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Todd Heidt

Associate Professor in Modern Languages-German; Chair of International Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7416

theidt@​knox.edu

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Students display their countries flags at the annual International Fair in Ford Center for the Fine Arts.

Knox has a long history of alumni who have achieved prominence in international fields, from diplomacy to commerce and journalism. They include:

Owner, Hana Renee | Peaceful Warrior Wellness. Hana Renee '07.

Support Coordinator, CIEE Council on International Educational Exchange. Rachael Dean '06. 

Time Magazine 100 "Most Influential People, " Matt Berg '00.

Foreign Affairs Officer, Botswana Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Benetia Chingapane '95.

Manager, International Rose Essences. Filip Lissicharov '97. Sofia, Bulgaria.

Independent Consultant, Mara Simanis Consulting. Mara Simanis '83. Jurmala, Latvia.

International Services Director, ComPsych Corporation. Robert Miller '79. Northbrook, Illinois.

Central Asian Bureau Manager, Eastnet News Service. Patricia Scymczyk '75. Moscow, Russia.

Foreign Service Officer/Career Diplomat, U.S. State Department. Eugene Tadie '74. U.S. Embassy, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Diplomat, U.S. State Department. Virginia Canil '73. Washington, D.C.

Senior Vice President, International Banking Division, Bank One Corporation. Scott Baranski '72. Chicago, Illinois. 

Strategic Planning, Former Head of Far East Operations, Caterpillar Inc., R. Bruce St. John '65.

Retired Deputy Secretary of State, now International Management Consultant. Joseph Sisco '41.

U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Edgar Bancroft, Class of 1878.

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55%

International Studies Alumni Working in Related Field

Top Occupations of International Studies Alumni

  1. Marketing Managers
  2. Postsecondary Teachers
  3. Public Relations Specialists
  4. Sales Managers
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Operations Managers

$65,655

Estimated Salary of Alumni with International Studies Degrees

Knox College

https://www.knox.edu/academics/majors-and-minors/international-studies/career-outcomes

Printed on Friday, May 20, 2022