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Asian Studies graduate

Meet our Graduates

Tara Clance has completed her Master’s in Chinese Politics and Diplomacy at Fudan University, Shanghai and works as a free lance actress and vocalist in Shanghai.   

Jerel Henderson lives in Hiroshima where he is International Relations Consultant for Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team

Dianna Antenucci first went to work in Japan as a JET recipient and now ives in Arakawa-ku, Tokyo and works  at Yoyogi International School

Samantha Huber lives in Quzhou, China where she works for the Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation.

Ryan Pino has completed his Master’s in Comparative Philosophy at Fudan University and is beginning study at Yale in the fall 2017. .

Chelsea Johnson Elspeth lives in Lucknow, India where she is studying advanced Urdu at the American Institute of Indian Studies on a grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education. Below, Chelsea at Sri Meenakshi Temple in Madurai

Paul Shaw has moved to Kayabe-gun, Hokkaido, Japan as a Japan English Teaching  (JET) professional.

Jennifer Toppins taught advanced writing, oral communication and movie appreciation to third-year English majors and postgraduate non-English majors at Zhengzhou University in 2016-17 and is beginning her graduate work at Fudan University in the fall 2017

Jackson Wells studies at Zhejiang University, having moved to Hangzhou from Beijing.  He continues to write music in English and Chinese and perform in China.

Salwa Saba has a Fulbright appointment in Taiwan

Chris Dickerson has accepted a position teaching English in the School of Foreign Languages at Zhengzhou University, Henan, China. Chris holds the Oxford Seminar TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification for teaching English as a Second Language.

Haley Gannaway and Christian Crawford have taken positions in the Japan English Teaching (JET) program by the Ministry of Education in Japan.