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Karen Flannagan ‘12 has been working as a laboratory technician at Michigan Medical Genetics and will start a Master of Public Health in epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in September 2014.

Shane Hogle ’10, NSF Fellow, is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in marine chemistry and geochemistry at Scripps Institute of Oceanography in San Diego.

Ben Williams ’01 earned his Ph.D. as an NSF Fellow in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow with Nobel Laureate Linda Buck on researching brain function. After serving as a Senior Science Writer for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, he is now a Program Officer for the Helmsley Charitable Trust.

Ian Henry ‘01 earned a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Purdue University and is now a Senior Scientist at Proctor and Gamble, as well as a member of Earlham’s Board of Trustees.

Some of our graduates have selected careers in teaching, from high school to postsecondary:

Erin Litchfield ‘12 graduated with a double major in Chemistry and Mathematics from Earlham. She earned a Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship to pursue a Masters of Teaching at Ohio University and is currently teaching science and math at Trimble High School, Ohio.

Steve Fletcher ‘02 was a math and science instructor for 10 years at George school, and is currently pursuing his doctoral degree at Temple University.

Kalani Seu ‘02 pursued a Ph.D. in bioanalytical chemistry at Purdue University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Earlham College.

Other post graduate outcomes include careers in medical fields and industry:

Doug Hardesty ‘07 graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with College and Departmental Honors in Chemistry. He entered Medical School at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where his research focused on neuro-oncology as well as adult and pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Hardesty is currently completing his residency training as a neurosurgeon at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.

Mike Faile ‘01 works as an industrial chemist for Lubrizol.


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