Graduates who have majored or minored in gender and women’s studies have pursued a variety of careers:
Attorney, Kurtz Law Offices, specializing in gender discrimination and sexual harassment cases, Chicago, Illinois. Dana Kurtz ’93.
Litigation Attorney and Mediator, Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyh, Chicago, Illinois. Laurie Rompala ’94.
Master of Arts in Women’s Studies, Ohio State University. Sheet metal apprentice, Columbus, Ohio. Tonya Laubach ’89.
Director of Legislation, Illinois Planned Parenthood Council, Springfield Illinois. Brigid Leahy, ’89.
Community and Family Development Specialist, Illinois Coalition for Community Services, Monmouth, Illinois. Cheryl Lefler ’93.
Legislative Analyst, Illinois State Senate, Springfield, Illinois. Debra Beck Lounsberry ’92.
Legal Coordinator, Northwest Action Against Rape, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Brenn Baker ’93.
Montessori Teacher, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Alicia Stephens ’97.
Seniors Megan Beney and Eva Marley spoke at the Central States Anthropology Society. Beney's topic was the musical nature of speech directed at infants, and Marley discussed social media sites and social movements.
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.