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Jonathan Powers

Assistant Professor & Chair of Economics

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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

1. Some go to graduate school.

  • Graduate Student of Business, International University of Japan, Minami-Uonuma, Japan. Nade Kang '14.
  • Graduate Student of Professional Accounting, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Weizhi Feng '14.
  • Ph.D. Student in Economics, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois. Jessica Sandoval '14.
  • Graduate Student in Business, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain. Qijiao Fan '13.

2. Some are economists.

  • Assistant Professor of Energy Economics, Risk, and Policy, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania. Anastasia Shcherbakova '05.
  • Senior Economist, World Bank, Washington, D.C. Talip Kilic '04.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana. Yaa Akosa Antwi '02.
  • Associate Professor of Economics, Elmira College, Elmira, New York. Mariam Khawar '91.
  • Associate Dean and Professor of Economics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado. Keith Maskus '76.

3. Some go into finance.

  • Commercial Banker, American Chartered Bank, Chicago, Illinois. Joseph Kozak '12.
  • Partner, WestPoint Financial Group, Peoria, Illinois. Casey Johnson '02.
  • VP and Treasurer, Arrow Electronics, Denver, Colorado. Jason Monaco '98.
  • Vice President, Goldman Sachs, New York, New York. Helen Haiching Lin '94.
  • Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, Parallels, Renton, Washington. Sara Leary Skulec '91.

4. And some find success in other fields.

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

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