Michael Marzolla (M.Ed. 1996)

In 2011 I retired after a thirty year career with the University of California Cooperative Extension in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Since that time I have done two short term work assignments in Jordan and Morocco, both focused on environmental education. Since then, Rose and I have been catching up on our travels. In 2017 we visited our dear friend Juan Aulestia and his wife Cathy Walsh in Quito and spent time in the Galapagos.

 

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Sherry Russell (M.Ed.1995; Ed.D. 2004)

Since graduating from CIE, Sherry has worked both in the US and abroad.  She is passionate about work that connects people meaningfully to each other across both similarities and differences.  These connections foster the types of networks and relationships that address inequity, promote peace and generate innovative solutions that build on strengths while addressing challenges.

 

During her years at CIE, Sherry’s focus was on adult and nonformal education. During that time, she worked with literacy and participatory education projects in Massachusetts as well as abroad.

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Mark DeMoranville (Ed.D. 2002)

Since graduating in 2002, my professional time has included a balance of teaching in higher education, non-profit management, educational program development, and volunteer service promoting environmental sustainability and a green and prosperous economy.

 

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Daniel Koroma (M.Ed. 2000; CAGS 2007)

After graduating from CIE, I returned home to Sierra Leone, West Africa in January 2008. I got a job in February 2011 with a multinational company called Addax Bioenergy, (S/L) Ltd. based in Switzerland.  As the Social Affairs Coordinator I was the middle man between the Company and local communities within the project area.

 

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Andrew Jilani (Ed.D.1998)

In the fall of 2019, Andrew published an article about twin Cambodian boys who were separated in childhood by the violence and reunited more than four decades later.  Read the story of resilience and hope here. Andrew commented: The education sector still bears the scars of the Pol Pot regime. In my work here, I know so many families whose relatives were either killed or separated. [11/19]

 

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Marcelo De Stefano (M.Ed. 2000)

One of my favorite quotes belongs to Lao Tsu, a Chinese philosopher, who said that "a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." My journey started in Argentina, the country in which I was born and raised by a single mother in a low-income family. Neither my mother nor my father completed high school, but both had a strong belief in education.

 

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Lulu Davies (Ed.D. 2003)

I am currently involved with some research in Sierra Leone, on the privatization of our alma mater, St. Joseph's Secondary School, in Freetown. I am working with Nalinie Kouame, a British-trained lawyer who served as the most recent outgoing president of our USA alumni organization. She and I are both graduates of St. Joseph's.

 

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Karen Campbell-Nelson (Ed.D. 2002)

Karen Campbell-Nelson is a professor in the Faculty of Theology of Artha Wacana Christian University in West Timor, Indonesia. She teaches courses in theological English, gender and theology, and social research methods, and serves on the editorial board of the graduate program’s academic journal, Eureka. Her research focuses on gender, human rights and transitional justice. [2/17]

 

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David Bell (Ed.D. 2001)

Since leaving CIE, David Bell has held a faculty position at Clarke University in the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment. (IDCE).  He is currently the Professor of the Practice of International Development and Social Change. He is also currently IDCE Coordinator of Experiential Learning.

 

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James MacNeil (M.Ed. 2000)

James MacNeil is currently Vice President of the Asia and Special Projects Division at World Education, based in Boston and overseeing education and development programs in Nepal, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. [Left - in Thailand]

 

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