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What can you do with a PAGS major?

Peace and Global Studies graduates from Earlham pursue a variety of graduate programs and careers. Our interdisciplinary approach provides a solid foundation for future study and job opportunities.

PAGS graduates are also highly successful at winning national and international fellowships, including, but not limited to, the prestigious Watson Fellowship and Fulbright Awards.

Listed below are examples of jobs, fellowships, and graduate programs our PAGS alumni have chosen.

Graduate Programs

M.A. in Human Development
Earlham '02; Pacific Oaks '06

School of Law
Earlham '02; Indiana University '04

Masters of Science in Social Work
Earlham '02; University of Texas '09

Ph.D. in Political Economics
Earlham '76; University of Massachusetts/Amherst '85

M.A. in Latin American Studies
Earlham '99; University of Arizona '05

Masters of Divinity
Earlham '91; Yale Divinity School '96

Masters of Education
Earlham '96; Lesley University '99

Certificate in Ecological Horticulture
Earlham '03; UC Santa Cruz '08

Masters in Public Health Education
Earlham '03; University of North Carolina '08

Certificate of Transformational Ecopsychology
Earlham '02; Southwestern College '09

M.S. in Management and Management PhD.
Earlham '93; Boston College '07, '09

Ph.D. in Psychology
Earlham '78; University of Missouri '99

Masters of Theological Studies
Earlham '95; Wesley Theological Seminary '00

Masters of Informational Technology
Earlham '89; Stevens Institute of Technology '08

M.F.A. in Dramatic Arts
Earlham '02; UC Davis '08



The Watson

The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship offers college graduates of "unusual promise" a year of independent, purposeful exploration and travel -- in international settings new to them -- to enhance their capacity for resourcefulness, imagination, openness, and leadership and to foster their humane and effective participation in the world community.

Basil Farraj (PAGS 2014) - “Palestinian Borderline Identity: A Quest for an Alternative Palestinian Identity,” Chile, Norway, France and the United Arab Emirates

Maggie Jesme (PAGS 2014) - “Healing Sans Hegemony: Exploring the Incorporation of Traditional Medicine into Post-Conflict Healthcare Reconstruction” Rwanda, India, Nepal, East Timor and Bolivia

Jonathan Jenner (PAGS 2010) - "Worker and Producer Cooperatives: Their Communities and Contexts" Argentina, Spain, Italy, India

Juan Navarrete (PAGS 2008) - "The Cartoonist's Pen is Mightier than The Sword: Exploring the Impact of Political Cartoons" Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Uruguay

Megan Kennedy (PAGS 2004) - "Conscious Margins: Social Justice and the Discourse of Global Hip-Hop" France, Spain, Tanzania, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Dominican Republic

The Fulbright

Designed to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries, the Fulbright program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the United States government. The grants cover living and travel expenses. 

Rosalyn Endlich (PAGS 2012) Fulbright Research/Study Award 2014 - "Urban Agriculture and the Right to the City: A Comparative Study of Toronto and Detroit", Masters in Environmental Studies at York University, Toronto, Canada

Sarah Chalfin (PAGS 2012) Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award, Sri Lanka



Community Organizing/Advocacy/Activism

Midwest Assistant Coordinator, Real Food Challenge

National Organizer, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador

Conflict Resolution Trainer, Peace Education Program

Lead Union Organizer, Service Employees International Union


Director of Victim Offender Reconciliation, Community Justice & Mediation Center

Appeals Officer/Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture National Appeals Division

Senior Trial Attorney, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Attorney, Eviction Defense Network

Higher Education

Associate Professor of Economics, State University of New York

Assistant Anthropology Professor, College of Wooster

Associate Professor of Economics and Women's Studies, State University of New York/College at Purchase


Program Manager, Public Health, Montgomery County

Global Health Advocate, Community of Hope

Sexuality Educator, Planned Parenthood

Government – Local, State and International

Project Manager, Public Transportation, Sound Transit

Research/Partnerships Coordinator,The United Nations

Legislative Coordinator, City of Austin Water Utility


Environmental Educator/Park Naturalist, County Parks

Lead Teacher, Abington Friends School

Wilderness Therapy Program Leader, The Monarch Center for Family Healing

Diversity Educator, Diversity Consulting & Sexual Violence Prevention Education

Non-Profit Work 

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Teach for America

Communication, ACCION International

Member and Volunteer, Jubilee House Community; Center for Development in Central America


Faculty Research Assistant, University of Cambridge

Research Analyst, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Research/Media Director, Texans for Public Justice


Reporter, Business Week Magazine

Coordinator, Democracy Now! In Spanish

Systems Coordinator, The Washington Post

Faith Vocations

Ordained Clergy Person, United Church of Christ

Consultant, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice

Faith Work Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Senior Pastor, Central Congregational Church

Development Work 

Program Associate, Winrock International

Program Coordinator, Center for Global Education

Human Rights

High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations

Work with Goodwill Ambassadors, Japan Committee for UNICEF

Sustainable Agriculture

Professional Development Office, University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences

Instructor, University of Massachusetts, Stockbridge School of Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture Farmer, Organic CSA

Social Work

Social Worker, California Hospital

Psychotherapist, Private Practice

Bilingual Social Worker, Child Center of New York


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