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Burkhardt Distinguished Chair in Modern Languages (Spanish); Chair of Latin American Studies

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

Some are pursuing their education...

  • Graduate Student in Spanish, Northern Illinois University, Cody Happ '06.

Some work internationally...

  • Instructor of Spanish, St. Gilgen International School, Austria, Sandra Gutierrez-Ruiz '93.
  • Freelance and Official Translator and Interpreter, Isabel Cubillo '89.
  • Principal Professor in Intelligent Transport, De Montfort University, United Kingdom, David Elizondo-Acuna '86.
  • Guia de Turismo Naturalista, Fre Lance, Gioconda Cabalceta '84.
  • Technical Assistant, Eletrobras, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Mary Cairns Guerrero '77.

Some go into education...

  • Spanish Teacher, Montessori Habitat, Kathleen Easley, '11.
  • Assistant Director of Admission, Knox College, Rosie Worthen '11.
  • Adjunct Professor, Harold Washington Community College, Alejandro Muzzio '08.
  • Information Security Analyst, Duo Security, Kathryn Sweet '08.
  • Associate Teacher, Bright Beginnings, Elizabeth Fate '08.
  • Assistant Director of Academic Advising and Administration for MBA Programs, GW School of Business, George Washington University, Jeffery Peden '04.
  • Independent Researcher, Educo Research, Pam Hernandez '02.

And some have found success in other fields...

  • Organizer, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Anna Dvorak '12.
  • Litigation Associate, Gray Plant Mooty, Amanda Sicoli '11.
  • Social Worker, Casey Norton '07.
  • Ecommerce Project Manager, Mi9 Retail, Erica Jessen '06.
  • Director, Arabella Advisors, Krista Batey '05.
  • Licensed Professional Therapist, Creative Roots Therapy, Erin Spier '04.
  • Assistant Vice President, Aon Trade Credit, Brooklyn, New York, Kara Van Kirk Levin '97.
  • Governor, Region 10 Board of Governors, American Society of Civil Engineers, April Lander '87.
  • Senior Director- Investments, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Dirk Van Roon '86.
  • Consultant, Resources Global Professionals, Nancy Borman '82.

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Estimated Salary of Alumni with Latin American Studies Degrees

Top Occupations of Latin American Studies Alumni

  1. Public Relations Managers
  2. Computer Systems Managers
  3. Social Service Managers
  4. Social Service Managers
  5. Computer Support Specialists
  6. Mental Health Counselors
  7. Lawyers
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Printed on Sunday, July 14, 2024