Students

A screenshot of the MACIE students attending a zoom class with Dr. Frey fall 2021


Find out more about the MACIE program, read about our featured students and interesting ongoing events, etc., by checking out the MACIE Program at BGSU facebook page @bgsumacie and our instagram @bgsu_macie_program

2020-2021 MACIE Students:

  • Zhaile Hoskay – Bowling Green, OH
  • Yamikani Falinya - Salima, Malawi
  • Holly Macfarlane – Kalamazoo, MI
  • Phoebe Nishimoto – Gardena, CA
  • Magdalena Schroeder – St. Cloud, MN
  • Katsiaryna Sidarovich - Minsk, Belarus
  • Daniella S. Vieira – Greater Boston, MA

2019-2020 MACIE Students:

  • Abayomi Abodunrin – Oyo State, Nigeria
  • Yetunde S. Alabede – Lagos, Nigeria
  • Edith Kachia – Kakamega, Kenya
  • Diana Tadala Kajasiche – Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Taylor Lenze – Detroit, MI
  • Sarah B. Mehler – Newberg, OR
  • Katie Miller – Nashville, TN
  • Bernardo Ribeiro de Miranda – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Emily Perry – Jefferson City, MO
  • Daniel Vetter – Toledo, OH

2018-2019 MACIE Students:

  • Shadan Nawfal Albakua - Mosul, Iraq
  • Amanda Ark - DeGraff, OH
  • Katrina Benson - Lakeville, MN
  • Angela Fultz - Fort Wayne, IN
  • Ashley Justice - Hutchinson, KS
  • Fatikha Khasanova - Kazan, Russia
  • Molly Kosnak - Madison Heights, MI
  • Meraj Abdul Rauf - Kunduz, Afghanistan
  • Brittany Sharpless - Louisville, KY
  • Cindy Toscano - San Diego, CA
  • Lyndah Wasike - Kakamega, Kenya

2017-2018 MACIE Students:

  • Abdelali En Nasry - Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Megan Espen – Bowling Green, OH
  • Sarah Heineken – Ann Arbor, MI
  • Ethan Jackson – Indianapolis, IN
  • Andrew Peper – Twinsburg, OH
  • Jaryt Salvo – Avon Lake, OH
  • Tracey Susko - Findley, OH

2016-2017 MACIE Students: 

  • Wafaa Aburahma - Gaza, Palestine
  • Solmaz Elhard - Tehran, Iran
  • Derek Kerr - Kenton, OH
  • Dianah Kitiabi - Kakamega, Kenya
  • Meriem Mechehoud - Skikda, Algeria
  • Olufisayo Oke - Ogbomoso, Nigeria
  • Mariia Palyga - Saratov, Russia
  • Rebecca Paskiet - Hinesburg, VT
  • Rocio Sotelo - Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Del-Vaunte' Scott - Cleveland, OH

2015-2016 MACIE Students:

  • Chaima Bagais - South Dayton, NY
  • Alyssa Baz - Toledo, OH
  • Kaitlin Benner-Kenagy - Seattle, WA
  • Rebecca Beyer - Cleveland, OH
  • Pempho Chinkondenji - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Matthew Hirman - Minneapolis, MN
  • Keji Kujjo - Khartoum, Sudan
  • Rebecca Norman - Overland Park, KS
  • Diana Pitcher - Red Hook, NY
  • Autumn Reddell - Jasper, AR
  • Ann (Heyward) Schmitt - Lima, OH
  • Vaughn Thornton - Detroit, MI

2014-2015 MACIE Students:

  • Venera Alibekova - Djizak, Uzbekistan
  • Aileen Ash - Lebanon, OH
  • Samantha Boss - Solon, OH
  • Roxann Brown - Wauwatosa, WI
  • Daniel Conklin - Greeley, PA
  • Md. Niaz Morshed - Feni, Bangladesh
  • Caitlin O'Connor - Kansas City, MO
  • Pardis Rahimi - Kabul, Afghanistan

2013-2014 MACIE Students:

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

2012-2013 MACIE Students

  • Nick Bardo - Concord, NH
  • Naima Dahir - Columbus, OH
  • Brett Erickson - Chicago, IL
  • Meagan Hoff - Lakewood, CO
  • Elham Hoominfar - Tehran, Iran
  • Geoffrey Hughes - Pickerington, OH
  • Jianyu Li, Tianjin - China 
  • Samantha Martin - Dimondale, MI
  • Kevin McClellan - Toledo, OH
  • Whitni McCoy - Pendleton, OR
  • Tiffany Nelson - Pekin, IL
  • Amy Oshiro - Honolulu, HI
  • Ellie Rebacz - Toledo, OH
  • Chelsea Van Eck - Madison, WI

