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Employment and activities of Marquette's English graduate students.

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2016 Graduates

Michael Keller (PhD, 2016) is an assistant professor at Quincy University

Braden Krien (MA, 2016) entered the PhD program at the University of Iowa.


2015 Graduates

Wendy Fall (MA, 2015) entered the PhD program at Marquette University.

Christine Gill (MA, 2015) teaches English at St. Joseph's High School.

Eric Kennedy (MA, 2015) entered the PhD program at Louisiana State University.

Danielle Klein (MA, 2015) received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Spain.

Alyssa McGrath (MA, 2015) entered the PhD program at Ball State University.

Michael Stock (MA, 2015) is an English Language Specialist at Carroll College in Wisconsin.

William Storm (PhD, 2015) is an associate professor at Eastern University.

Stephen Hackbarth (PhD) is an assistant professor at Wisconsin Lutheran College.


2014 Graduates

Shaunna Wilkinson (MA & PhD) is an assistant professor at Iowa Wesleyan.

Daniel Burke (PhD, 2014) is a visiting assistant professor at Loyola University in Chicago.

Kathleen Burt (PhD, 2014) is an assistant professor at Middle Georgia State University.

Ian DeJong (MA, 2014) is a Writing Center Consultant at Concordia University in Wisconsin.

Nora Leinen (MA, 2014) is a retention advisor at Black Hill State University.

Sarah Thompson (MA, 2014) entered the PhD program in English at the University of South Carolina.

Elizabeth Wawrzyniak (MA, 2014) works as a librarian at Marquette University.


2013 Graduates

Kevin Dineen (MA) is Academic Dean at St. Thomas More High School, Milwaukee.

Carly Anger (Ph.D., 2013) is an Assistant Professor of English at Olive Harvey College (part of the City Colleges of Chicago).

Karen Ann Galbraith (Ph.D., 2013) is an independent marketing and web communication consultant.

Stephanie Stella (Ph.D., 2013) is a high school English teacher at St. Stephen's in Rome, Italy.

Marc Diefenderfer (M.A., 2013) entered the PhD program at Purdue University.

Joanna Pfahler (M.A., 2013) is a Content Marketing Specialist at MSI Data.

Megan Swanson (M.A., 2013) is a Marketing Assistant at Capstone Publishers.


2012 Graduates

Andrew Lelinski (MA) teaches at Marquette University High School.

Maggie McKinley (Ph.D., 2012) is an Assistant Professor of English at William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, IL.

Rebecca Parker Fedewa (Ph.D., 2012) is an Assistant Professor of English at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Sarah Nestor Babcock (Ph.D., 2012) is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Jarrod Hurlbert (Ph.D., 2012) is adjunct faculty at Boise State University.

Camilia Cenek (M.A., 2012) works in Quality Assurance at Epic in Verona, WI.

David Klonne (M.A., 2012) is a district manager at Cook Medical Inc.

2011 Graduates

Daniel Bergen (PhD) Planning Director, Office of Community Engagement, Marquette University

Eric Dunnum (Ph.D., 2011) is an Assistant Professor of English at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC.



Colleen Fenno (Ph.D., 2010) is an Assistant Professor at Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon.

Kelsey Squire (Ph.D., 2011) is an Assistant Professor of English at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH.

Denna Iammarino (Ph.D., 2011) is a lecturer at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio.

Jesse (Rickert) Wentworth (M.A., 2011) is the publicity assistant for Seal Press & Avalon Travel both of which are members of the larger publisher, Perseus Books Group.

Jamie Bolker (M.A., 2011) is studying American Literature at Fordham's English Ph.D. program and working as a Graduate Assistant.

Julie Radford (M.A., 2011) is Faculty Affairs Coordinator for the College of Nursing at Marquette University.

Laura Mullican (M.A., 2011) is teaching 8th grade English at a private school, Aquinas Academy, in Gibsonia, PA (just north of Pittsburgh). She is also coaching varsity basketball and middle school lacrosse.

