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IAS graduates are prepared for careers in international business, diplomacy and public service, and have the academic skills necessary to pursue a more advanced degree.

IAS graduates have pursued careers in 
International Trade ~ Inter national Business Administration ~ Advertising and Public Relations ~ Public Policy and Affairs ~ International and Environmental Law ~ International Development ~ Travel and Tourism ~ International Consulting ~ Cultural Affairs ~ Interpreting and Translating ~ International Relations ~ International Security Affairs ~ Intelligence ~ Foreign Service ~ Arms Control and Disarmament ~ Research and Development ~ International Advocacy  

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Below you will find a list of CIS alumni who can be contacted for advice and mentoring. This list includes their current position, contact information and areas of expertise/interest so that students can contact someone who is most similar to their career path or study after graduation.

Mentor

Current

Interests & Expertise

Contact

Anna Przebinda

Legislative Correspondent covering Women, LGBT, Education and Labor policy; Senator Tim Kaine

Political campaigns and U.S. Government

aiprzebinda@gmail.com

Alexis Taitel

Resource Management Analyst, U.S. Department of State

Weapons security, human trafficking, export controls, nuclear nonproliferation, landmine removal

ataitel@gmail.com

Cara McGrath

Wake Forest University, MA Candidate - Management, Finance, Marketing, and sub-Saharan Africa

Peace Corps, graduate school, international development

cara.t.mcgrath@gmail.com

Matthew Bebb

OU BA, DU Korbel MA
Currently: Business Development and Strategy at Sierra Nevada Corporation (aerospace and defense, not the beer company)

Defense industry, commercial and military aerospace, forecasting, marketing, geopolitical risk, Former Soviet Union countries and Middle East, connecting others to opportunities, resume and cover letter help, general guidance on career path (including deciding on grad school or not)

matthew.c.bebb@gmail.com

John Zubialde

JD, University of Oklahoma, College of Law

Law School, international energy, international business, human rights

john.m.zubialde-1@ou.edu

Stephanie Eyocko

Johns Hopkins University Center in Nanjing, Energy Resources and the Environment

Mandarin, energy & environment

eyocko@me.com

Nick Aguilera

Recent MA, City & Regional Planning, UC Berkeley; Rivers, Trails, Conservation Assistance Program, US National Park Service

Environmental justice, health, & equity; Tranportation & infrastructure; urban design; Latin America; public participation & community engagement; community development; mapping & geospatial analysis

aguilera.nickolas@gmail.com

Lester Asamoah

Foreign Service, US Department of State

Graduate schools, fellowship opportunities, U.S. State Department

asamoahlester@gmail.com

Rachele Clegg

Recent ISS Graduate

Practical help for DC Area (housing, internships), Spanish, Latin America,

clegg.rach@gmail.com

Robin Rainey Kiehl

MD Candidate, OU-TU College of Community Medicine

Social Determinates of Health, IAS and Medicine, MCAT & Medical School

robinrainey@gmail.com

Tyler Nunley

Associate Director of National Scholars Program, University of Oklahoma

Latin America, Teach For America, Higher Education, Foreign Service Process

tylernunley@ou.edu

Andrew Crain

Program Coordinator for Congressional Affairs, German Marshall Fund

Russian Studies, transatlantic relations, governmental & research institutions.

andrew.a.crain@gmail.com

Blessing Ikpa

MA Candidate, American University School of International Service

Graduate school (application process, etc.), State Department, United Nations, life in DC, internships

blessing@alumni.ou.edu

Daniel Moses

Small Business Program Manager, Innovation Hub, University of Oklahoma

Israel/Palestine, advising start-ups, funding opportunties for new businesses

dpmoses@ou.edu

Priscilla Gomes

Associate Education Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Humanitarian and development affairs, African affairs, refugees’ issues, international education, Portuguese, French, life in Africa and working at the United Nations.

gomespr@unhcr.org

Brad Crofford

Analyst, US Government Accountability Office

Government relations, religion, higher education, sub-Saharan Africa, economic development

bcroffor@gmail.com