American Studies graduates have pursued a variety of career paths. These are just a few examples:
Attorney, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, Illinois. Reid Broda '94.
Americorps Member, Habitat for Humanity, Washington, D.C. Alison Campbell '96.
Optometric Technician, Lifetime Eyecare Center, Middleton, Wisconsin. Kristin Baker '98.
Post-baccalaureate Fellowship, Public History Exhibit celebrating 150 of Knox's Old Main, Seymour Library, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois. Johanna Blume '07. Dramatic Literature and History minor.
Budget Analyst, Dearborn Financial Publishing, Chicago, Illinois. Mary Jo Anderson Shiroiwa '96.
Chicago Fellow, State of Illinois, Office of Lt. Governor, Chicago, Illinois. Michael Calomese '97.
Social Studies Teacher, Louis Wirth Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois. Janak Paranjape '89.
Environmentalist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, Illinois. Marcia Damato '87.
Attorney, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, Illinois. George Doyle '86.
Attorney, Corbett & Matthews, Chicago, Illinois. Victoria Vrhel '86.
Vice President for Advancement, Knox College. Brian Williams '86.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, American Studies Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Matthew Pustz '90.
Medical Student, University of Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. Brian Kendall '92.
Knox College students Alec Freytag and Lindsey Morgan are chosen for the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program, which offers scholarships, summer internships, and leadership opportunities.
Vincent Rug and Stephanie Sorensen, both 2012 Knox College graduates, describe their experiences in the financial industry. Chosen for a selective leadership program at Fifth Third Bank, they are working as commercial associates.
Edward Novak 'wanted to help set this record straight' for Louis Taylor, a recently freed man who spent years in prison after being convicted of setting a fatal hotel fire. Experts now say it probably wasn't arson.