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Assistant Professor & Chair of Economics

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4 (Of the Many!) Ways Our Grads Are Finding Success After Knox

Some are pursuing their education...

  • Master’s Degree, Master of Science in Management, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Nade Kang '14.
  • Graduate Student of Professional Accounting, University of Sydney. Weizhi Feng '14. Sydney, Australia.
  • Pursuing MSc, Business Project Management, London South Bank University. Sara Leary Skulec '91.

Some go into finance...

  • Analyst, Sales Planning, Daikin North America, LLC. Yuta Aoshima '17.
  • Staff Accountant, Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. Jessica Sandoval '14.
  • Senior Analyst, Nielsen Innovation Practice. Qijiao Fan '13.
  • 2nd Vice President, Private Banking, Northern Trust Corporation. Joseph Kozak '12.
  • Partner, WestPoint Financial Group. Casey Johnson '02. Peoria, Illinois.
  • VP Finance - FP&A and Group CFO, Celanese. Jason Monaco '98.
  • Technology Business Development, Goldman Sachs. Helen Haiching Lin '94. New York, New York.

Some are economists...

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Asia School of Business. Samuel Flanders '10. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University. Anastasia Shcherbakova '05.
  • Senior Economist, World Bank. Talip Kilic '04. Washington, D.C.
  • Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Yaa Akosa Antwi '02.
  • Associate Professor of Economics, Elmira College. Mariam Khawar '91. Elmira, New York.
  • Associate Dean and Professor of Economics, University of Colorado. Keith Maskus '76. Boulder, Colorado.

And some find success in other fields...

  • Community Economic Development Volunteer Coordinator, Peace Corps. Gabrielle Charles '14.
  • Assistant Principal, KIPP Believe College Prep. Jacob Kuhnline '07. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Architect, New York City Housing Authority. John Nyakairu '06. New York, New York.
  • Dentist, Riverside Dental Center. David Dimke '01. Loves Park, Illinois.
  • Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice. Brian Skaret '98.
  • Founder and CEO, Darwin Research Group. John Marchica '88. Phoenix, Arizona.

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Top Employers of Economics Alumni

  1. Knox College
  2. Bank of America Corporation
  3. Deloitte LLP
  4. Wells Fargo & Company
  5. State Farm Insurance
  6. Aon PLC

56%

Economics Alumni Working in Related Field

Top Job Titles of Economics Alumni

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Chief Executive Officer
  4. Attorney
  5. Chief Financial Officer
  6. Business Owner

$84,216

Estimated Salary of Alumni with Economics Degrees

Top Occupations of Economics Alumni

  1. Chief Executives
  2. Financial Managers
  3. Operations Managers
  4. Marketing Managers
  5. Postsecondary Teachers
  6. Sales Managers
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Printed on Friday, June 18, 2021