M.A. student career outcomes

Explore the career paths of our Master of Arts in History graduates over the last decade.

Class Name Degree  Job title Employer Location
2022 Erin Gianopoulos M.A/J.D. Associate Legal Counsel - Ethics & Integrity,  Office of Legal Counsel, Executive Office of the Governor of Michigan Lansing, MI
2022 Gail Presbey M.A. + World History Bridge Certificate Professor of Philosophy (PhD, Fordham University) University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MI
2022 Harry Smith M.A. Adult Museum Education Associate The Zekelman Holocaust Center Farmington Hills, MI
2021 Domnic Aldini M.A.      
2021 Merlin Chappuis M.A. + World History Bridge Certificate      
2020 Yvonne Crenshaw M.A.      
2020 Matthew Hoerauf M.A. Associate program officer Skillman Foundation Detroit, MI
2020 Michaela Lewalski M.A.      
2020 Michael Wyner M.A.       
2019 Ciara Casteel M.A. + Archival Administration Certificate Archives assistant for AV processing The Winthrop Group Detroit, MI
2019 Zachary Dropkin M.A. Supervisor SACM Delivery Farmington, MI
2019 Douglas Merriman M.A. Police officer (retired) Detroit Police Department Detroit, MI
2019 Michael Polano M.A. Freelance writer and editor Self-employed Northville, MI
2017 David Dobbins M.A. English teacher Covenant House Academy Detroit Detroit, MI
2017 Michael Lake M.A.      
2017 Daniel McCarthy MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Certificate Reference librarian Comstock Township Library Comstock, MI
2017 Meghan McGowan MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Certificate Librarian II Detroit Public Library Detroit, MI
2017 Cade Wilson M.A. Lead LX designer Inno-Versity Grand Rapids, MI
2016 David Bergh M.A. Associate Attorney Fink Bressack Dearborn, MI
2016 Erica Birth M.A.      
2016 Lauren Dreger M.A. Senior collections archivist Winthrop Group, Inc. at Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI
2016 Kristin Kniffen-Streng MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Certificate DAM team manager for Stellantis North America Allied Vaughn Auburn Hills
2016 Walter Lucken IV M.A. Ph.D. student (English) Wayne State University Detroit, MI
2015 Michael Feldbush M.A. Graphics engineer Bradford Graphics Group Warren, MI
2015 Dana Greene M.A. Stationary steam operator Ford Motor Company Detroit, MI
2015 Charles Keller MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Artist/historian Kel Keller Photography Romeo, MI
2015 Richard Marcil M.A. Law student Widener University Commonwealth Law School Harrisburg, PA
2015 Dave J. Moore MA + Archival Administration Certificate  Archive & digital asset manager Carhartt Dearborn, MI
2015 Chad Pennington M.A. Deputy federal defender  Justice Department Los Angeles, CA
2015 Robert Pfaff M.A. Visiting assistant professor of urban studies (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2021) Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
2015 Jarret Stapleton M.A. Senior customer success manager Tipalti Vancouver, BC
2015 Alaa Taher M.A. Graduate student Colorado State University Global Dearborn, MI
2015 Julia Teran MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Certificate Archivist Case Western Reserve Cleveland, OH
2015 Camille Ward M.A. Communications director Office of the Speaker, New Mexico House of Representatives Albuquerque, NM
2014 Sean McConnell M.A. Senior Archivist Rosenberg Library Galveston, TX
2014 Ebone McLean M.A.      
2014 Jacob Stratton M.A. Deputy director of operations James Andrew Group  Milwaukee, WI
2013 Timothy Borbely MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Content ingestion editor ProQuest Canton, MI
2013 James Campbell M.A. Assistant athletic director Wayne State University Detroit, MI
2013 John Paris M.A. Buyer-transportation Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI
2013 Matthew Thick M.A. Advisor and adjunct associate professor, adjunct instructor
lecturer
Lansing Community College
Delta College
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, MI
2013 Joshua Wright M.A.      
2012 Adrian Barczak MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Certificate At-home parent Self-employed  
2012 Nick Dempsey-Klott M.A. Director of business operations JD Advising Royal Oak, MI
2012 Eric Frankie M.A. Attorney Law Office of Eric I. Frankie Detroit, MI
2012 Angelina Kreger M.A. Principal Hartland Consolidated Schools Southfield, MI
2012 Peter McGrath M.A. Associate director Savills North America  Detroit, MI
2012 Benjamin Tigay M.A. Attorney Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho Detroit, MI
2012 Susan Villerot M.A. Academic advisor (retired) Wayne State University Detroit, MI
2012 Justin Wargo M.A. Lead researcher Kem Tec Survey Grosse Pointe, MI
2012 Michael White M.A. Rating specialist Michigan Department of Veterans Affairs Grosse Pointe, MI
2012 George Zedan MA/MLIS + World History Bridge Certificate Social studies teacher  Waterford Kettering High School Waterford, MI
2011 Mark Comfort M.A.      
2011 Jennifer Figg Fisher M.A. High school teacher Sterling Heights High School Sterling Heights, MI
2011 Cornelius Geerts M.A.      
2011 Jeff Lambrecht M.A. Chief financial officer Lambrecht Associates Auburn Hills, MI
2011 Jakki Kinney Malnar MA/MLIS + Archival Administration Certificate Local history librarian  Bacon Memorial District Library  Wyandotte, MI
2011 Sean McDaniel M.A. Assistant professor of history (Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2019) Cumberland University Mt. Juliet, TN
2011 Jonathan Shafer M.A. Public affairs specialist (Ph.D., Auburn University, 2019) National Park Service, Zion National Park, Utah  
2011 Nicki Usiondek M.A. Knowledge management manager Fragomen Michigan