2014 Graduates

May 2014 Graduates

Moira Alexander, M.P.H., Public Health/HBHP
Health Education, El Rio Clinic, Tucson, AZ
Health Education and Outreach Coordinator, Pima County Health Department
Training Facilitator, Heartsavers, Inc.
Internships: Program Development and Evaluation Intern for AzCHOW; Wellness and Health Promotion Intern at El Rio Community Health Center
Past President of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona/Desert Doves
Peace Corps Morocco
Jessica Befort, M.A. Teach Arizona
English Teacher, Flowing Wells High School, Tucson
Internship and Student Teaching: Sunnyside High School
Peace Corps Liberia
Erin L. Dougherty, M.P.H., Public Health/HBHP
Doctoral student, San Diego, CA
Program Coordinator - Dental, El Rio Community Health Center
Internship: El Rio Community Health Center Dental Clinic
Peace Corps Peru
Annika Ericksen, Ph.D., Anthropology
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Environmental Studies and African Studies, Gustavas Adolphus College, Minnesota
Internship: Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology
Peace Corps Mongolia
Kate Faschan, M.P.H., Public Health/HBHP
LTJB, Medical Service Officer, U.S. Navy
Program Coordinator, Senior; Health Promotion Sciences, UA
Internships: Arizona AIDS Education Training Center, Family and Community Medicine; Iskashitaa Refugee Network
Peace Corps Swaziland
Grace Harrison, M.A., Teach Arizona
Spanish Teacher, Salpointe Catholic High School, Tucson
Internship and Student Teaching: Catalina Magnet High School
Peace Corps Ecuador
Richard Johnson, M.S., Geography and Development
Doctoral student in Geography and Development
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Internship: UA Institute for Environment Outreach
Peace Corps Guatemala
Chienfa Kao, M.A., Teach Arizona
Chemistry Teacher, Phoenix, AZ
Internship and Student Teaching: Carl Hayden High School, Phoenix
Peace Corps Turkmenistan
Abby Lohr, M.P.H., Public Health/Global Health
Arizona Prevention Research Center Senior Research Specialist at The University of Arizona Health Sciences
Community Resource and Grants Manager, Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona
Internships: Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; Graduate Assistant Coordinator for Coverdell Fellows
Peace Corps Guatemala
Yegor Makhiboroda, M.B.A., Business Management
Co-founder & COO at PitchVantage
Internships: Net Impact; Living Streets Alliance
Peace Corps Vanuatu
Lauren McCullough, M.P.H., Public Health/HBHP
Program Coordinator, University of Arizona Nutrition Network
Internship: National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders
Peace Corps Paraguay
Benjamin Pawlowski, M.A., Art Education/Art & Visual Culture
Teacher, Basis Oro Valley
Internships: The Drawing Studio; Frank and Edith Boys and Girls Club; BICUS
Peace Corps Thailand
Elizabeth Salerno Valdez, M.P.H., Public Health/HBHP
Doctoral student at MEZCOPH
Assistant Research Social Scientist, University of Arizona Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW); Program Coordinator, TOPS
Internship: El Rio Community Health Center
Peace Corps Peru
Jennifer Slinkard, M.A., English Language/Linguistics
Doctoral student in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching
Internships: UA English Department Writing Program
Peace Corps Mauritania; Peace Corps Response Liberia
Lindsay Walker, M.P.H., Public Health/HBHP
Oregon State University
Assistant Director, El Grupo Youth Cycling, Tucson
Internships: Living Streets Alliance; Tierra Wild, Prescott
Peace Corps Fellows Club President
Peace Corps Ecuador
Elizabeth Werner, M.A., Teach Arizona
Chemistry Teacher, Andrada Polytechnic High School, Vail, AZ
Internship and Student Teaching: Tucson Magnet High School and City High School
Peace Corps Tanzania
Bradley Woody, M.A., Art Education
Regional Program Manager, Pablove Shutterbugs, Los Angeles
Internship: Zimmer Children's Museum; UA graduate teaching assistant
Peace Corps Mali

August 2014 Graduates

Irene Farrow, M.P.A., Public Administration and M.A., Latin American Studies
Conservation Assistant - Latin America Region Lands and Infrastructure Units, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA (2016-)
Science Assistant/Science Education Analyst, National Science Foundation (2016)
Project Coordinator, University Research Co., LLC (URC) & Center for Human Services (CHS), (2016)
Peace Corps Response, Peru; Ministry of the Environment, Lima, Peru (2014-2015)
Internships: Pima County - "Pay for Success Financing"; Teacher at Paulo Freire Freedom School/El Pueblo Integral/City High School; Summer Mayoral Fellow at City of Chicago Housing
Peace Corps Peru
Elizabeth Funsch, M.P.H., M.A., Public Health and Latin American Studies
Program Evaluator, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, MD
Program Evaluator, Pima Prevention Partnership
Internship: Pima Prevention Partnership
Treasurer of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Southern Arizona
Peace Corps Ecuador
Lauren Maghran, M.S., Natural Resources Studies
Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco
Internship: AmeriCorps member at Manzo Elementary School
UA Campus Recruiter for U.S. Peace Corps
Peace Corps Dominican Republic

December 2014 Graduates

Neill Minish, M.P.A., Public Administration
Special Initiatives Advisor to the CEO, CNCS, Washington D.C.
Temporary Assistant to the Director of CNCS, Washington D.C.
State Program Specialist, Corporation for National and Community Service, Phoenix, AZ
Internship: United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
Peace Corps Vanuatu
Amy Orr, M.A., Art Education and Museum Studies
Art education teacher, Phoenix, AZ
Art Education Teacher, Ruskruge Bilingual K-8 School, Tucson
Internship and Student Teaching: Borton Elementary School - Environmental Art Program
Peace Corps Vanuatu
Cameron Price, M.P.H., Public Health/Family Child Health/Global
Medical student, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Program Coordinator, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Internship: University of Arizona Peterson Clinics
Peace Corps Swaziland
Caleb Stephens, M.B.A., Eller College/Business Administration
Grants and Finance Analyst, Food for the Hungry, Phoenix, AZ
Internship: UMOM New Day Centers
Peace Corps Namibia