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Julio Noriega

Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish); Chair of Latin American Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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

1. Some are in grad school.
Law Student, William Mitchell College of Law, Amanda Sicoli ‘11.
Ph.D. Candidate specializing in Latin American cultural anthropology, University of Iowa, Alejandro Muzzio ‘08.
Graduate Student in Spanish, Northern Illinois University, Cody Happ ‘06.

2. Some work internationally.
Instructor of Spanish, St. Gilgen International School, Austria, Sandra Gutierrez-Ruiz '93.
English Teacher, Institute Universal De Idoma, San Jose, Costa Rica, Isabel Cubillo '89.
Principal Professor in Intelligent Transport, De Montfort University, United Kingdom, David Elizondo-Acuna '86.
Boutique Owner, San Pedro, Costa Rica, Gioconda Cabalceta '84.
Technical Assistant, Eletrobras, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Mary Cairns Guerrero '77.

3. Some work in education.
Spanish Teacher, Montessori Habitat, Kathleen Easley, ‘11.
Admissions Counselor, Knox College, Rosie Worthen '11.
Program Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kathryn Sweet ‘08.
Associate Teacher, Bright Beginnings, Elizabeth Fate ‘08.
Academic Advisor, George Washington University, Jeffery Peden ‘04.
Adjunct Faculty, Lone Star College, Pam Hernandez ‘02.

4. And others find success in other fields.
Organizer, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Anna Dvorak '12.
Social Worker, Casey Norton '07.
Member Operations Assistant, Wisconsin Public Television, Erica Skog ‘06.
Associate 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.
Financial Consultant, Merrill Lynch, New York City, New York, Dirk Van Roon '86.
Technical Assistance Program Manager, COCEF/BECC Border Environment Cooperation, El Paso, Texas, April Lander '87.
Consultant, Resources Global Professionals, Nancy Borman '82.

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