After Macalester


Myriem Benkirane (Casablanca, Morocco) will be pursuing a Masters degree in Clinical Psychological Science at the University of Maryland.

Fernanda Canessa (Centerville, OH) will be teaching English for the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) in Montpeillier, France.

Eura Chang (St. Paul, MN) received a Fulbright Scholarship and will be an English Teaching Assistant in Senegal.

Amani DeHolton  (Austin, TX) is teaching for the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) in Académie de Grenoble.

Gabriela Landeros Fernandez (Chicago, IL) will be teaching for Gaba, Inc in Tokyo, Japan.

Bailey Roberts, (Madison, WI) will be teaching English in Japan.

Erin Slater (Federal Way, WA) will be pursing a Master's degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Miami University of Ohio.

Alexis Ayano Terai (Tokyo, Japan) will be woking as a Congressional Study Group on Japan Fellow at the U.S Association of Former Members of Congress in Washington DC.


Kim Goodnight (White Hall, AR) is teaching for the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) at the secondary level in l’académie de Strasbourg.

Sarah Lansky (Amherst, MA) is an Associate at the International Justice Program at Human Rights Watch.

Akilah Sykes (Kingston, Jamaica) will be teaching for the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) in Toulouse.


Amelia Fedo  (Evanston, IL) will be pursing a Ph.D in French at  New York University.

Alexander Huszagh  (Wilmette, IL) will be attending UC Irvine as a Ph.D. candidate in biochemical engineering/biophysics.

Gary Kilian, (Cottage Grove, MN) will be pursing a Ph.D in French and Italian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Amy Maxon  (Verona, WI)  will be in the Poitiers académie with the Teaching Assistant Program In France.

Hannah Warman  (Vancouver, WA) will be a Resident Teacher at the University Child Development School in Seattle.


Margaret Brunk (Lacrosse, WI) was accepted to The University of Chicago Law School.

Ashley Campbell is attending Boston University where she is pursuing a masters degree in international relations & religion.

Hanna Zimnitskay (Minsk, Belarus) is pursuing a degree in security studies at the Institut Sciences-Po in France.


Jonathan Branden (Woodbridge, CT) is a Freelance Screenwriter and pursuing an MFA at Columbia University

Julia Hechler  (Seattle, WA) received a Fulbright Scholarship for France for 2013-2014 to continue to develop the subject of her French Honors thesis.

Alberto Rios De La-Rosa (Mexico City, Mexico) is pursuing a master’s in contemporary art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.

Andrew Goodhouse (St. Paul, MN)  is enrolled in the master of arts program in decorative arts, design history and material culture at Bard Graduate Center in New York City.


Jamie Moore is earning a master’s degree at the International Security bilingual program at Sciences Po in Paris. Previously she worked as an intern with the United Nations Refugee Agency in Geneva, Switzerland.

Chloe Nelson is pursuing an MA in art history from Courtauld Institute in London.

Catherine Reuter worked at a high school in Compiègne, France during the 2010-11 academic year.

David Seitz is pursuing an master’s degree in geography and gender studies at the University of Toronto.


Shathel Haddad is a software engineer at Thomson West in the Twin Cities.

Kalii Massey taught English at the LMC Learning Center in Ilsan, Korea, and planned to return to Minnesota to earn a certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Clare Ryan is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Macalester College.

Alexis Walstad worked for the refugee program of Lutheran Social Services in Minneapolis, specifically working with refugees from Haiti and Francophone Africa.


Benjamin Achtenberg is teaching in the graduate program in education at Mills College in California.

Emily Hedin received a Fulbright Scholarship to examine how microfinance impacts the growth of democratic efficiency and gender equality in Senegal.

Andrew Kessel spent two years in Francophone West Africa working in the Peace Corps.

Laura Wertheim attended Christie’s graduate program in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and the History of the Art Market.

Luis Mesa-Martinez is attending the University of Granada, in Spain, where he’s working toward a PhD in musicology.


Andrea Johnson is working in Paris at communications and media advertising leader Havas.

Helen Peil worked in the Philippines for a year with the Presbyterian Church (USA) Young Adult Volunteer in Mission Program.

John Nimis is pursuing a PhD in French studies at New York University. He received a fellowship to spend 2006-07 in Kinshasa.

Keon West received a Rhodes Scholarship and attended Oxford University for a graduate degree in experimental psychology.


Amanda Healy is an Americorps member with Admission Possible, a college access program for low-income high school students.

Erika Jerme was in Francophone Africa for a two-year agriculture assignment with the Peace Corps.

Emilia Klayn is pursing a PhD in French and French Studies at New York University.

Arda Kruan pursued a master’s of sciences in International Security in Bristol, England, and returned to Cyprus to take a position as Political Affairs Assistant to the Secretary of Political Affairs.


Helen Baker is a PHD candidate in nursing at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Vanessa Doriott received a PhD in French studies and is an Assistant Professor of French at Wartburg College.

Katie LaZelle attended Lund University in Lund, Sweden, to obtain a master’s degree in European Affairs.

Sarah Peterson is an executive assistant for the CEO at the Aga Khan Foundation USA in Washington, DC. She is planning to further her studies in public administration.


Adeline Awantang is working as a Research Analyst for CoStar Group in Bethesda, Maryland.

Taous Khazem completed the two-year certificate program at the French Dramatic Art School Jacques Lecoq in Paris. She works as education coordinator for Stepping Stone Theater in St. Paul and performs in the Twin Cities with various theater companies.

Hande Kolcak Kostendil received an MS in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Jan Kozak earned an MA in international peace studies at the UN University for Peace in Costa Rica.

Erica Nielsen is pursing her MFA in Dance at Arizona State University.


Shruti Wilson is an internal medicine resident in Boston.

Omar Zgheib is completing his doctoral dissertation in chemistry. He conducted most of his recent research at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.

Maïmouna Toliver is completing a dual master’s degree in International Affairs and Development and Public Health at Clark Atlanta University and Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.


Kelly Loughman is enrolled in a master’s program at the Center for Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College in Boston.

Tafadzwa Pasipanodya received a master’s in public affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. She also was a Root-Tilden Scholar at the New York University School of Law, Class of 2008.

Stephanie Ziebell is a Coordination Officer, Office of Deputy Special Representative at United Nations Peace Keeping Mission in Haiti.