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  • Student Kristin Petroff

    Kristin Petroff ’12

    English Major Kristin Petroff '12 is using her degree to teach in Turkey on a Fulbright scholarship. More »
  • Roxy Azari

    Open mind, open heart

    Alumna, Roxy Azari '10, recounts her year traveling to Islamic countries and leading poetry workshops as a Watson Fellow in the Wheaton Quarterly. More »
  • Elspeth Lodge

    Journalist | Toronto, Ontario After I graduated Wheaton I worked for the Providence Journal. During this time I wrote features, which led me to interview a variety of accomplished individuals. Among them former Rhode Island state representative Ray Rickman, Miss Rhode Island 1974 (Karen Salvatore), the Patriots Cheerleaders and their choreographer. I also helped develop […] More »
  • Adara Meyers '08

    Playwright & Editor | Providence, RI My time as an English major at Wheaton was — and continues to be — invaluable to my development as an artist and critical thinker. The department truly encourages a culture of inquiry and challenge in which the intersections of subject matter and practice are explored and expanded. My […] More »
  • Marisa DeSalvio '10

    Interpretive Guide Intern |  Washington, D.C. After graduation, I decided to pursue an internship at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC. I had spent the past four years at Wheaton developing a strong interest in literature and art history but found it impossible to find a career involving both or choosing between […] More »
  • Mark Baumer '07

    Fiction Writer | Providence, RI For the past two years I've been writing fiction in Brown University's MFA Literary Arts program. While in the program I've written about America, Yachts, and CEOs. In the summer of 2010, between my first and second year at Brown, I walked across America. I'll never really know why some […] More »
  • Adam Ortiz '05

    I currently work at Hampshire College as a student affairs professional. After graduating from Wheaton, I earned my M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration at the University of Vermont. More »
  • Jessica Corn '06

    Conservatory and Programs Manager | Michael Howard Studios | New York, NY What I enjoyed most about Wheaton was the support and freedom I was given. My professors stressed the importance of finding what you cared about in a piece of literature, defending what you believed and pursuing your passions in and out of the […] More »