Meet Our Fellows

Current Fellows

Bowling Green State University is currently home to 14 Coverdell Fellows. These Returned Peace Corps Volunteers have served in a variety of sectors and programs around the world, learning a unique pool of languages along the way. Here you can learn about the diverse backgrounds and current programs of study of our some of our Fellows.

BekahAlviani

Bekah Alviani

  • PC Country: Ghana
  • PC Sector: Education - Deaf Education
  • Languages Spoken: Ghanaian Sign Language and Twi/Fante
  • BGSU Program: M.F.A. Digital Art
  • Home State: Pennsylvania
Katrina Benson

Katrina Benson

  • PC Country: Rwanda
  • PC Sector: Education
  • Language Spoken: Kinyarwanda
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Home State: Minnesota
Heather - Paraguay

Heather Bloom

  • PC Country: Paraguay
  • Languages Spoken: Spanish and Guaraní
  • BGSU Program: Dual M.A. History & Spanish
  • Home State: Ohio
Kaitlyn Carmel

Kaitlyn Carmel

  • PC Country: Republic of Georgia
  • PC Sector and Program: Education - English Education
  • Language Spoken: Georgian
  • BGSU Program: M.A. College Student Personnel
  • Home State: Ohio
Angela Fultz

Angela Fultz

  • PC Country: Moldova
  • PC Sector: Education
  • Languages Spoken: Romanian and Russian
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Home State: Indiana
JennyJohnson

Jenny Johnson

  • PC Country: Malawi
  • PC Sector: Education - Secondary Education Biology Teacher
  • Languages Spoken: Chichewa and Spanish
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Spanish
  • Home State: Minnesota
Ashley Justice

Ashley Justice

  • PC Country: The Gambia
  • PC Sector and Program: Education - Primary School Teacher Trainer
  • Languages Spoken: Wolof and Mandinka
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Home State: Kansas
Molly Kosnak

Molly Kosnak

  • PC Country: Mongolia
  • PC Sector and Program: Education - Secondary Education and University English Teacher
  • Language Spoken: Mongolian
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Cross-Cultural and Inernational Education
  • Home State: Michigan
Sarah Mehler

Sarah Mehler

  • PC Country: Ukraine
  • PC Sector and Program: Education - Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Language Spoken: Ukrainian
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Cross-Cultural and Inernational Education
  • Home State: Oregon
Brittany Sharpless

Brittany Sharpless

  • PC Country: Ethiopia
  • PC Sector and Program: Education - Improving Teaching of English Language Education Volunteer
  • Languages Spoken: Amharic and Afaan Oromo
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Home State: Kentucky
Cindy Toscano

Cindy Toscano

  • PC Countries: Dominican Republic and Liberia
  • PC Sector and Program: Education - Primary Literacy Educator/Promoter 
  • Language Spoken: Spanish
  • BGSU Program: M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Home State: California
Daniel Vetter

Daniel Vetter

  • PC Country: Panama
  • PC Sector and Program: Education - Teaching English
  • Language Spoken: Spanish
  • BGSU Program: Dual M.A. Spanish & Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Home State: Ohio

Former Fellows

  • Barry Allen, Peace Corps Benin, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Nicholas Bardo, Peace Corps Republic of Kiribati, Peace Corps Guatemala, Peace Corps Response China, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Jennifer Bartimole, Peace Corps El Salvador, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Jessica Batterton, Peace Corps Mozambique, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Kaitlin Benner-Kenegy, Peace Corps Azerbaijan, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Laura Berlin, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Jasmine Blaine, Peace Corps Panama, MPA
  • Laura Booher, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Samantha Boss, Peace Corps Guatemala, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Roxann Brown, Peace Corps Azerbaijan, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Kristen Bunner, Peace Corps Namibia, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Lauren Clark, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Daniel Conklin, Peace Corps Morocco, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Emilio Cuevas Garcia, Peace Corps Panama, MPA
  • Emily Diamond, Peace Corps Benin, Peace Corps Nicaragua, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Ariel Dodgson, Peace Corps Zambia, M.A. Food and Nutrition
  • Jeremy Doughty, Peace Corps Ukraine, Ph.D. Higher Education Administration
  • Nicholas Eckhart, Peace Corps Nicaragua, M.A. Spanish
  • Claudia Garcia, Peace Corps Panama, M.A. Spanish
  • Amanda Gensler, Peace Corps Honduras, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Amanda Glennon, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Lindsay Goldberg, Peace Corps Madagascar, Peace Corps Niger, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Sherry Grone, Peace Corps Zambia, Master of Food and Nutrition
  • Stephen Hagerman, Peace Corps Panama, MBA
  • Conor Harmon, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Lauren Hengtgen, Peace Corps Philippines, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Meagan Hoff, Peace Corps Benin, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Ethan Jackson, Peace Corps Kenya, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Mary Jones, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • A'Ame Joslin, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Dani Kehm, Peace Corps Paraguay, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Kristen King, Peace Corps Senegal, Master of Business Administration
  • Nanosh Lucas, Peace Corps Mozambique, M.A. Spanish and History
  • Luis Macias, Peace Corps Kazakhstan, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Adia Major, Peace Corps Dominican Republic, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Samantha Martin, Peace Corps Indonesia, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Dorothy Mayne, Peace Corps Madagascar, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Kevin McCellan, Peace Corps Burkina Faso, Peace Corps Mali, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Whitni McCoy, Peace Corps Vanuatu, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Brad McDonald, Peace Corps Albania, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Jeanetta Mohkle-Hill, Peace Corps Paraguay, M.A. Spanish
  • Adam Murphy, Peace Corps Romania, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Tiffany Nelson, Peace Corps China, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Becca Norman, Peace Corps Ukraine, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Thomas Noyes, Peace Corps Guatemala, M.A. Spanish
  • Caitlin O'Connor, Peace Corps Ukraine, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Amy Oshiro, Peace Corps Malawi, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Leslie Pacheco Manning, Peace Corps Malawi, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Rebecca Paskiet, Peace Corps Dominican Republic, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Anthony Perez, Peace Corps Honduras, M.A. Spanish
  • Diana Pitcher, Peace Corps South Africa, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Whitney Popp, Peace Corps Jordan, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Matthew Priest, Peace Corps Kenya, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Elizabeth Rebacz, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Jaryt Salvo, Peace Corps Malawi, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Alyssa Souza, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Samantha Sworden, Peace Corps Dominican Republic, M.A. Technology Management/Engineering
  • Natasha Truong, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Andrew VanLew, Peace Corps Uzbekistan, Peace Corps Kazakhstan, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Lillian Watson, Peace Corps Western Samoa, M.A. Cross-Cultural and International Education
  • Dan Wendt, Peace Corps Dominican Republic, MPA