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Abaki Beck ’15 (Missoula, MT) works for Congresswoman Betty McCollum and assists with health care and Native American issues.

Christine Ohenewah ’15 (Mankato, MN) is attending graduate school for a master’s in International Relations at the University of Chicago.

Charlie Birge ’15 (Saint Paul, MN) is working as a Contracted Researcher at the Minnesota Historical Society.

Lucy Short ’15 (Webster Groves, MO) is pursuing a master’s degree in teaching at Brown University.

Lauren Elizabeth Johnson ’13 (New Orleans, LA) is teaching secondary education in New Orleans through Teach for America.

Ricardo Millhouse ’13 (Mobile, AL) is pursuing a PhD in Geography at Syracuse University.

Eric Goldfischer ’13 (Havertown, PA) will be working as a tenant organizer for Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, a community development corporation in the South Bronx.

Jade Johnson ’12 (Brooklyn, NY) is a graduate student in psychology at Columbia University.

Ramona McCabe ’12 (Santa Cruz, CA) is teaching English for Dirección de Lingùˆ.stica e Intercambios Culturales (DLIC) in Quito, Ecuador.

Maya Weisinger ’12 (Las Cruces, NM) is working for Breaking Free in Minneapolis through AmeriCorps.

Patricia Akinbola ’11 (St. Louis, MO) is pursuing a PhD at the University of Maryland–College Park.

Emily Schorr Lesnick ’11 (Yonkers, NY) is teaching theater improvisation at Riverdale Country School.

Kyera Singleton ’11 (Clementon, NJ) was awarded a $34,000 Beinecke Scholarship for graduate education. A double major in American studies and women, gender, and sexuality studies, Singleton is considering various graduate programs in which she can study history, African American studies, and post-colonial studies. Singleton was one of 20 students nationwide and the only private college student in Minnesota to receive this scholarship.

Jeffrey Yamashita ’11 (Honolulu, HI) is pursuing a PhD in ethnic studies at University of California–Berkeley.

Callie Thuma ’10 (Pittsburgh, PA) is a Teach For America teacher in New Orleans, La.

Grace King ’09 (Northampton, MA) is attending graduate school in social work at the University of Southern California.

Brittany Lewis ’09 (Minneapolis, MN) is pursuing a PhD in feminist studies at the University of Minnesota.

Tinbete Ermyas ’08 (Silver Spring,MD) is a higher education public policy research fellow at The Greenlining Institute in Berkeley,Calif.

Sonia Hazard ’08 (St. Paul, MN) is attending Harvard Divinity School.

Mandi Masden ’08 (Miramar, FL) is pursuing a master’s degree in theater at the National Theater Conservatory in Denver, Colo.

Carmen Phillips ’08 (Detroit, MI) is pursuing a PhD in American Studies at New York University.

Tsione Wolde-Michael ’08 (St. Paul, MN) is pursuing a PhD in history at Harvard University.

Kemi Adeyemi ’07 (Faribault, MN) is pursuing a PhD in performance studies at Northwestern University.

William Clarke ’07 (Somerville, NJ) is pursuing a PhD in English literature at the University of Chicago.

Meghan Rockwell-Ashton ’07 (Fort Wayne, IN) is pursuing a master’s degree in social work at the University of Maryland–Baltimore.

Alfretter Fair ’06 (La Crosse, WI.) is pursuing a PhD in women’s studies at the University of California–Los Angeles.

Moriah Berger ’05 (New Sharon, ME) is attending Northeastern University School of Law.

Rebecca Hossain ’05 (Austin,TX) is pursuing a master’s in education policy at Columbia University.

Erik Morales ’04 (Los Angeles, CA) is pursuing a PhD in American Culture at the University of Michigan.

Andre Carrington ’03 (Silver Spring, MD) has completed a PhD in American studies at New York University.

Shana Redmond ’02 (Racine,WI) is an assistant professor in American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California.