Brian Reese (History Major, 2016) completed his Master of Arts in History program at Portland State University in Spring 2018, with a Master’s Thesis entitled “A Mutual Charge: the Shared Mission of Herbert Hoover and Harry S. Truman to Alleviate Global Hunger in a Postwar World.”

Jennifer Hight (History Major, 2016), after graduation this June, will begin a Teaching Credentials program with a Masters in Education attached.  She has been accepted to St. Mary’s University of California in Moraga and will begin classes in August 2016.

Michael Granat (History Major, 2012) is a small business owner in Depoe Bay, OR.  His shop, The Taffy Depoe (facebook.com/taffydepoe)  is on the 101 right on the waterfront.

Hannah Marshall (History Major, BA 2010, MA) works for the National Park Service at the Southeast Archeological Center in Florida as an archives technician.  She began this position in March 2016.  Previously, she worked at Yellowstone National Park and for the State of South Dakota in archives management.

Toni Wallisa (Rush) (History Major, BS 2010; History MA 2012) is teaching Western Civilization at Linn Benton Community College.   

Caitlin Tolleson (History Major, BS) will graduate in 2016.  She is already working as a legal assistant for the firm of Schneider, Kerr, and Gibney in Portland, OR.

Martin Jarvis (History MA, 2015) is interning at the Oregon State Archives in Salem.

The History Department will be expanding this page and would like to learn more about what History Alumni have been doing since graduation.  Send news and updates to Professor David Doellinger at doellind@wou.edu.