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Students

2013-2014 MACIE Cohort

  • Jessica Batterton
  • Kristen Bunner
  • Meiren Chen
  • Emily Diamond
  • Derya Dogan
  • Lindsay Goldberg
  • Jianyu Li
  • Teresa Mercer
  • Whitney Popp
  • Andrew Van Lew
  • Lillian Ann Watson

2012-2013 MACIE Students

  • Nick Bardo, Concord, New Hampshire
    • After graduating with a BA in American History from Brown University, Nick served in three Peace Corps programs from 2006-2010 in The Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Guatemala, and People's Republic of China.  He worked as a teacher in Hawaii for two years before joining the MACIE program.  His research interests concern the philosophy of education and constructivist learning theories.
  • Lauren Clark, Cleveland, Tennessee
  • Naima Dahir, Columbus, Ohio (not pictured)
  • Brett Erickson, Chicago, Illinois
  • Meagan Hoff, Lakewood, Colorado
  • Elham Hoominfar, Tehran, Iran
  • Geoffrey Hughes, Pickerington, Ohio
  • Jianyu Li, Tianjin, China (not pictured)
  • Samantha Martin,  Dimondale, Michigan
    • Sam studied secondary English education at Indiana University-Bloomington; she graduated in 2008 after student teaching for a semester in Arizona on the Navajo Nation. During the 2008-2009 school year, she taught 8th grade Language Arts in Columbus, Indiana. Before joining the MACIE program, she completed two years of Peace Corps service as a TEFL volunteer in Indonesia. Research interests: minority rights, social justice, critical theory
  • Kevin McClellan, Toledo, Ohio
  • Whitni McCoy, Pendleton, Oregon
    • After finishing a BA in Multidisciplinary Education with a Minor in ESL at Eastern Oregon University, Whitni served in the Peace Corps in Vanuatu from 2009-2011 in the Republic of Vanuatu as an Education volunteer. She trained teachers and taught reading and English while in the Peace Corps. Before starting the MACIE program fall of 2012, Whitni was a part-time fifth grade teacher. Her research interests include: health education and second language acquisition.  
  • Tiffany Nelson - Pekin, Illinois
    • Upon completion of a B.A. in English from Truman State University, Tiffany taught preschool for a year in Missouri before serving in Peace Corps China as a university English instructor from 2007-2009.  After Peace Corps, she stayed in China to teach English at an international elementary school from 2009-2011 before entering the MACIE program.  Her research interests include: Chinese language instruction, parenting styles, and democratic education.
  • Amy Oshiro, Honolulu, Hawai’i
  • Ellie Rebacz, Toledo, Ohio

2011-2012 MACIE Students

  • Adam Murphy, Monroeville, O.
    • Adam earned his BS in Integrated Social Studies Education from Bowling Green State University in 2006.  He served in the Peace Corps as an education volunteer in Romania from 2007-2010 teaching English in Romanian schools and assisting in site development.  His research interests include: public educational policy and nationalist bias in history education.
  • Laura Booher, Dallas, Tex.
  • Sarah Dellinger, Lima, O.
    • Sarah completed her Bachelor's of Science degree in Integrated Language Arts Education from Bowling Green State University, and after graduation, she spent three months abroad volunteering as an ESL teacher in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. After becoming a member of the 2011 MACIE cohort, Sarah was able to participate in an internship experience as a visiting ESL instructor at a Costa Rican university in 2012. Her professional interests involve mentoring and tutoring students of all ages and ability levels, and researching the effects of intercultural contact between various student ethnic groups within the U.S. context. Sarah's graduate thesis project explores the acculturation process and social identity formation of international undergraduate students from Venezuela studying at a university in the Midwestern U.S.
  • Amanda Gensler, Newville, Penn.
  • Cori Churdar-Wilejto, Toledo, O.
  • Sarah King, Holland, O.
    • After completing a BS in Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Evangel University, Sarah taught Immersion kindergarten and second grade English in Sendai, Japan from 2008-2011.  She returned to America to enter the MACIE program and further study her interests.  Research interests include: rural education in South Africa, AIDS prevention and education programs, and social/emotional/physical development of children in under developed countries.
  • Luis Macias, El Paso, Tex.
    • After completing a BA in Spanish and Translation at the University of Texas at El Paso, Luis served in the Peace Corps as an Education volunteer in Kazakhstan from 2006-2008. He was a Board of Immigration Appeals Accredited Representative prior to enrolling in the MACIE program. His thesis deals with the educational aspirations of children with deported parents.
  • Ryan Kiefer, Toledo, O.
  • Dorothy Mayne, Dayton, O.
    • Dorothy received a BA in International Studies and a certificate in TESOL from Wright State University before serving as an in teacher in Madagascar with the Peace Corps from 2008-2011.  For her thesis to complete the MACIE program, Dorothy is writing about how the discourse of the American Dream affects Malagasy immigrants to the United States. Research interests: media dissemination of culture, sociolinguistics, ESL pedagogy
  • Ellen Lambert, Tacoma, Wash.

2010-2011 MACIE Students

  • Barry Allen
  • Laura Berlin
  • Christy Boggs
  • Alison Dempsey
  • Amanda Glennon
  • Nitivia Jones
  • Sarah Lamont
  • Medea Loibl
  • Amanda Sipes
  • Alyssa Souza
  • Natasha Truong
  • Keelie Webb

2009-2010 MACIE Students

  • Oluwadamilare Adeyeri, Ondo State, Nigeria
  • Jennifer Bartimole, Olean, New York
  • Ruth Bubalo, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Heidi Croy, Gahanna, Ohio
  • Conor Harmon, Detroit, Michigan
  • Emily Hatch, Milford, Ohio
  • Jared Hatch, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Dani Kehm, Columbia, Maryland
  • A'ame Kone, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Benjamin MacKenzie, Great Falls, Montana
  • Leslie Pacheco, Palm Desert, California
  • Matt Priest, Lambertville, Michigan
  • Lindsay Whitman-Drewes, West Unity, Ohio (not pictured)
  • Emily Zimmerman, Bowling Green, Ohio (not pictured)

2008-2009 MACIE Students

  • (Pictured from Left Front: Zhou, Ford, Bi, Huang; From Left Back: Peter, Keeler, Issah, Liang).
  • Hui Bi , China
  • Sarah Ford , Delaware, Ohio
  • Shanshan Huang , Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China
  • Jennifer Keeler , Ottawa, Ohio
  • Mohammed Issah , Ghana
  • Xu Liang , Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
  • Peter Mateso , Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
  • Birgit Peter , Austria
  • Yuchun Zhou , Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China

2007-2008 MACIE Students

  • Ronda Alexander, US
  • Eric Buetikofer, US 
  • Meghan Burley, US 
  • Adia Major, US 
  • Annette de Nicker, South Africa 
  • Claudia Nieto, Colombia 
  • Jim Pippin, US 
  • Eric Roth, US 
  • Amy Warfield, US
  • Jie Wang, China (not pictured)
  • Lihong Yang, China
  • Mary Zychowicz, US