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!


Julia C. Corrin ’07

American Studies

Carnegie Mellon University, University Archivist


Briana J. Cain ’09

American Studies, Political Economy

PowerObjects, Brand Engagement and Digital Strategy Manager

Adriana Castillo ’18

American Studies, Educational Studies

H-E-B, Assistant Store Director

Pamela A. Johnson ’72

American Studies

Pamela Johnson Consulting LLC, Consultant

Birungi R. Mutebi ’02

Media Studies, American Studies

Facebook, Insights Marketing Lead, North America

Victoria R. Ostenso ’15

American Studies

Del Norte and Tribal Lands Community Food Council, Director

Christiane K. Pike ’84

American Studies


Hannah B. Price ’97

American Studies

Mary Kay Cosmetics, Independent Sales Director


Mariveliz A. Aguilar ’13

American Studies

BIM BAM Body Magic, Founder & Owner

Education (Higher Ed)

Jennifer P. Blanchard ’96

English, American Studies

Bates College, Senior Writer and Assistant to the President

John M. Knapp ’09

American Studies

Marquette University, Director of External Relations

Education (Pre K-12)

R. Ernesto Cruz, III ’01

Media Studies, American Studies

The Latin School of Chicago, Teacher

Abigail H. Easton ’16

American Studies, Educational Studies, AFAMC

StoryCorps, Education Partnerships

Wendy Harris ’00

American Studies, AFAMC, LTAMC

Metro Deaf School, Teacher

Laura K. Henry ’13

American Studies

Minneapolis Public Schools, Social Studies Teacher

Ariana B. Kiener ’10

Educational Studies, American Studies, AFAMC

EdAllies, Senior Strategic Communications Director

Natalie A. Reinhart ’15

American Studies, American Studies

St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, Social Studies Teacher


Phoebe L. Chastain ’14

American Studies, WGSTC

WellShare International, Program Manager

Info Systems/Technology/Library

Jesse Alter ’03

Media Studies, American Studies

Imperial College London, Digital Content and Social Media Manager

Sydney L. Botz ’19

American Studies, Computer Science

ThoughtWorks, Consultant Developer

Legal Professions

Kate Zerwas Graham, J.D. ’06

American Studies

Maser, Amundson, Boggio & Hendricks, PA, Associate Attorney

Other Careers

Serena W. Chalaka ’17

American Studies

Pilot, Onboarding Operations

Vivian Do ’16

American Studies, Mathematics/Statistics

Anna K. Guasco ’16

American Studies

Thomas J. Hiura ’17

American Studies

Victor M. Huerta ’18

American Studies, Biochemistry

Youth Policy Institute, Data Analyst

Allyson A. Jeidy ’19

American Studies

Julie C. Lund ’83

American Studies

Tsongfw Moua ’10

Educational Studies, American Studies

Sarah G. Toce ’06

American Studies

Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Associate

Science/Lab Research

Stacey L. Pelika ’96

Educational Studies, American Studies

National Education Association, Director of Research

Social Service/Advocacy

Lee A. Bascom, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S ’86

American Studies

Abigail R. Baum ’08

American Studies, Educational Studies

The Pew Charitable Trusts, Senior Associate, Health Impact Project