2009 Graduates

 pic of vanessa barnesChase Vanessa Barnes, MPH – Epidemiology

Peace Corps Namibia, 2004-06
Fellows Service – UA Risk Management & Safety, Fellows Admin Assistant
Intensive Spanish Immersion student, Merida, Mexico, Aug. 2009
AmeriCorps Member - UA Risk Mangement, 2008 and Mariposa Community Health Center, 2009-10
Infectious Disease Prevention Specialist, Tucson Medical Center, 2010 -


pic of brooke benderBrooke Bender, MPH – Family and Child Health International

Peace Corps South Africa, 2003-05
Fellows Service - AZ AIDS Education and Training Center
Research Projects Coordinator, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO


pic of Hannah CarlsonHannah Carlson, MPH – Health Behavior, Health Promotion

Peace Corps Azerbaijan, 2005-07
Fellows Service - Internship Cooperative Extension, Santa Cruz County; Coordinator for Peace Corps Week outreach presentations
Assistant Director of Program Planning and Evaluation for Community, Environment & Policy Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ
Senior Health Educator, Santa Cruz County Cooperative Extension


pic of michelle cavanaughMichelle Cavanaugh, MS Natural Resources

Peace Corps Nicaragua 2004-06
Fellows Service - USDA Volunteer Watershed Management Group
Scientist in Natural Resources, Tucson
Hydrologic Technician, USDA Southwest Watershed Research Center (ARS), Tucson


pic of eva cosyleonEva Cosyleon, MS Planning

Peace Corps Ghana 2002-04
Fellows Service - Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County, Asset Mapping project
Estimator, Byerly & Cosyleon, Denver, CO
Vice President, Estimator, Safety Officer, and Project Coordinator, Cosyleon & Cosyleon, Inc. (2009-), Pueblo, CO


pic of james cramerJames Cramer, MA Teaching and Teacher Education

Peace Corps Chad 2005-05
Fellows Service - Somali Bantu Association of Tucson, AZ
Peace Corps Volunteer - South Africa, July 2009 - 2011
Teacher at the American School of Kinshasa



pic of becca cramerRebecca Cramer, MA Language, Reading and Culture

Peace Corps Chad 2005-06
Fellows Service - Somali Bantu Refugee Association of Tucson; Peace Corps Week Coordinator; President Peace Corps Fellows Club
Peace Corps Volunteer - South Africa, July 2009 - 2011
ELS/English Teacher at the American School of Kinshasa


pic of aimee diehlAimee Diehl Stone, MPH Health Behavior, Health Promotion

Peace Corps Nicaragua 2005-07
Fellows Service - UA Community Medicine/Sonoral UCEDD/ Border Disability Conference Assessment
Research Associate, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ
Evaluation Coordinator, Arizona State University, Tucson campus


pic of Rachel HillRachel Hill, MLA Landscape Architecture

Peace Corps Burkina Faso, 2003-05
Fellows Service - Drachman Institute, Building Healthy Neighborhoods with HUD
Fulbright IIE Fellow in Croatia, 2009-10
Landscape Architect at Verzone Woods Architectes, Switzerland
Landscape Architect, Portland State University (2013)
Landscape Designer and Urban Planner, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Portland, OR (2011-)


pic of beau jamseBeau James, MA Near East Studies

Peace Corps China, 2005-07
Fellows Service - Partnership for Equity and Civic Engagement (PECE)
PhD student in East Asian Studies, University of Arizona


pic of rachel kranchRachel Kranch, MPH Maternal and Child Health

Peace Corps Togo, 2004-06
Fellows Service - Cooperative Extension Pima County Nutrition Education Project
Nutrition Educator, Cooperative Extension, Tucson, AZ
Peace Corps Response - Malawi - Aug. 2009 - 10
Student at Cornell, Fall 2010 - 2011
Ph.D. Student in Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, 2011-


pic of lesley newmanLesley Newman, MA English/Linguistics, 2007-2009 

Peace Corps Dominican Republic, 2004- 06
Fellows Service - Wildcat School ESL Coordinator; UA Peace Corps Recruiter, Traveler's Aid
Teacher at UA Center for English as a Second Language
Fulbright Researcher in Oaxaca, Mexico (2011-12)
Fulbright teacher of English in Vietnam (2012-13)

pic of jessica riscoJessica Risco, MPH Maternal and Child Health

Peace Corps Morocco, 2002-2003
Fellows Service - UA Mobile Health Clinic and the Social Justice Leadership Council, University of Arizona
Teacher at Arts for All, 2009
Consultant for Theater of Oppression Workshops
Instructor, Addis Ababba, 2010-11
Consultant with St:ART Theatre (Socially Transformative Art Workshops), San Francisco, CA, 2011
ESL Teacher, Brandon College, San Francisco Bay Area (2011-)


pic of deb vittnerDeb Vittner, MPH Health Behavior, Health Promotion

Peace Corps Bolivia, 2004 - 06
Fellows Service - Mealtime Connections, LLC. Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist, The HSC Pediatric Center, Washington DC, 2009-