Knox has offered a formal concentration in Latin American Studies since 1997. Knox alumni who have done substantial work in Latin American Studies, or who are currently employed in Latin America, include:
Social Worker, Casey Norton '07.
Senior Coordinator of Latin American programs, Rotary Foundation Krista Batey '05.
Graduate Student, Latin American Anthropology, University of Iowa Alejandro Muzzio '08.
Political Organizer, Rosie Worthen '11.
Americorps, Anna Dvorak '12.
Project Coordinator, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, California. Nancy Borman '82.
Boutique Owner, San Pedro, Costa Rica. Gioconda Cabalceta '84.
English Teacher, Institute Universal De Idoma, San Jose, Costa Rica. Isabel Cubillo '89.
Graduate Student, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France. David Elizondo-Acuna '86.
Technical Assistant, Eletrobras, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Mary Cairns Guerrero '77.
Graduate Student, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. Sandra Gutierrez-Ruiz '93.
Technical Assistance Program Manager, COCEF/BECC Border Environment Cooperation, El Paso, Texas. April Lander '87.
Graduate Student, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Kara Van Kirk '97.
Financial Consultant, Merrill Lynch, New York City, New York. Dirk Van Roon '86.
Britt Anderson encourages current Knox students to take classes in constitutional law, LSAT preparation, and to be ready to focus only on the study of law.
Scholar John Agnew aims to debunk myths and promote a better understanding of the dimensions of immigration in the United States and elsewhere.
Politically active and community-oriented, Alex Uzarowicz will serve in the Peace Corps in Central America after graduating from Knox College. Later, he plans to attend law school and run for public office.