ALUMNI/AE CAREERS

This listing shows some of the many careers in which Wesleyan German majors since the early 1970's are making meaningful contributions:

Mark Gelber ’72: Professor and Director, Research Center for Austrian and German Studies, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Douglas Morris ’76: Attorney, Federal Defenders of New York, Southern and Eastern District; author of Justice Imperiled: The Anti-Nazi Lawyer Max Hirschberg in Weimar Germany

James Lyons ’77: Author and theater director in Germany

Ellen Fleischmann ’77, Professor of History, University of Dayton

Joyce Sidman ’78: Children’s book author

Andrea Gabor ’78: Bloomberg Professor of Journalism, Baruch College, author of The Capitalist Philosophers, The Man who Discovered Quality, and Einstein’s Wife

Wolfgang Natter ’78: Vice President for Academic Affairs, The College of St. Scholastica, Minnesota

Heidi Mastrogiovanni ’79: Writer for film, radio, and television, author of Lala Pettibone: Standing Room Only and Lala Pettibone: Part Two

Joseph Blum ’79: Partner and General Counsel, Global Infrastructure Partners

Alice Cronin-Golomb ’79: Professor of Psychology, Director, Vision and Cognition Laboratory, and Co-Director, Center for Clinical Biopsychology, Boston University

Philip Boehm ’80: Theater director and literary translator, St. Louis

Ingrid Roehl Schmidt ’82:  Associate Vice Provost for External Relations and Development in the Office of Global Engagement, North Carolina State University

Karen Donfried ’84: President, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Trustee, Wesleyan University

Douglas Rooney ’84: Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey

John Brooks ’85: Medical epidemiologist, Director of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bellamy Pailthorp ’89: Environmental reporter, KNKX, Seattle

Christine Lotze ’86: Partner, Heidrick and Struggles International

Angela Gulielmetti ’86: German Teacher, Cheshire CT Public Schools

Sherry Lehr Föhr ’89: Instructor, Writing Center, University of Heidelberg

Rolando Montecalvo ’91: Freelance writer, editor, translator

Maria Snyder ’91: Associate Professor of German and French, Central College, Iowa

Keri Cascio ’94: Executive Director, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), A Division of the American Library Association (ALA)

Amanda Palmer ’98: Performance artist

Ilya Marritz ’99: Reporter, WNYC, New York

Kannan Vasudevan ’01: Tenor, Los Angeles Opera

Justin Gundlach ’03: Staff Attorney, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University Law School

Gregory Heller ’04: Executive Director, Pennsylvania Redevelopment Authority

Annika Brink ’04: Regional Director of Energy Efficiency, National Housing Trust

Damon Jenkins ’05: Deputy Public Defender, Kern City CA Public Defender’s Office

Emrah Yildiz ’05: Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Middle East & North African Studies, Northwestern University

Rory Bradley ’07: Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies, Colby College

Lirra Schiebler Hill ’07: Senior Planner, Erwin Penland, Chicago

Elisabeth Lauffer ’07: Children’s book editor and literary translator

Leif Weatherby ’07: Assistant Professor of German, New York University

Marianna Foos ’08: Associate Developer, Biogen, Inc., Cambridge MA

Jason Kavett ’09: Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies, Bard College

William Krieger ’11: Ph.D. Candidate in German Studies, Cornell University

Catherine Steidl ’11: Ph.D. Candidate in Archaeology, Brown University

James Gardner ’13: Project Manager, BERBUS|A, Berlin

Avery Trufelman ’13: Producer, 99% Invisible

Maxwell Kaplan ’13: M.A. Candidate in Applied Linguistics and researcher, Boston University

Mari Jaris ’14: Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature, Princeton University