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April 9, 2019

History Career Happy Hour

Discover what you can do with your degree–come to this History Career Happy Hour event. Meet UO alumni who used the skill sets from their history majors to launch careers in a variety of fields. Network with fellow Ducks while enjoying free drinks and appetizers.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
4:00–5:30 p.m.
EMU 023, Lease Crutcher Lewis Room

RSVP at history.uoregon.edu by April 15

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Meet Our Alumni

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Gavin Bruce

After graduating from the UO in 2008, Gavin Bruce attended Boston Law School. He went on to work at the law firm of Lindsay Hart, LLP for over five years. In 2016, he accepted a position as an Assistant US attorney with the Eugene Branch of the US attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon. Gavin’s practice focuses primarily on white collar and criminal civil rights prosecutions.

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Tiana Marrone

Tiana is the Development Director with Lane Community College. She got her start in development at the UO as a student caller for the Annual Giving Program. After completing her degrees, she worked for a non-profit as an office manager and was subsequently promoted to development assistant, which led to her current position.

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Dainean Nelson

Dainean is the department head for Social Studies at Willamette High School. His career trajectory took him from an undergrad to traveling Latin America, teaching English in South Korea, and earning a Masters in Education through the UO. His teaching experience includes summer and night school in his first year, then English in Aspen, history at Oak Hill Academy, and now Social Studies at Willamette High.

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Regan Watjus

Regan is a Policy Analyst for the Eugene City Manager’s Office, focusing on the City’s efforts to address homelessness. Previously, she worked as assistant to the mayor of Eugene, an office manager for a nonprofit, and a museum assistant at a small local history museum in Colorado. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and her Master’s degree from the UO, both in History.

 

May 18, 2017

New book released: Deportation: The Origins of U.S. Policy

Alumna Torrie Hester (History, 2008) has released a new book, Deportation: The Origins of U.S. Policy (Penn Press, 2017). (more…)