2010 Graduates

Emily Blanchard (M.A., 2010) is an editor at American Appraisal Associates.

Dawn Freese (M.A., 2010) is an Instructor of English Composition at the University of Wisconsin-Plattville.

Sarah Mayville (M.A., 2009) entered the PhD program at UCSD.

2009 Graduates

Colleen Willenbring (Ph.D., 2009) is an Assistant Professor of English at Eastern University in Philadelphia, PA.

Marty Brick (Ph.D., 2009) is an Assistant Professor of English at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH.

Wesley Burdine (M.A., 2009) entered the PhD program at the University of Minnesota.

Robin Graham (M.A., 2009) is a freelance writer and editor. She also writes personal essays for publication on her website robin-graham.com. In addition, she teaches pre-college English to first-semester students at Bryant & Stratton College in Milwaukee.

Kari Ann Steckbauer (M.A., 2009) is an English teacher in Racine United School District.

2008 Graduates

Dana Edwards Prodoehl (Ph.D., 2008) is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Mark Zunac (Ph.D., 2008) is an Assistant Professor of Languages and Literatures at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Marcia Eppich-Harris (Ph.D., 2008) is an Assistant Professor at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN.

2007 Graduates

Katherine Hanson (Ph.D., 2007) teaches at Rochester Community and Technical College.

Jacob Stratmann (Ph.D., 2007) is an Associate Professor of English and Head of the English and Language Studies departments at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Brian Gogan (M.A., 2007) is an Assistant Professor of English in Rhetoric and Writing Studies at Western Michigan University.

2006 Graduates

Wendy Weaver (Ph.D., 2006) is an Assistant Professor of English at Mount Mary College in Milwaukee.

Susan Stafinbil (Ph.D., 2006) is a full-time lecturer at California State University-Berkeley.

Matthew Darling (Ph.D., 2006) is an Assistant Professor of English at Gannon University in Eric, PA.

Catherine Kalish (Ph.D., 2006) is an Assistant Professor of English at University of Wisconsin – Marshfield/Wood County.

Jennifer Heinert (Ph.D., 2006) is an Associate Professor of English at University of Wisconsin – Washington County.

James Law (M.A., 2006) is working as a law clerk for Chief Judge William C. Griesbach for the United States District Court of Eastern Wisconsin. In September 2013 he will begin working as an associate attorney for the Milwaukee-area firm, Reinhart Boerner Van Dueren.

Jason Nado (Ph.D.,) teaches at Blackhawk Technical College and is an adjunct in the English Department at Marquette University.

2005 Graduates

Amy Branam (Ph.D., 2005) is a tenured, associate professor of English at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland. She also teaches for the Women's Studies and African American Studies minor.

William Carroll (Ph.D., 2005) is an Assistant Professor at Abilene Christian University.

Debra Ripley (Ph.D., 2005) is Chair of Art History and Sciences at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.

Karl Boehler (Ph.D., 2005) is the director of First-Year English at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Carol Klees-Starks (M.A., 2005) is an adjunct instructor/lecturer at Marquette University.

2004 Graduates

Colin Marlaire (Ph.D., 2004) is an Assistant Professor at National University in San Diego, CA.

Cynthia Calhoun (M.A., 2004) is a Ph.D., candidate and teaches Shakespeare, Film, and AP English Language and Literature at Maricopa High School (about 20 miles south of Phoenix). She also volunteers at the Maricopa Community Theatre and is the director for its child company, the Maricopa Teen Conservatory Theatre.

2002 Graduates

Shannon Forbes (Ph.D., 2002) is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.

Colin Irvine (Ph.D., 2002) is an Associate Professor of English at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN.

Jason R. Pilmaier (M.A., 2002) is an attorney at the law firm of Howard, Solochek & Weber, S.C. in Milwaukee, WI.

2001 Graduates

Galina Yermolenko (Ph.D., 2001) is an Associate Professor of English at DeSales University in Center Valley, PA.

 


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