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Career Outcomes


Magali Roy-Féquière

Associate Professor & Chair of Gender & Women's Studies

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 work in education and counseling.

  • ASE Assistant Teacher, Wonderlab Museum of Science, Health and Technology, Bloomington, Indiana. Hadley Gephart '15.
  • Administrative Coordinator of College Counseling, Francis W. Parker School, Chicago, Illinois. Rebekah Lauer '14.
  • Residential Family Advocate, Safe Passage, DeKalb, Illinois. Nicole Ruffin '10.
  • ESL Teacher, Berlitz Corporation, Saudi Arabia. Katrin Masharqa '06.

2. Others pursue research.

  • Research Assistant, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York. Joy Westerman '14.
  • Research Assistant, Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, Chicago, Illinois. Kelly Grant '12.
  • Doctoral Student in Ecological-Community Psychology, Michigan State University, Lansing Michigan. Rachael Goodman-Williams '09.

3. Some are in leadership positions.

  • Regional Director, MKGT INC., Austin, Texas. Stephanie Sorn '05.
  • Chief Human Resources Officer, Barnes and Thornburg, LLP, Chicago, Illinois. Laurie Rompala '94.
  • Attorney, Owner and President, Kurtz Law Offices, Chicago, Illinois. Dana Kurtz '93.
  • Senior Project Specialist, American Academy of Dermatology, Chicago, Illinois. Frances Hackler '93.
  • Director of Legislation, Illinois Planned Parenthood Council, Springfield Illinois. Brigid Leahy, '89.

4. Others have found success in a variety of fields.

  • Client Services Technician, TalentWise, Bothell, Washington. Elyse Robinson '11.
  • Paramedic, Falck Ambulance, Aurora, Colorado. Teesia Skarbowski '06.
  • Manager, Simply Inspired Spa, Mill Valley, California. Natalie McCarty Helton '04.
  • Content Developer, JobsForHer, Bengaluru, KarnaTaka, India. Schonali Rebello '03.
  • Office Manager, Peace Education and Action Center of Eastern Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. Miriam Timmer-Hackert '02.

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