Deborah Nelson Carr, 2000
Studio City, California
A radio/TV/film major, In 2004, Carr worked as a coordinating producer for Bill Brummel Productions, she produced eight documentary specials for the History Channel, among them Rwanda: Do Scars Ever Fade?, which won a Peabody Award and was nominated for an Emmy Award. Her most recent production, Standing Tall at Auschwitz, aired on the History Channel 2006. Carr has worked as a news anchor and reporter at KVEW-TV, ABC 42 in Kennewick, Wash., and at KPSP-TV, CBS 2 in Palm Springs, Ca. She also worked at the assignment desk and served as an editor at WLUK-TV, FOX 11 in Green Bay. As a freelance producer, she also has worked for the BBC and Court TV.
Chad Damro, 1995
Earned a bachelor's degree in international studies and political science at UW Oshkosh in 1995, a master's in international relations at Syracuse University in 1997, and a doctorate in political science from University of Pittsburgh in 2002.
He is a lecturer in international politics and co-director of the Master of Science Program in International and European Politics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He has published scholarly articles in prestigious journals, including Journal of European Public Policy; European Journal of International Relations; European Foreign Affairs Review; Environmental Politics; and Environment and Planning. He is completing the manuscript of his forthcoming book, Cooperating on Competition: The Politics of Dispute Prevention in Transatlantic Competition Policy.
Michael Hammarlund, 1992
As a legal assistant in the firm of Thompson Hine in Cleveland, Ohio, he is a member of the legal team in complex litigation in high-value and high-profile, corporate cases involving federal and international regulations and intellectual property rights in global firms functioning in many nations. In addition to serving as a legal researcher, Hammarlund recently became the supervisor of legal support for the entire firm. Earned a bachelor's degree in international studies and political science at UW Oshkosh in 1992. He now supervises 85 paralegals and legal researchers who support the firm's 370 lawyers. His wife, Jennifer (Richey) Hammarlund, '94, received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award in 2001.
Melissa Ewey Johnson, 1995
New York, New York
Writer and editor in New York City, Johnson worked as an assistant editor at EbonyMan magazine in Chicago. After EbonyMan ceased publication, she became an assistant editor at Ebony, a national monthly celebrity and lifestyle magazine for African-Americans. There she wrote a cover story on Grammy winner Lauryn Hill. She then moved to Birmingham, Ala., to work as an assistant editor at Cooking Light. Johnson also worked for Time Inc., as a senior associate editor in the strategic communications division, where she edited publications for clients, including Unilever, Nestle and McDonald's. She earned a bachelor's degree in journalism at UW Oshkosh in 1995.