Department of Religious Studies
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Graduating Majors: Laxmi Kotha, Candace Myers, Adam Shakarjian, and Joshua Eggen
Graduating Minors: Kristine Graham, Megan Grobbel, Krystin Haapala, Georgiana Inggrid, Bailey Judson, Brandon Kosinski, Miranda McCrady, and Alexandra Meyer
Graduating Majors: Tsiporah Davis, Tim Delong, Christina Hallam, Lesley Lloyd, Dustin Moretz, Tiffany Newsom, Elizabeth Nykamp, Adam Shakarjian
Graduating Minors: Christian Andersen, John Brundage, Robert Cermak, Adam Collins, Geoffrey Knight, Nora Riggs, Rebekah Snyder
Graduating Majors: Kyle Bryce, Datie Condon, David DeVore, James McKee and Jonathan Tostige
Graduating Minors: Leslie Barker, Alexandria Hamlin, Ashley Miracle, Krysta Schroeder and Claudia Toro
Graduating Majors: Olivia Choate, Christopher Ferriole, Denni Lakhan, Nicholas Lessnau, Mark Miller, Christopher White
Graduating Minors: Jessica Berndt, Colin Carr, Justin DeHondt, Joshua Deuel, Lauren Eskler, Elise Gotham, Vanessa Hartel, Erica Mazur, Nathan Merling, Rebekah Poxson, Patricia Rewa, Lainey Rubin, Samantha Salhaney
Graduating Majors: Christopher DeLong, Grace Gibson, Elizabeth Heimler, Julia Humenik, Virginia Mapes, Jessica McGarity, Kayla Schultz, Katherine Wiese
Graduating Minors: Alexandra Beach, Emily Comella, John Forgrave, Jessica Homrich, Nicholas Lane, Daniel Palmer, Mathew Peters, Sandeep Singh, Matthew Van Linden, Rhonda Vander Zwaag, Daniel Willenberg
Graduating Majors: John Baker-Streevy, Benjamin Bower, Christina Griffith, Jeffrey Kline, Steven Maisel, Amanda Morgan, Simone Anderson, Marc Haugen, Robert Merrill
Graduating Minors: Candace Bonner, Kehvren Dobbins, Meredith Hammond, Colin Murray, Erika Nichols, Allison Rowlett, Jeffrey Skeans
Graudating Majors: Amanda Barnett, Chase Boggs-Smitley, Ahmed Chaudhry, Rachel Freedman-Doan, Daniel Hart, Fred Kraft, Dianne Marshall, Calli McCain, Casey Dexter, Christa Scott, Andrew Sheppard, Kate Van Ness
Graduating Minors: Chelsea Boundy, Benjamin Gorczyca, William Sweeter, Jonathon Reynolds, Eric Schroeder, Evyn Lewis, Megan Sullivan
Graduating Majors: Hannah Barnes, Eric Bowdich, Corey Grazul, Erin Holdren, Joel Pier-Fitzgerald, Hannah Rutgers
Graduating Minors: Julie Cieszkowski, Erika Comment, Lisa Keef, Michael Parka, Matthew Miller, Sarah Turner, Lisa Vacca
Graduating Majors: Danica Dumsch, Brittany Hainline, Mathew Hancock, Mathew Milligan
Graduating Minors: Hillary Burgess, Heather Dukes, Jennifer Fleischmann, Hilary Korstange, Tracey Martin, Daniel O'Brien, Christine Schneider
Hometown/High School: Clinton Township, MI; Chippewa Valley High School
Majors/Minors/Institutes: History Major, Spanish and Journalism Minor; Ford Institute and Honors Program
Campus Organizations: Kappa Kappa Psi Band fraternity, Delta Gamma Sorority, British Eighth Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Student Senate, and Model United Nations
Why I Chose Ford: I've always been very interested in politics and the effect that political events have had on American history. The Ford Institute offered a great opportunity for me to immerse myself in the politics and get first-hand experience in its process. I've also been very devoted to service, mostly in my own community, and Ford allowed me to become involved with service at a state and even a national level. The biggest selling point for me was the required internship that all Fordies must complete- it's a great opportunity that I wouldn't have been able to have if I had gone to a big state school.
Internship Plans: I hope to intern at the Library of Congress or at the Senate Historian's Office because it would allow me to work with both historical archives and congressional research teams. I would get the experience I need in history and politics at the same time.
Post Grad Plans: I would really like to go to graduate school for history and perhaps get a job writing for a newspaper on the side. Afterwards, I will hopefully have a job either teaching at a college and writing books or working at the Library of Congress, the National Archives, or the Senate Historian's Office.
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