2020-2021 Student Accomplishments

Here is a taste of what we have accomplished as a department in the past 12 months:

  • Over 100 undergraduate majors graduated this year
  • Graduate students have given a total of 25 presentations this year
  • Olga Novoselova will be an Assistant Professor at Emlyon Business School in Lyon, France
  • Ji Hye Kim will begin a postdoctoral position at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Kelly Guinn received the NAEP doctoral student fellowship
  • Hansi Munasinghe received an Outstanding Teaching Assistant award

Our undergraduate majors will be utilizing their degrees in a broad array of jobs upon graduation, and many are beginning graduate school in the fall! From JDs, MSWs, working in non-profit, the financial and health sectors, police officers, and more! These graduates include:

  • Alexis Pfeiffer, Patient Support at Heart of Iowa
  • Adlynn Eveland, Residential Officer at Gerald Hinzman Center Sixth Judicial District
  • Allison Russell, Registered Behavior Technician at ABC Therapy Clinic
  • Amelia Dunivan, Care Coordinator at Hillcrest Family Services
  • Andrew Braafhart, Security Forces Officer for the Air Force
  • Andrew Wendel, future JD from the University of Iowa
  • Ashley Hamilton, future Master of Social Work from the University of Iowa
  • Caleb Kempema, Deputy US Marshal for the Iowa Army National Guard
  • Carly Krakow, Preschool Teacher at Moriah Early Childhood Center
  • Conrad Kim, Korea Federation for Environmental Movements
  • Daniel Halevan, Recruiting Officer for the Phoenix Police Department
  • Emma Degen, future Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Iowa
  • Gabriella Epperson, Production Line Operator at 3M
  • Gretchen Dodge, Military Police Officer for the Army
  • Isaac Sarinana, future JD from the University of Iowa
  • Jacob Elliott, future JD from the University of Iowa
  • Jocelyn Roof, AmeriCorps
  • Julianna Simon, future JD from UIC John Marshall
  • Logan McClintock, Landscape by Design
  • Madyson Koob, Police Officer for the Seattle Police Department
  • Marissa Brown, future Master's in Criminology from Regis University
  • Mason Koelm, future JD from the University of Iowa
  • Max Murin, future Masters in Sports & Recreation Management from the University of Iowa
  • Monica Perez, English Language Assistant at the North American Language & Culture Assistants Program through Auxiliares de Conversación
  • Mya Cavanagh, future Masters in Elementary Education from Western Governor's University
  • Natalie Grodnitzky, future PhD in Criminology from the University of California, Irvine
  • Omar Lopez, future JD
  • Samantha Therme, future Master of Social Work from the University of Iowa
  • Tyler Kretsch, future Master of Science in Law Enforcement, Intelligence, and Analysis from Michigan State University

Congratulations to all!

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