Archive for June, 2010

Therefore I am a rhubarb tart

No one does philosophy like Monty Python does philosophy.

Megan Buckingham (’07)

Summer of 2010, Megan writes: “Currently I’m  in San Francisco, working as a Program Associate for Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR) and still working a bit for Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) as their intern & volunteer coordinator. CPR is a coalition, of which PANNA is an active member, so it’s a great gig […]

Joshua Broady Preiss (’99)

After teaching for three years at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, Joshua Broady Preiss returns to the Minnesota River Valley as Assistant Professor of Philosophy and the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Minnesota State University, Mankato.  Preiss received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.  He specializes in Moral, Social, and Political Philosophy.

Ted Stoneberg (’62)

After graduating from Gustavus, Ted attended Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary and graduated in 1966. He served as the pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Lakewood, Colorado (1966-1971), and then  went to Northwestern University and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary to do a Ph.D in Religion with a speciality in pastoral psychotherapy. He moved to […]

Larry Crawford (’59)

Larry writes: “I became a pastor, did an STM on the existential theology of Paul Tillich, went into the parish, couldn’t believe all the stuff I preached, so  after 30 years I quit and became a financial planner.  I guess now you’d call me an existential atheist.  I am retired and loving it.  Still read […]

Ryan Morse (’95)

Ryan Morse is a broker at U.S. Bank, working in Corporate Treasury.  He writes, “Essentially, I buy and sell fixed income type products both for the bank and its customers.  Needless to say,  it has been quite interesting with the market.  You never know what you are going to get from day to day.  It […]

Tad Marinac (’87)

Tad writes: “Following graduation from Gustavus I found myself without graduate school, or job prospects. What followed was a series of low paying andless than satisfying jobs, that included union stagehand, bouncer, computer operator, temporary accountant, tax preparer, computer assembly, salesman, loan officer, branch manager for a financial institution, and staff appraiser. Along the way, […]

Shel Silvernail (’90)

Shel came to Gustavus direct from the pastures and marshlands of Watertown, MN.  After graduating with her hard-won philosophy major, she took advantage of the rebounding economy of the early 90’s to secure a prestigious job tending bar while taking further classes and researching career opportunities.  Three years later, in an unforgettable Peter Pan moment, […]

Jennifer Lee (’10)

Following her graduation, Jennifer heads to New York City, where she will attend Fordham University Law School, beginning in the fall of 2010.

Natalie Norberg (’10)

AS of the fall of 2010, Natalie will be in Zhuhai, China, where she will be employed by United International College as a teaching assistant in English. She joins another 2010 graduate of our department, Beau Hillesheim.