Knox graduates who have majored in one or more foreign languages use their skills in a variety of fields. These are but a few of our alumni engaged in challenging work:
Professor of Spanish and Colonial Latin American Literature, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California. Jennifer Eich '81.
Global Consultant, Paragon Global Resources, Warrenville, Illinois. Elizabeth Wackerlin '06. Modern Languages and Classics major.
Account Manager, Liberty Mutual, Boston, Massachusetts. Lynn M. Erb-Newton '89. Spanish major.
Grants Manager, Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, Chicago, Illinois. Wilson O. Garcia '94. Spanish major.
Attorney, Nash & Gesmer, Rockford, Illinois. James A. Gesmer '83. French and Political Science major.
Vice President of Client Services, San Jose Group, Chicago, Illinois. Katey Key, '89, Spanish and Sociology.
Pediatrician, Center for Pediatric Medicine, Danbury, Connecticut. Claire Bailey Roehl '84. French and Chemistry major.
Coordinator for Bilingual, ESL, and Foreign Languages Program, North Shore School District, Highland Park/Haywood, Illinois. Melissa Wolf '84. Spanish major.
Director, Inlingua Idiomes, Principality of Andorra and Board Member, inlingua International, Bern, Switzerland. Ferran Costa '94.
A Knox College graduate and vice president of development at the Greater Peoria Business Alliance, Jim Lynch is among the young leaders recognized by InterBusiness Issues magazine.
Known for his plain, direct translations of ancient works, the scholar meets with students and reads from his translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
In Knox College classroom visits and a lecture, John Hooper of The Economist magazine and The Guardian newspaper describes some of his experiences covering news in Spain, Italy, and elsewhere.