2015 Graduates

Congratulations, 2015 Graduates!       

Spring 2015         

Jenna A. Altherr Flores, M.A. English Language/Linguistics
Doctoral student in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching
Internships: University of Arizona Writing Program; Refugee Education Program (ESL and Literacy) at Pima Community College Adult Basic Education for College and Career; Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Graduate Coordinator
Peace Corps Belize
Jewell Anderson, M.S. Planning, M.S. Architecture
Architect and Planner, Robert Torson Architects, Greater Omaha, NE area
Internship: City of Tucson Downtown Development Corp., Habitat for Humanity
Peace Corps Tonga
Mario Battaglia, M.A. Applied Archaeology
Tribal Ethnographer, Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho
Internship: UA Department of Anthropology, Blackfoot Nation buffalo project
Peace Corps Mali
Sarah Buss, M.P.H. Family & Child Health - Global Health
Program Manager for Reach Out and Read Southern Arizona at Literacy Connects
Instructional Specialist, Senior, University of Arizona
UA Department of Nutritional Sciences
Internship: UA Department of Nutritional Sciences, Walkability Project
Peace Corps Ghana
Laura Eley, M.A. Language, Reading, and Culture
ESL Teacher, Rocori Area Schools, St. Cloud, MN
Assistant Director, Young Americans Center for Financial Education
Internship: Peace Corps Fellows Outreach Coordinator
Peace Corps Philippines
Martha Gebhardt, M.S. Natural Resources
Doctoral Student in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Program Coordinator/Research Specialist, Pima County Cooperative Extension
Internship: U.S.A. Phenology Network, UA Cooperative Extension
Peace Corps Morocco
Rachel Glass, M.L.A. Landscape Architecture
Landscape Designer, Coe and Van Loo Consultants, Phoenix, AZ
Internship: Redington Pass Community Planning Project
Peace Corps Ukraine
Conor Fitzgerald, M.P.H. Health Behavior Health Promotion
M.F.A. student in Photography
Internship: Nogales Community Health Center
Peace Corps Honduras and El Salvador
Leah Iverson, M.P.H. Maternal & Child Health; M.A. Latin American Studies
Tour Director and Trainer, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises, Alaska and the Yukon
Internship: Clinica Amistad
Peace Corps El Salvador
Ben Kowalski, M.Ed. Teaching and Teacher Education
Spanish Teacher at Esperero Canyon Middle School
Internship: Spanish teacher, Tucson High School
Peace Corps Ecuador
Katherine Lankford, M.P.A. Public Administration
U.S. State Department
Passport Specialist, U.S. State Department Western Passport Center
Internship: U.S. State Department Western Passport Center
Peace Corps Ukraine
Erin Lockley, M.P.H. Family & Child Health - Global Health
Catholic Relief Services, International Development Program Fellow, Madagascar
Internship: International Rescue Committee
Peace Corps Niger and Benin
Rachel Murray, M.P.H. Family & Child Health - Global Health
ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Division of Global HIV/AIDS
Internships: Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Graduate Coordinator; International Rescue Committee
Peace Corps Sierra Leone
Charles Norton, M.A. French
Instructor of French at Arizona State University
Doctoral student in Anthropology
Internships: Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology, Refugee Project; USAID project in Haiti; Hip Hop research project with refugees in France
Peace Corps Cameroon and Haiti
Dennis Rosemartin, Ph.D. Teaching and Teacher Education, Environmental Education
Assistant Professor, Salem State University, Salem, MA
Internships: Service Learning courses; Davidson Elementary School; Casa Alitas
Peace Corps Nicaragua
Aurora Sartori, M.A. Language, Reading, and Culture
Doctoral student in Language, Reading & Culture
Internship: Refugee Focus
Peace Corps Namibia
Rebecca Shipe, Ph.D. Art Education
Assistant Professor of Art Education, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
Internship: Art teacher, Sunnyside School District
Peace Corps Uzbekistan
Sarah Elisabeth Silverman, M.A. Special Education/Cross Categorical
Special Education Teacher, St. Coud, MN
Internship: La Paloma Charter School, Tucson, AZ
Peace Corps Namibia and Kyrgyz Republic
Katherine L. Silvester, Ph.D. Rhetoric, Composition & Teaching of English
Assistant Professor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Internships: UA Writing Program; GEAR UP; Tucson High School Writing Center; UA Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement; TIARC
Fulbright to Nepal, AAUW Dissertation Fellowship
Peace Corps China
Philip Stevens, Ph.D. Teaching and Teacher Education, Language, Reading & Culture
Assistant Professor, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Internship: Ha:San Middle School; UA Optical Sciences
UA Centennial Award
Peace Corps Paraguay
Ashley Wollersheim, M.A. Special Education/Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Special Education Teacher, Phoenix, AZ
Internship: Special Education Teacher, Phoenix
Peace Corps Mali
Kristen Woodruff, M.P.H. Policy and Management
Spine Care Consultant at Laser Spine Institute, Tampa, FL
Project Manager, HASAG, Tampa, FL
Internship: UA Ash Line Tobacco Prevention
Peace Corps Costa Rica
Natalie Woodrum, M.P.A. Public Administration
Photographer at Studio 19 Photography, San Diego, CA
Internship: Public Administration graduate assistantship
FLAS Fellowship to Brazil
Peace Corps Nicaragua

Winter 2015

Nate Delano, M.S. Water, Society, and Policy
Presidential Management Fellow 2016-2019
Physical Scientist, U.S. EPA Region 2 (New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands)
Peace Corps Paraguay
Laura Fiesel, M.A. Art and Visual Culture Education
Visual Art Teacher, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, New York City (2016-)
Freelance Writer at TheArtStory.org, San Francisco, CA
Internship with Wilcox Against Substance Abuse (WASA)
Peace Corps Peru
Erin Fiorini, M.A. Latin American Studies
Team Leader for Global Citizen Year, Ecuador
Research Assistantship, UA Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology
Internships: Cooperative Extension curriculum develpment and teaching, Tucson Village Farm; Intern for Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry
Peace Corps Ecuador
Sharlot Hart, M.A. Applied Archaeology
Archeologist with the Western Archeological and Conservation Institute
Visual Information Specialist, National Park Service
Peace Corps Madagascar
Lisa Sekulich, M.A. Art and Visual Culture Education
Art Teacher, Tucson
Student Internship: Art Teacher at Flowing Wells High School
Thesis: Space as Syllabus, Installation Art as Pedagogy
Peace Corps Fellows Graphic Designer
Internship with Owl and Panther

Peace Corps Zambia

Andrea G. Wheeler, M.P.H. Family and Child Health - Global Health
Program Coordinator, University of Arizona, Family and Community Medicine
Hall Director, Navajo-Pinal Hall
Internship: SIROW

Peace Corps Dominican Republic

Daniel Wilson, M.P.A. Public Administration
Economist with Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, Phoenix
Service: Social Security Administration, Tucson, AZ

Peace Corps Dominican Republic