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After Lewis & Clark

Our students gain expertise in writing, researching, critical analysis, and public speaking—solid preparation for many post-graduate careers. This is what some of our graduates are doing now:

  • Naomi Pomeroy ’97 founded the Portland restaurant Beast and has authored a cookbook and appeared on popular television shows.
  • Jeremy Skinner ’00 is a library director and practicing historian in southern Oregon, where he serves on the boards of nonprofits supporting rural education and development.
  • Quinn Slobodian ’00 is an associate professor of history at Wellesley College. He has published ​Foreign Front: Third World Politics in Sixties West Germany​ (Duke, 2012) and G​lobalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism​ (Harvard, 2018).
  • Josh Silverman ’06 is an officer in the Portland Police Bureau’s Behavioral Health Unit, created to find more effective ways to address the mental health crisis on Portland streets.
  • David Harrelson ’07 is cultural resources manager for The Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde.
  • Tessa Idelwine ’09 is a film preservationist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  • Tim Wood ’09 is an architectural historian at the international engineering firm AECOM.
  • Kali DeWitt ’10 is a Department of State political officer in London.
  • Trushaa Castelino ’15 is completing an MA in nonproliferation and terrorism studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
  • Caleb Diehl ’16 is a correspondent at ​Oregon Business m​ agazine​.
  • Glenna Gee-Taylor ’18 is pursuing her JD at Duke Law School, where she works for the Wrongful Convictions Clinic.

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