Archive for 2009

Stephen Henderson (’96)

Stephen Henderson (’96) teaches English in Osaka, Japan. He reports that “My two most memorable conversations were with an 80-year old man who fled Japan to China in the 1930s and lived out the war hiding in Manchuria. He had hundreds of wonderful stories to tell. I also had the opportunity to “interview” a woman […]

Chris deLaubenfels (’08)

Chris deLaubenfels (’08) is spending the 2008-09 academic year teaching in New York City, as part of Teach for America.

Kaaren Williamsen (’95)

Kaaren Williamsen, a 1995 graduate of Gustavus, is the Director of the Gender, Women and Sexuality Center at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota. You can still find Kaaren’s senior thesis on our department webpage.

Kara Barnette (’05)

2005 graduate Kara Barnette is a member of the philosophy department at Westminster College in Salt Lake City Utah. Kara’s path took her first to graduate school at the University of Oregon, and then to a stint teaching back in her old department at Gustavus. While her teachers-then-colleagues miss her, we’re delighted that she found […]

Jeanie Reese (’92)

Jeanie Reese (’92) is the mother of another philosophy department graduate; Don McNeil (’85).

Mary Stone

Mary Stone is studying at University of Denver’s School of Social Work, where she will receive an MSW in animal-assisted social work.

Bjorn Hedstrom (’05)

Bjorn Hedstrom (’05) received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota. He is now employed as an attorney for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. Bjorn has this to say about how philosophy prepared him for the study of law.

Andi Twiton (’08)

After two years with   Lutheran Volunteer Corps, Andi Twiton (’08) is attending Luther Northwestern Seminary in St. Paul as of the fall of 2010.

Andrew Erickson (’05)

Andrew Erickson (’05) is a graduate student in history at the University of Wisconsin.

Adam Tehle (’07)

Adam Tehle (’07) has returned to Gustavus, where he is proudly serving as an admission counselor for the college. We expect to net a LOT more philosophy majors as a result of having an “in” in admissions!