Graduation Year Name Current Placement
2021 Tami Barrera, Lina PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2021 Southard, Emily PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2020 Huot, Sovanneary, PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2020 Smith, Effie Research Associate (Account Executive) at DCG Communications
2019 Zhou, Shuai PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2019 Hoffelmeyer, Michaela PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2019 Whitley, Hannah PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2018 Wildermuth, Grace PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2018 Christy, Celize Practical Farmers of Iowa
2017 da Luz Quinhentos, Maria Socioeconomic Researcher, Mozambique Institute of Agricultural Research (IIAM)
2016 Bataineh, Karim Early Talent position, Global Corporate Affairs RISE Rotational Program, SAP America (Pennsylvania)
2016 Booth Reyes, Carolyn (INTAD) Research Aide, NIH-funded project on tobacco use among rural and urban youth, Department of Communication, Cornell University
2016 Suchyta, Mark PhD candidate in Sociology, Michigan State
2016 Unroe, Colleen PhD candidate in Adult Education, Penn State
2016 Ward, Melissa Associate Director of Recruitment, School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University
2015 Augst, Tyler Coordinator of Civic Engagement, Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN
2015 Eissler, Sarah (INTAD) PhD canddiate in Rural Sociology and HDNRE, Penn State
2015 DeJong Hagedorn, Annelise PhD candidate in Rural Sociology and Demography, Penn State
2014 Babbie, Kristin (INTAD) Senior Project Administrator for international development consulting services, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan
2014 Franklin, Madeline Presidential Management Fellow and Budget Analyst, Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, DC
2014 Engle, Elyzabeth PhD candidate in Rural Sociology and HDNRE, Penn State
2013 DeLessio-Parson, Anne Adjunct Assistant Professor in the University Honors College at Portland State University (Oregon)
2013 Mosley, Jannety Survey Statistician, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Lincoln, NE
2013 Pillen, Leslie Sustainable Student Farm Design Coordinator, Penn State University Sustainability Institute and College of Agricultural Sciences
2013 Wood, Kathleen Executive Director and Garden Manager, Dig In! Yancy Community Garden; Burnsville, NC
2012 Gunsallus, April PhD candidate in Rural Sociology, Penn State
2012 Kelly, Andrew (DEMOG) Data research analyst, University of Kentucky Healthcare
2010 Schwartzberg, Audrey Communications Associate, Adirondack North Country Association; Saranac Lake, NY
2009 Garri, Kristen Social Science Analyst, Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, DC
2008 Curry, Alisha Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Coordinator, Durham (NC) Housing Authority
2008 Thomas, Robert Wisconsin Restricted Data Center Administrator, U.S Census Bureau [PhD in Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison]
2008 Smith, Lindsay Market Manager, Chapel Hill (NC) Farmers’ Market
2007 Bagdonis, Jessica USAID MECap Project Design Fellow, Bureau for Food Security, Social Solutions International, Inc., Washington DC [PhD in AEE, Penn State University]
2006 Demi, Mary Ann Executive Director, Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services, Inc., Lewistown, PA
2005 Ling, Erin Senior Extension Associate and Program Coordinator, Virginia Household Water Quality Program, Virginia Tech University
2003 Chen, Jiaqiang Data Archivist, Social Sciences Data Archive, University of Chicago
2003 León, Camilo Country Representative (Perú), William J. Clinton Foundation, Lecturer in Sociology, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú