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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Alumni: Where Are They Now?

Our alumni are in graduate programs or working in a variety of positions, including teaching and editing and publishing.


Amy Quale (MA English Studies 2014)

is co-founder of the online publishing company WiseInk.

Damola Adeyeye (BA Literature 2013)

works as a sales executive for MicroEdge. She is also studying for her MBA and MPA at Hamline University.

Stacey Amo (MA Literature 2011)

is in the PhD program at Louisiana State University. She presented "Political Domesticity in Contemporary South Asian Fiction” at the 23rd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference in Savannah, GA in February 2014.

Gretchen Kratochwill (MA Literature 2011)

is teaching at Western Dubuque High School in Iowa.

Lisa Lamor (MA Literature 2011)

is Health Unit Coordinator at South Central College, Mankato where she also teaches.

Emily Bartz (BA Literature 2010)

received her MA in English from North Dakota State University in 2014. Her thesis was on "Female Heroism and Leadership in he Anglo-Saxon." She is currently pursuing a PhD in English at Texas A&M. Her concentration is on reproductive rhetoric.

Hannah Ekran (BA Literature 2010)

is currently working in publishing as an assistant/junior book scout at Mary Anne Thompson Associates in New York.

Corinne Ehrfurth (BA Literature 2010)

is in the PhD program in Theory and Global Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Michael McBride (MA Literature 2010)

recently completed his PhD at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kelly Meyer (MA Literature 2009)

is a PhD fellow at Idaho State University. She is also the editorial assistant on JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture and Politics. 

Sadie Arch (MA Literature/Film 2008)

is completing her MS in Educational Leadership at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is creating a student-in-transition course based on trans-pedagogical principals. Following her MA Literature/Film, Sadie was an instructor in Humanities, Division of Arts and Sciences, at Rhodes College, OH.

Geoffrey Wood (MA Literature/Film 2007)

is a cataloging and metadata librarian at Rutgers University.

Sara Kosiba (MA Literature 2002)

received a travel stipend fellowship to conduct research on Michigan writer John Hermann as part of the 2014-2015 class of Ransom Center Fellows at the University of Texas, Austin. Sara received her PhD from Kent State University, OH. She is an assistant professor at Troy University in Montgomery, AL.

Amberyl Malkovich (MA Literature 2002)

is an assistant professor at Concord University in Athens, WV. She received her PhD from Illinois State University, Normal. Amberyl recently published Charles Dickens and the Victorian Child: Romanticizing and Socializing the Imperfect Child (Routledge, 2012).

Verena Theile (MA Literature 2001)

has co-edited a collection of articles, Staging the Superstitions of Early Modern Europe (Ashgate, 2013). Her next book, New Formalisms and Literary Theory, is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in September 2014. Verena received her PhD from Washington State University, Spokane. She is an assistant professor at North Dakota State University.

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