Successful Graduates

Whether your interest are political, economic, or cultural, Asian studies prepares you for a wide variety of opportunities. Explore how Coe students have utilized their studies at Coe in their lives and careers.

Name What are they doing now?
David Nordmann '87 (sociology major, Asian Studies minor) Assistant professor of history at Coe College, coordinator of Asian Studies
Jessica Shaw '91 (religion, Asian Studies double major) Lecturer at Arizona State in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Dora Tann '95(art , Asian Studies double major) Marketing, Rockwell Collins
Jennifer Gruber '97 (history major, Asian studies and religion minors) Partner in law firm (Miller, Gruber, and Rosenbluth, LLC)
Peter Yong '97 (computer science and physics majors, Asian studies minor Working at the United Nations with a computer support team
Jana Haritatos '99 (psychology and Asian studies double major, history minor) Post-doctoral fellow in health psychology examining the impact of cultural, ethnic and gender ideals on stress and health among Asian immigrant women and men
Rachel Dorn '02 (art and Asian studies double major, French minor) Ceramic artist and teacher in Yakima, Washington
Michele James '04(Asian studies major, speech minor) Teaching English at Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Nathan Nass '06 (music and Asian studies) Fulbright Fellow in South Korea studying indigenous musical instruments