CU English Department Alumni: Where Are They Now?
Mary Lindroth, Class of 1983
Mary Lindroth received her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Iowa in 1986 and 1997, respectively. While she is highly knowledgeable on the subjects of Renaissance literature and drama, she teaches a variety of classes at Caldwell University in areas such as the drama in performance series, women’s studies/literature courses, literature courses focused on drama or the arts, and college writing.
Matthew Regan, Class of 2006
Matthew Regan received his M.S. from Syracuse University in Library and Information Science in 2010. He is currently an Assistant Professor and Instructional Services Program Leader at Montana State University within the Learning and Research Services division of the library.
Kara Jorgensen, Class of 2013
Kara Jorgensen is a graduate of William Paterson University’s M.F.A. program and she teaches College Writing and creative writing classes at both Caldwell University and William Paterson University. She is a self-published author of five novels, including her first, The Earl of Brass,and her most recent, Selkie Cove (all available on Amazon).
Ashley Raccuia, Class of 2014
Ashley Raccuia graduated from New York Law School, with a focus on real estate law, in May 2018 with plans to take the NYS bar exam.
Chabwera Phillips, Class of 2016
Chabwera Phillips teaches at the Essex County Technical School in West Caldwell. He intends to begin working towards his master’s in special education.
Catherine Stansfield, Class of 2016
“I’m a publishing assistant and book cover designer for Writer’s Relief. In this position, I take part in many of the duties needed to transform ideas into publications. I research the publishing industry, format and proofread works, create engaging blog posts and social media content for writers, and so much more.”
Samantha Curreli, Class of 2016
“I recently graduated from graduate school and am now a copywriter and content coordinator for a fair trade art business in Florida. I write content for the website as well as their print catalog, create press releases, collaborate with the art department on various projects, draw plans for social media and marketing, and conduct research and apply it to my writing.”
Eya Haddouche, Class of 2017
Eya Haddouche entered the Master of Arts in Theatre/Theatre Studies Program at Montclair State University in the Spring of 2019.
Brittany Miller, Class of 2017
Brittany Miller is teaching English/Special Education at West Essex High School. She is also the Director of Masquers of West Essex, a theater production company.
Abbey Wortman, Class of 2017
Abbey Wortman is enrolled in a graduate program for psychology at Monmouth University.
Megan Ilievski, Class of 2018
Megan Ilievski began as a Guest Coordinator with the FOX Business Network after receiving her undergraduate degree in 2018. Her responsibilities included working with bookers and producers to ensure the timeliness of guest arrivals and preparation before appearing on their eight designated live shows on FOX Business. Since then, she has been promoted to the role of Production Assistant at FOX News for Judge Jeanine Pirro.