This listing shows some of the many careers in which Wesleyan German majors since the early 1970's are making meaningful contributions:

Mark Gelber ’72: Professor and Director, Research Center for Austrian and German Studies, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Douglas Morris ’76: Attorney, Federal Defenders of New York, Southern and Eastern District; author of Justice Imperiled: The Anti-Nazi Lawyer Max Hirschberg in Weimar Germany

James Lyons ’77: Author and theater director in Germany

Ellen Fleischmann ’77, Professor of History, University of Dayton

Joyce Sidman ’78: Children’s book author

Andrea Gabor ’78: Bloomberg Professor of Journalism, Baruch College, author of The Capitalist Philosophers, The Man who Discovered Quality, and Einstein’s Wife

Wolfgang Natter ’78: Vice President for Academic Affairs, The College of St. Scholastica, Minnesota

Heidi Mastrogiovanni ’79: Writer for film, radio, and television, author of Lala Pettibone: Standing Room Only and Lala Pettibone: Part Two

Joseph Blum ’79: Partner and General Counsel, Global Infrastructure Partners

Alice Cronin-Golomb ’79: Professor of Psychology, Director, Vision and Cognition Laboratory, and Co-Director, Center for Clinical Biopsychology, Boston University

Philip Boehm ’80: Theater director and literary translator, St. Louis

Ingrid Roehl Schmidt ’82:  Associate Vice Provost for External Relations and Development in the Office of Global Engagement, North Carolina State University

Karen Donfried ’84: President, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Trustee, Wesleyan University

Douglas Rooney ’84: Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey

John Brooks ’85: Medical epidemiologist, Director of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bellamy Pailthorp ’89: Environmental reporter, KNKX, Seattle

Christine Lotze ’86: Partner, Heidrick and Struggles International

Angela Gulielmetti ’86: German Teacher, Cheshire CT Public Schools

Sherry Lehr Föhr ’89: Instructor, Writing Center, University of Heidelberg

Rolando Montecalvo ’91: Freelance writer, editor, translator

Maria Snyder ’91: Associate Professor of German and French, Central College, Iowa

Keri Cascio ’94: Technology Director, Poetry Foundation

Amanda Palmer ’98: Performance artist

Ilya Marritz ’99: Reporter, WNYC, New York

Kannan Vasudevan ’01: Tenor, Los Angeles Opera

Joel Nichols ’02: Children’s Librarian and Branch Manager at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Justin Gundlach ’03: Staff Attorney, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University Law School

Gregory Heller ’04: Executive Director, Pennsylvania Redevelopment Authority

Annika Brink ’04: Regional Director of Energy Efficiency, National Housing Trust

Dominik Heynen ’05: Specialist Leader, Customer Strategy and Applied Design, Deloitte Digital, Washington, DC

Damon Jenkins ’05: Deputy Public Defender, Kern City CA Public Defender’s Office

Emrah Yildiz ’05: Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Middle East & North African Studies, Northwestern University

Cate McCrery ’06: Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, Loyola University, New Orleans

Celia Reddick ’06: Visiting Assistant Professor, Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College

Lirra Schiebler Hill ’07: Senior Planner, Erwin Penland, Chicago

Elisabeth Lauffer ’07: Children’s book editor and literary translator

Andrea Silenzi ’07: Podcast host and producer, Los Angeles

Leif Weatherby ’07: Associate Professor of German, New York University

Marianna Foos ’08: Data Engineer, Bluebird Bio, Boston, MA

Raphael Gerraty ’09: Associate Director, Data Science at Cohen Veterans Bioscience, New York

Jason Kavett ’09: RFP Manager, Asset Management Business Development, Lazard Frères Gestion, Paris, France

Heather Stanton ’10: Associate, Lewis Roca Law, Phoenix, Arizona           

Kalen Flynn ’10: Psychiatrist and psychotherapist, Los Angeles

Catherine Steidl ’11: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Classics, University of Colorado, Boulder

Max Flescher ’12: Assistant Director for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals at Cultural Vistas, Washington, DC

Jessica Spates ’12: Web designer and content manager at Maine Family Planning, Augusta, Maine

Carmen Yip ’12: Head of Human Resources, Segantii Capital Management, Hong Kong

James Gardner ’13: Management Analyst, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Avery Trufelman ’13: Podcast producer

Maxwell Kaplan ’13: PhD candidate in Linguistics, University of California, Santa Cruz

Adam Baltner ’13: High school teacher of English at a bilingual high-school in Vienna, Austria and freelance translator.

Shemuel Garber '14, Foreign Service Officer, US Department of State, Washington, DC

Mari Jarris ’14: Assistant Professor of German Studies, Cornell University

Madalene Smith-Huemer ’14: Foreign Affairs Officer at United States Department of State, Washington, DC

Oscar Takabvirwa ’14: Manager, Ads Shopping Trust & Safety at Google, New York City

Julian Theseira ’14: People and Culture Associate, Rethink Priorities, Prague, Czech Republic

Wy Ming Lin ’16: PhD candidate, Education Science and Psychology, Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, Germany

Miranda Haymon ’16: Writer and director, New York City

Ethan Yaro ’17: Law Clerk, Maine Supreme Court, Bangor, Maine

Ezra Kauffman ’18: Associate, Infrastructure Finance at ING, New York City

Jack Guenther ’18: PhD. Candidate in History, Princeton University

Christina Sickinger ’18: Vice President at Rosemawr Management LLC, New York City

Christopher Steidl ’18: Principal Support Strategic Accounts, HubSpot, Boston

Sophia Shoulson ’18: PhD program in Jewish Languages and Literatures, Johns Hopkins University

Caroline Adams ’19: Assistant Editor at W. W. Norton & Company, New York City

Anna Apostolidis ’19: PhD student in History, University of Pennsylvania

Binxin Wang ’20: Master Program in Public Health, Columbia University, New York City

Sofia Khu ’22: Editorial Assistant, Hachette Book Group, New York City

Linus Mao ’23: PhD student, German Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Jake Neuffer ’23: Paralegal, District Attorney’s Office, Brooklyn, NY