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  • I graduated in 2001. I spent two years working as a grant writer at an educational and leadership development not-for-profit called Prep for Prep. Thereafter I went to law school and am currently practicing as a tax and estate planning lawyer in New York; I use the writing skills developed at Dartmouth every day. I've also continued to travel when I can and in recent years have gotten back to Italy as well as to Macchu Picchu, the Galapagos Islands, Japan and China.

  • I am a 2010 graduate of the COLT program at Dartmouth, and received a Fulbright grant to spend the 2010-11 academic year teaching English and studying in Germany. I am currently living in Dresden, where I work in a secondary school and pursue courses in history and literature at the local Technische Universität. In the following years, I plan to return to the United States, to earn a Ph.D. in German Studies. Without the preparation afforded me by the COLT program at Dartmouth, I would very...

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  • After finishing the MA and working with the Rassias Foundation for a summer, I was hired as a French Lecturer at Baylor University.  I am currently enrolled in Stanford's PhD program in French.

  • Marisa Taney, '09, (wrote on March 10, 2010 while in Argentina)

    I love it here, wish I could stay forever, am working really hard but having a great experience.  Coming back to the states in June to go to Law School.  I got into Harvard, Duke, and NYU so I'll be at one of those places!

    On April 28, 2010, Marisa let us know she has decided to go to Harvard Law.  Good luck, Marisa!

  • A 2006 and 2007 graduate of Dartmouth College with a Masters in Comparative Literature, Christina M. Stoltz is a sexual/domestic violence and human trafficking specialist who works as both a shelter coordinator and a crisis intervention advocate in the United States, Russia, and Kyrgyzstan to implement crisis center reforms, to develop safe-house programs, and to organize international relief efforts.  Having served in administrative, research, and direct-service capacities at various crisis...

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  • Since graduating from the COLT Master's program in 2008, I have done several things. Immediately afterwards, I attended Middlebury's Summer Language Schools where I studied Portuguese after receiving the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Fellowship for Peace. Later, I taught English in Mexico, served as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Young Democrats Abroad of Mexico City, and survived swine flu thanks to good friends and a stock of masks. More recently, I accepted a position as a Junior Specialist (...

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  • "Dispatches from Kazakhstan"

    by Kirby Liu, '09 (wrote on September 13, 2009)

    I am in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the next year and a half for a Fulbright grant. I just arrived last week and am still adjusting to the lifestyle here. It gets really cold here (much colder than Hanover) so I am having my mother send me my winter coat.

    I hope all is well in Hanover and that you have a great group of kids to work with. I really miss Dartmouth!

  • I am currently working in finance in NY. I am an 3rd Year Analyst in the Credit Risk Management and Advisory Group at Goldman Sachs.

  •  live in Brooklyn with my wife, Shelly, and our 5 month old son, Rheinhart (we call him Hart). I teach Latin, English, and History at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in Manhattan. The courses I've taught over the past few years include Latin 1-5, AP Latin Literature, AP Latin Vergil, an English Elective on Classical Mythology, and a History Elective on Roman History.

    My English and History courses are interdisciplinary in many respects, and I often draw from my training as a...

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  • Helen Pilinovsky, '02, continued her education at Columbia University, graduating in 2007 with the completion of her dissertation, “Fantastic Emigres: Translation and Acculturation of the Fairy Tale in a Literary Diaspora.” She is currently employed as an assistant professor at California State University, San Bernardino‚ English department, where she teaches courses on children‚ and young adult literature, fairy tales, folklore, and fantasy. She has guest-edited issues of Extrapolation and...

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