Alumni Profiles

Study abroad students, including those who add an International Affairs dual major or minor, go on to contribute to a range of fields after graduation from UNH, exhibiting a level of professional diversity that reflects the rich interdisciplinary nature of the IA program and the way it prepares its alumni to engage with the global context of their respective vocations.  

See what five alumni from UNH's five colleges have to say about life after UNH working in both the public and private sectors and then, further below, explore the myriad career paths blazed by our study abroad alumni:

1. Andrew Cunningham - CEPS
2. Emily Roberts Green - CHHS
3. Roberta Barbieri - COLSA
4. Jason Calder - Paul College (formerly WSBE)
5. Diana Duff Rutherford -COLA 

Alumni profiles below are listed in reverse graduation year order. Please contact CIEGE if you would like to submit yours or update an existing one. These profiles are valuable resources for current students. Consider being a part of this network.
 

 Amelia Marden '12

Amelia Marden '12
6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Up Academy Leonard Middle School 
Lawrence, MA 
Majors: English Teaching / International Affairs
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 Melanie Condon '10

Melanie Condon '10
Policy Associate, Natural Resources & Infrastructure Committe
National Conference of State Legislatures
Washington, DC
Majors: Political Science /International Affairs; Minor: Spanish
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Chile

 

Sarah (Lemelin) MacDonald '10

Sarah (Lemelin) MacDonald '10
International Marketing Manger
London, England
Majors: Communication / International Affairs
Language: French
Study Abroad: Semester at Sea

 

Jessica Dennis '09

Jessica Dennis '09
Assistant Director, Career Events and Alumni Relations, Office of Career Services
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
New York, NY
Majors: Spanish / International Affairs
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Spain

 

Brittany (Rittenberry) Voglino de Isa '09

Brittany (Rittenberry) Voglino de Isa '09
International Strategic Analyst
Liberty Mutual
Boston, MA
Majors: Political Science / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Spain

 

Emily Roberts '08 Green

Emily Roberts Green '08
PhD Student: Nursing and Health
Education/Program Development, University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Majors: Nursing / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: Uganda

 

 Matt Reno '06

Matt Reno '06
Managing Director
Chaski International
Los Angeles, CA and NH
Majors: Business Administration / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Spain

 

 Andrew Cunningham '05

Andrew Cunningham '05
Integrated Safety Senior Engineer
Volkswagen Group of America Inc.
Auburn Hills, MI
Majors: Mechanical Engineering / International Affairs 
Language: German
Study Abroad: Germany, Hungary, Austria

 

 Cara Mettell '02

Cara Mettell '02
Director of Creative Services
M.C. Dean. Inc.
Stuttgart, Germany
Majors: Spanish / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Spain

 

 Sarah Hewitt '01

Sarah Hewitt '01
Consultant/Analyst, Intelligence Community
Pathoras Corporation
Springfield, VA
Majors: French / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 James Wemyss '01

James Wemyss '01
Senior Investment Manager
Pacific Millennium
Shanghai, China
Majors: Environmental Conservation / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Mexico

 

 Amy Burrows '00

Amy Burrows '00
Program Coordinator
BorderLinks
Tucson, AZ and Nogales, Mexico
Majors: Business Administration / International Affairs
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Spain

 

 Maria Knutson Adkins

Maria Knutson Adkins '99
Assistant Director of Intercultural Center
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
Majors: French / International Affairs
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

Betsy Blaisdell '99

Betsy Blaisdell '99
Vice President of Products
Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)
Portsmouth, NH and Munich, Germany
Majors: Environmental Science / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: South Africa

 

 Darragh Gallant '97

Darragh Gallant '97
Client Service
KLD Research and Analytics
Boston, MA
Majors: Business Administration / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 Sophia Koustas '96

Sophia Koustas '96
Public Relations Officer/Event Coordinator
Municipality of Larissa
Larissa, Greece
Majors: Music Education / International Affairs 
Language: Greek
Study Abroad: Greece

 

 Genia Sullivan '96

Genia Sullivan '96
Public Relations and Marketing
Dahn Yoga
Sedona, AZ
Majors: Social Work / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Spain

 

 Denis Maslov '96

Denis Maslov '96
Europe/Eurasia Analyst
Eurasia Group
New York, NY
Majors: Political Science / International Affairs 
Language: French/Russian
Study Abroad: France

 

 Tamara Ellis Tyrbouslu '95

Tamara Ellis Tyrbouslu '95
Certified International Property Specialist
Tyrbouslu International Group
Las Vegas, NV
Majors: Women's Studies / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 Karin Polak Soweid '94

Karin Polak Soweid '94, Ph.D.
Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
Beirut, Lebanon
Majors: French / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 Paul "Raisin" Waldner '93

Paul 'Raisin' Waldner '93
President
KAMTEK East Asia, Ltd
Zhuhai, China
Majors: History / International Affairs 
Language: Chinese
Study Abroad: China

 

 Kathryn Dunning Offringa '93

Kathryn Dunning Offringa '93
President and CEO
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
Alexandria, VA
Majors: Political Science / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Spain

 

 Jason Calder '92

Jason Calder '92
Project Director
Future Generations
Franklin, WV
Majors: Business Administration / International Affairs  
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Mexico

 

 Jean Sera '91

Jean Sera '91
Senior Vice President and Secretary
Avis Budget Group, Inc.
Parsippany, NJ and New York, NY
Majors: Humanities / International Affairs 
Language: Italian
Study Abroad: Italy

 

 Florence Reed '90

Florence Reed '90
Executive Director
Sustainable Harvest International
Surry, ME
Majors: Environmental Conservation / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Guatemala

 

 Camille Curtis Martinez '89

Camille Curtis Martinez '89
Communications Coordinator
Sea Grant Program
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Majors: Business Administration / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 Kathryn Van Auken '89

Kathryn Van Auken '89
Director of Trade Development
Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development
Harrisburg, PA
Majors: Political Science / International Affairs 
Language: German
Study Abroad: Austria

 

 Dan Hilliard '88

Dan Hilliard '88
Executive Director,Zoo Conservation Outreach Group, Silver Spring, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC
Majors: Political Science / International Affairs 
Language: Portuguese
Study Abroad: Brazil

 

 Roberta Barbieri '88

Roberta Barbieri '88
Global Environment Director
Diageo Plc
Norwalk, CT
Majors: Environmental Conservation / International Affairs 
Language: Italian
Study Abroad: Italy

 

 Diana Duff Rutherford '88

Diana Duff Rutherford '88
Program Specialist, IRIS Center
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
Majors: Communication / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 Brook Boyer '87

Brook Boyer '87
Senior Programme Officer
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Geneva, Switzerland
Majors: Environmental Conservation / International Affairs 
Language: French
Study Abroad: France

 

 Jamen Yeaton Masi '86

Jamen Yeaton Masi '86
Director of Operations
Country Walkers
Waterbury, VT
Majors: Spanish / International Affairs 
Language: Spanish
Study Abroad: Mexico