What are English Alums involved in?

Spoken Word

Button Poetry – Promoting and producing spoken word and slam poetry in the Twin Cities including some English majors and alums.

 

Written Word

  Grim by Anna Waggener ’12

  Anything but Ordinary by Lara Avery ’11


Past English majors include notable authors Tim O’Brien ’68, Charles Baxter ’69, and Mary Karr ’76, Bao Phi ’97, Amy Thielen ’97 and Peter Bognanni ’01.

Many English majors pursue careers in academia, teaching, publishing, marketing, law, non-profit administration, and social service.

Where are Mac English majors now?

Claire Dee ‘18 Teaching English in France.

Brian Fox ‘18 Post Baccalaureate Position in the Macalester Theater Department – Sets.

Ariana Hones ‘18 Youth Development Specialist with the Peace Corps in Morocco.

Colby King ’18 Teaching fellow at Kipp Academy in Massachusetts.

Kaia Lund ‘18 Fellowship with the Office of the Mayor in Minneapolis and Communications Internship in Ramsey County.

Morgan Malatesta ‘18 (Chicago, IL) Americorps Scholar Coach with the Schuler Scholar Program in Chicago.

Tracy Pham ‘18 Neighborhood House Children’s Activities Coordinator.

Ava Bindas ‘17 (Minneapolis, MN) PhD in English Literature at University California, Davis.

Austin Burrows ’17 (Sacramento, CA) Cardiology Internship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass.

Xander Gershberg ‘17 Site Coordinator at Reading Partners and Professional Writing Tutor at Metro State University, both in the Twin Cities.

Ginny Lee ’17 (Washington, MI) assistant language teacher through Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

Beenish Riaz ’17 (Karachi, Pakistan) will attend law school at NYU.

Katie Tsuji ‘17 Kindergarten-Focus literacy tutor with MN Reading Corps at Four Seasons Elementary in St. Paul.

Rachel Wilson ‘17 PhD in English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan.

Austin Burrows ’17 (Sacramento, CA) Cardiology Internship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass.

Ginny Lee ’17 (Washington, MI) assistant language teacher through Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

Beenish Riaz ’17 (Karachi, Pakistan) will attend law school at NYU.

Nathan Are ’16 is the interim director at Family Ministries in New York.

Nicole Emanuel ’16 is working in the orchid exhibit at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

Aparna Mazumdar ’16 (New Delhi, India) is a teaching at Teaching Assistant Program in France.

Alexandra McLaughlin ’16 (Rosemount, Minn.) is pursuing an MFA at Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Ga.

Kacie Reilly ’16 (Omaha, Neb.) is pursuing an MA in classics at the University of Colorado–Boulder.

Sarah Richman ’16 (Bethesda, Md.) is a MANGO Fellow.

Amanda Zimmerman ‘16 is a paralegal at a law firm in Wayzata, MN.

Alexander Ropes ’16  is doing research on PTSD at JJP VA in the Bronx.