Old Main, Room 210
Past English majors include notable authors Tim O’Brien ’68, Charles Baxter ’69, and Mary Karr ’76.
Many English majors pursue careers in academia, teaching, publishing, marketing, law, non-profit administration, and social service.
Legacy Russell '08 is writer-artist-curator in NYC. Living Legacy article.
Where are Mac English majors now?
Kerry Alexander '12 is the Printing House Manager at Afternoon Printing in Minneapolis.
Keith Armstrong ’12 (Shorewood, Wis.) is a Fulbright scholar teaching English at the University of Colombia.
Elijah Chiland ’12 (Honolulu, Hawaii) is an instructor with Computer Explorers.
Maya Suzuki Daniels '12 is an Outdoor Educator with Louisiana Outdoor Outreach Program.
Will Dhonau ’12 (Fond du Lac, Wis.) is a junior coach with College Possible.
Marcus Fleming ’12 (Mankato, Minn.) is an English instructor for Taewha International School in South Korea.
Micah Fowler ’12 (Ontario, Canada) is pursuing a master’s in children’s literature at Cambridge University.
Willie Gambucci '12 is acting in local theater in the Twin Cities area.
Samantha Gupta ’12 (Wayland, Mass.) is pursuing a law degree at Columbia University.
Amanda Knopf '12 is a Literacy Program Developer through AmericorpVISTA at hallie Q. Brown Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Eliza Leahy '12 is a Communications Assistant with Clean Energy Resources Team in Minnesota.
Lorin Leake ’12 (Whites Creek, Tenn.) is teaching in Nashville through Teach for America.
Sarah Mintz '12 is working for Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop through Americorps AVODAH in Washington, D.C.
Anna Waggener ’12 (Oklahoma City, Okla.) is an Administrative Assistant at Coffee House Press and recent published author of Grim.
Matea Wasend ’12 (Denver, Colo.) works at Morphology Games with alumna Kate Ryan Reiling ’00.
Jana Wiegand '12 is an intern at Minnesota Children's Museum.
Natalie Owens-Pike ’11 (Minneapolis, Minn.) is teaching Spanish in the Mississippi Delta through Teach for America.
Sarah Ellerton ’10 (Suffield, Conn.) is an editorial assistant at Oxford University Press.
Emily Howland ’09 (San Francisco) is a community organizer for Amazon Watch in Tena, Ecuador.
Katherine Levy ’09 (New York) is an editorial assistant at Harper Collins in New York City.
Marina Duvall ’09 (Tucson, Ariz.) is teaching English in Korea.
Tim Lehman ’09 (Mechanicsville, Va.) is a communications specialist for National Wind in Minneapolis.
Rachel Bunkers-Harmes ’08 (Mankato, Minn.) is a development assistant at the University of California–Berkeley School of Law.
William Clarke ’07 (Somerville, N.J.) is pursuing a PhD in English literature at the University of Chicago.
Ellen Fogelman (Glenview, Ill.) ’05 is a legal analyst at Mayer Brown in Chicago.
Christina Houghton ’06 (New York) is an account executive at Resnicow Schroeder, a PR firm in New York City.
Dani Heinemeyer ’06 (Madison, S.D.) is a grants writer at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, New York.
Adi Heller ’05 (Amherst, Mass.) is the senior city coordinator for Greenpeace in Boston.
Jennifer Foughner ’05 (Highland Park, Ill.) is assistant director of development at the Court Theatre in Chicago.
Simon Morrison’04 (Kingston, Jamaica) is a policy and communications manager for Google UK in London.
Carley Bomstad ’04 (Apple Valley, Minn.) is an associate editor at EMC Publishing in St. Paul.
Junita Gustafson Bognanni ’03 (Duluth, Minn.) is the marketing manager at Consortium Book Sales in Minneapolis.
Peter Bognanni ’01 (Des Moines, Iowa) has just published his first novel, The House of Tomorrow (Putnam), and teaches creative writing at Macalester.