’05 is an administrator for the Centre of the Advanced Study of the Arab World at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Eeshani Kandpal, ’05 is in the consumer economics PhD program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Johanna Shreve, ’05 is the Advocacy Assistant at the Joy Project, a nonprofit organization working to end the epidemic of eating disorders.

Abhishek Kaicker, ’04 finished a master’s in history at the University of British Columbia and is now studying the history of India for a PhD from Columbia University in New York.

Rick Lechowick, ’04 is a director’s assistant for ABC television and plays semi-professional rugby in Los Angeles.

Lisa Michels, ’04 is the Residential Program Director for the Minot Vocational Adjustment Workshop in North Dakota.

Renee Schaefer, ’04 is a Product Expert and Training Guru at Code 42 Software in
Minneapolis.

Emily Duffelmeyer, ’03 is the Chocolate and Confectionary Buyer for Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor, MI.

Lynn Ann Ibarra, ‘03 teaches math at Hempsted High School in Dubuque, IA.

Tom Moir, ’03 is an attorney for the Public Services & Consumer Affairs Committee of DC Council in Washington DC.

Jason Schlude, 03 received his PhD in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology at Berkeley and is now a professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

Benjamin Rubin, ’02 finished his PhD in archaeology at Michigan and is a professor at Williams College in Massachusetts.

Dan Capecchi, ’01 teaches Latin and Music at Friends Select School in Philadelphia, PA.

Jessica Cox, ’01 is the Director of Exhibitions of the James Cohan Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

Joe Dolson, ’00 owns Joe Dolson Accessible Web Design of St. Paul.

Janos McGhie, ’00 is a Library Associate at the St. Paul Public Library.

Theresa Vogel, ’00 served as director of the Jagiellonian University Human Rights Centre in Krakow, Poland, before earning a JD at Catholic University in DC.

Darren Couillard, '99 is a high school counselor in Rochester, MN.

Jonathan Cady, ’98 teaches high school history in Seattle.

Rebecca Blom Carle, ’98 is  a Suzuki viola and violin teacher out of her own studio in NH and at the Manchester Community Music School, Manchester, NH. .

Chris Dayton, ’98 is an archaeologist with Cox/McLain Environmental Consulting in Austin, TX.

Sonia Grover, ’97 is a talent buyer at First Avenue in Minneapolis.

Andreanna A. Ditton, ’96 is the managing editor of Motorcyclist Magazine in LA.

Shari K. Setchell, ’96 is a dance instructor and choreographer at the Northfield Arts Guild in Minnesota.

Jeffrey Shotts, ’96 is an editor at Graywolf Press in Minneapolis.

Bach Lien Payson, ‘95 is an associate producer at Surreal Software in Seattle.

Sean Winnie, ’95 is a veterinarian in Pittsburgh, PA.

Cameron J. Judge, ‘94 is a professional chef in San Francisco.

Scott S. Chamberlain, ’92 is the Development & Public Relations Manager for One Voice Mixed Chorus in Minneapolis.

William J. Watts III, ’92 is the Assistant Vice President of the Boston Private Bank & Trust Company.

Jacqueline Ann Cohen, ’91 is a journalist with CBS in San Francisco.

Matthew B. Meyer, ’90 is a circulation clerk at the Evanston Public Library in Portland, Oregon.

Suzanne Gorhau, ’88 is the Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Centerville, Iowa.

Mark Lindsay, ’85 served as deputy assistant to President Clinton and is now in governmental relations with the Livingston Group in Washington, D.C.

Jennie Myers, ’85 is an Associate Director in Foundation and Corporate Relations at the University of Chicago.

Laurelea Williams, ’82 is an Investigative Auditor in the California Attorney General’s Office in Sacramento.

Jessica Greenberg Bruozis, ’80 is an Asset Manager for the Illinois Housing Development Authority in Chicago.

Barbara Schwettman Tipton, ’78 is the Director of the Environmental Education Program of the McHenry County Schools in Illinois.

Dirk Verheyen, ’78 is the Academic Director of the FU-BEST Program at the Freie Universitat, Berlin.

Basil H. Gilliland, ’76 is the Deacon of the St. Panteleimon Russian Orthodox Church in Saint Paul.

Betty J. Hedrick, ’75 is a Financial Advisor at the Hedrick Co. in Mercer Island, Washington state.

Phillip Sellew, ’75 earned his PhD at Harvard University and taught in the Harvard Divinity School before joining the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Anne Sterling Haselhurst, ’73 is Rector of St James the Great, Cupar, and St Mary’s, Ladybank, Scotland.

James Benson, ’72 received a PhD from Stanford and has been teaching for many years at Oxford, where he is a professor of Sanskrit.

Mary A. Arneson, ’72 is a physician at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Alumni, we are always eager to hear from you! Send us an email at and we will happily include you here or update your information. Remember that the Career Development Center and its resources are also always available you.