Students who major in history go on to careers in many different professions. Their understanding of the past and their ability to find commonality in the
variety of human experiences makes history majors desirable employees in many fields.
From professional careers to graduate studies to non-profit work, here is a look at how recent history graduates make their mark beyond the Hill.
Margaret V. Armstrong '14
J.D. candidate, University of Richmond School of Law, Washington, DC
Emma C. Strickler '14
Immigration paralegal, Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke, New York, NY
Julia C. Anderson '13
Education and community programs coordinator, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Remy M. Bernstein '13
Managing editor, L&T Co. (Longneck and Thunderfoot), New York NY
Ariana Skye McSweeney '13
MSc student of architectural conservation, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Kelsey A. Trueblood '13
Development assistant, , Faculty of Arts and Science Campaign Management at Harvard University, Cambridge MA
Rebecca Wenzlau ’10
Product manager, Social Commerce, Ebay Inc., San Francisco, CA
Holden A. Rasche ’10
Copywriter, Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY
David M. Black ’09
Assistant archivist, The World Bank, Washington, DC
Theodore S. Eismeier ’08
Account supervisor, Hager Sharp, Washington, DC
Alexander W. Caulfield ’08
Senior director of communications, Columbus Crew Professional Soccer Team, Columbus, OH
Margaret H. Willison ’07
Public services assistant, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA
Kate E. Flinner ’06
Researcher and writer, New Knowledge Ltd.
Curator, The Museum Journal, New York, NY
Joseph Abrams ’06
Associate editorial page editor, The New York Post, New York, NY
Andrew O. Vaught ’05
Artistic director, Cripple Creek Theatre Company, New Orleans, LA
Laura Hillenbrand ’89
Best-selling author of historical nonfiction books Seabiscuit and Unbroken
Matthew Winkler ’77
Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg News, New York, NY
Mary will be teaching English to university students in Argentina. She has also received a grant to work within the community to start a music appreciation and exchange club, focusing on songs with both Spanish and English lyrics and drawing on research that she began at Kenyon on Argentina's "rock nacional."
Conor has been accepted to the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program (ETA) in Uruguay and will be teaching English in the capital, Montevideo, and in the provinces. He will also take classes at a local university and continue research on his senior thesis topic, militant cinema in the Southern Cone during the 1960s and 1970s. Conor is also planning to organize a screenwriting club for students to facilitate English learning.