2011-2012 MACIE Students

  • Adam Murphy - Monroeville, OH
  • Laura Booher - Dallas, TX
  • Sarah Dellinger - Lima, OH
  • Amanda Gensler - Newville, PA
  • Cori Churdar-Wilejto - Toledo, OH
  • Sarah King - Holland, OH
  • Luis Macias - El Paso, TX
  • Ryan Kiefer -Toledo, OH
  • Dorothy Mayne - Dayton, OH
  • Ellen Lambert - Tacoma, WA

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, NY
  • Ruth Bubalo - Bowling Green, OH
  • Heidi Croy - Gahanna, OH
  • Conor Harmon - Detroit, MI
  • Emily Hatch - Milford, OH
  • Jared Hatch - Bowling Green, OH
  • Dani Kehm - Columbia, MD
  • A'ame Kone - Bloomington, IN
  • Benjamin MacKenzie - Great Falls, MT
  • Leslie Pacheco - Palm Desert, CA
  • Matt Priest - Lambertville, MI
  • Lindsay Whitman-Drewes - West Unity, OH
  • Emily Zimmerman - Bowling Green, OH

2008-2009 MACIE Cohort

  • Hui Bi - China
  • Sarah Ford - Delaware, OH
  • Shanshan Huang - Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China
  • Jennifer Keeler - Ottawa, OH
  • 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 
  • Lihong Yang - China
  • Mary Zychowicz - US
Bernardo

Bernardo Ribeiro de Miranda

Position: Graduate Assistantship - MACIE Program GA, working with Dr. Galleta Horner on various projects, including literature review on emotional labor

2019-2020 MACIE Student

From: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Research Interests:  Inequalities in and access to education, as well as representation of minoritized groups in higher education institutions

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Daniella S. Vieira

Position: Graduate Assistantship – School of Teaching and Learning GA, teaching Introduction to Education (EDTL 2010)

2020-2021 MACIE Student

From: Greater Boston, Massachusetts

Research Interests:  Access to education for undocumented students and immigrant rights advocacy

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Diana Tadala Kajasiche

Position: Graduate Assistantship - GA for the BG Perspective General Education Program Office

2019-2020 MACIE Student

From: Lilongwe, Malawi

Research Interests: Girl and refugee education, as well as international students in Higher Education

Edith

Edith Kachia

Position: Graduate Assistantship - Global Village GA

2019-2020 MACIE Student

From: Kakamega, Kenya

Research Interests: Language education and international students in Higher Education

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Holly Macfarlane

Position: Graduate Assistantship – School of Teaching and Learning GA, teaching Introduction to Education (EDTL 2010)

2020-2021 MACIE Student

From: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Research Interests:  Research Interests:  Second language acquisition, as well as the interaction between gender role expectations and teacher development in the region of Central Asia

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Katsiaryna Sidarovich

Position: Graduate Assistantship - MACIE Program GA, working with Dr. Frey and Dr. Booth on various projects

2020-2021 MACIE Student

From: Minsk, Belarus

Research Interests:  Essentialism and progressivism in education and how to embed creative skills in teaching

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Magdalena Schroeder

Position: Graduate Assistantship - College of Education and Human Development GA, working with Dr. Conway-Roberts and Dr. Booth on various projects

2020-2021 MACIE Student

From: St. Cloud, Minnesota

Research Interests:  Study abroad, foreign language education, cultural immersion and global citizenship

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Phoebe Nishimoto

Position: Graduate Assistantship - College of Business Education Abroad GA

2020-2021 MACIE Student

From: Gardena, California

Research Interests:  English Literacy and cross-cultural exchange

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Sarah B. Mehler

Position: Graduate Assistantship - MACIE Program GA, working with Dr. Collet on various projects, including the MACIE website, MACIE program review and BGSU undergraduate course: Schools, Society and Diversity (EDFI 2980)

2019-2020 MACIE Student

From: Newberg, Oregon

Research Interests: Critical pedagogy, issues in TESOL instruction, such as hegemony of language and ethnic identity, as well as multiculturalism in art education

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Yamikani Falinya

Position: Graduate Assistantship - MACIE Program GA, working with Dr. Bang on various projects

2020-2021 MACIE Student

From: Salima, Malawi

Research Interests:  Refugee issues in education, leadership and global citizenship

Yetunde

Yetunde S. Alabede

Position: Graduate Assistantship - MACIE Program GA, working with Dr. Bang on various projects including literature review on wisdom

2019-2020 MACIE Student

From: Lagos, Nigeria

Research Interests: Language education, female education and gender inequality

Yomi

Abayomi Abodunrin

Position: Graduate Assistantship - MACIE Program GA, working with Dr. Collet on various projects including the TESOL certification for educators at BGSU

2019-2020 MACIE Student

From: Oyo State, Nigeria

Research Interests: STEM education and girl child access to education in Nigeria