American Studies majors end up in a wide range of careers. Please let us (and your classmates) know what you’re up to by creating a profile. We want to hear from you!


Natalie S. Jacobson ’18

American Studies

Augsburg University, Program Manager, Food Initiatives

Birungi R. Mutebi ’02

Media Studies, American Studies

Calla X. Slayton ’20

American Studies, Educational Studies

EAB, Research Associate


Jesse Alter ’03

Media Studies, American Studies

Imperial College London, Head of Community Communications

Gregory J. Hunter ’09

American Studies

Lerner Publishing Group, Editorial Director

Siena Leone-Getten ’22

American Studies, History

MN350, Communications Manager

Julie C. Lund ’83

American Studies

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, Senior Manager, Donor Relations

Education (Higher Ed)

Jennifer P. Blanchard ’96

English, American Studies

Bates College, Senior Writer and Assistant to the President

Anna K. L. Guasco ’16

American Studies

University of Cambridge, Ph.D. Student

John M. Knapp ’09

American Studies

Marquette University, Executive Director of Innovation Alley

Jay S. Plasman ’03

American Studies

Ohio State University, Assistant Professor

Education (Pre K-12)

Jean M. Capizzi ’99

American Studies, ENTSC

Kingsley Montessori School, Elementary Learning Specialist

Laura K. Henry ’13

American Studies

Columbus City Schools, Gifted Intervention Specialist

Peter Hill ’00

American Studies

Red Cloud Indian School Lakota Immersion Program, Linguistic Specialist

Natalie A. Reinhart ’15

American Studies

St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, Social Studies Teacher


Eryn Deeming Kehe ’96

American Studies

Metro, Planning Dept. Communications Manager

Government/Public Service

Allyson A. Jeidy ’19

American Studies

Evicted in Oregon (Portland State University), Court Observer-Documentor


Phoebe L. Chastain ’14

American Studies, WGSTC

WellShare International, Program Manager

Info Systems/Technology/Library

Sydney L. Botz ’19

Computer Science, American Studies

ThoughtWorks, Consultant Developer

Legal Professions

Kate Zerwas Graham, J.D. ’06

American Studies

Self Employed, Attorney

Other Careers

Mariveliz A. Aguilar ’13

American Studies

Leslie S. Gamache ’96

American Studies

Victor M. Huerta ’18

American Studies, Biochemistry

Public Policy

Will Yetvin ’18

American Studies

Abt Associates, Analyst

Science/Lab Research

Stacey L. Pelika ’96

Educational Studies, American Studies

National Education Association, Director of Research

Social Service/Advocacy

Erin M. Barnett ’92

American Studies