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Alumni

What can you do with a degree in history? Frame it. Then embark on a brilliant career in any field you choose. Take a look at some of our success stories.

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    Sarah has taken a circuitous path back to Southwestern, where she is interning at the University library. She plans to pursue a degree in Library Science.
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    Anne Fenley, a native Texan who majored in history at Southwestern describes herself as cheerful, reliable, quirky and musical. As a student, she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Omicron, Student Congress, Chorale and Opera Theatre; she held a job at a law office and an internship at the Williamson County Museum; and says during all of that she “consumed copious amounts of coffee at Cianfrani Coffee Co.”
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    Historians often study explorers, but Akshay has decided to become one.
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    Lesley planned to go to grad school soon after SU, but then she discovered how educational her World War II museum job could be.
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    History and German Major, Paideia Scholar,  Tennis, Pirate Bike Promotion, Destination: Service
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    After studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, during her senior year, Perri decided to return to live and work there immediately after graduation.
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    Combining her love of history with her passion for creativity, Amanda is finishing her last year at The George Washington University, where she is studying museum exhibition content development and design.
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    2009 history graduate’s latest adventure is a 342-mile ski crossing of Greenland to raise money for Doctors Without Borders.
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    Having learned the history of many world cultures while at Southwestern, Khaleed now puts his skills to use in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where he teaches high school English.
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    A Southwestern graduate with a double major in History and English, Christina now is at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, working on her PhD in Composition and Rhetoric.
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    A native of Brownsville, Fernie Reyes is now in Tulane University’s Latin American Studies M.A. program, where he is writing his Master’s Thesis on the border patrol and their place in the immigration debate.