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Some Grinnell Graduates Pursuing Graduate Work

  • Isaac Garcia Molina '12 (Economics; John Hopkins)
  • Klevi Xhaxho '12 (Economics; University of Minnesota)
  • Julia Reese ’10 (Law; Stanford University)
  • Ethan Struby '10 (Eonomics; Boston College)
  • Ritadhi Chakravarti '09 (Agricultural Economics; University of California, Berkeley)
  • Trang Nguyen '09 (Economics; London School of Economics)
  • Eric Omwega '08 (MBA; Stanford University) - recently co-founded ThinkNum, a financial analysis engine which brings the functionality traditionally found on wall street proprietary trading desks to an open platform.
  • Emmon Chu ‘07 (Economics; University of California at Santa Barbara)
  • Fatma Yalcin ’07 (Business; MIT)

Some Grinnell Graduates Pursuing Academic Careers

  • Katharine Anderson ’02 (Carnegie-Mellon)
  • Jay Corrigan ’97 (Kenyon College)
  • Slavi Slavov ’96 (Pomona College)
  • Roger Koenker ’69 (University of Illinois)
  • Charles Becker ’76 (Duke University)
  • Greg Duncan '70 (University of California, Irvine)


50th Year Reunion (Classes of '65 and '66)

Stephen Buckles ‘65

  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt (1976)
  • Currently at Vanderbilt
  • Was President of the National Council on Economic Education

Stephen Farber ‘66

  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt (1973)
  • Currently at University of Pittsburgh
  • Directs a center on ecological economics

John F. McDonald ‘65

  • Ph.D. from Yale (1971)
  • Published ten books and over 150 articles and book chapters
  • Founded Center for Urban Real Estate at UIC
  • Worked on the Gary Income Maintenance Experiment in the 1970s
  • Research director for a center at Northwestern Kellogg School
  • Fellow of the Regional Science Association International
  • David Ricardo Medal awarded in 2013 by the American Real Estate Society