Graduate success

Northwestern history graduates have pursued graduate degrees at Boston University, Texas Tech and the University of Glasgow, Scotland. They’re teaching at every level and have careers in:

  • historical research and reenactment
  • museum and archive management
  • law, politics, and diplomatic service

Recent graduates

Eli Groenendyk '13
Youth pastor, Grace Lutheran Church
Spirit Lake, IA


Patrick Kleinjan '13
Fifth grade social studies teacher, West Central School District
Hartford, SD


Jasmine Smith '13
Islamic studies master's student, Hartford Seminary
Hartford, CT


Kurtis Korver '12
Outreach intern, Emmanuel Reformed Church
Iowa City, CA


Ellen Tolsma '12
Law student, University of Iowa College of Law
Iowa City, IA


David Butler '11
Junior high history teacher, Westminster Christian Academy
Opelousas, LA


Klarc Korver '11
M.Div. student, Fuller Seminary
Pasadena, CA


Shane Lesko '11
Public history and museum studies master's student, University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC