Alumnae/i in Asia

Teaching in Asia Program

The Asian Studies Program is pleased to announce this year's list of Teaching in Asia alumnae/i.
All students are from the class of 2009 unless otherwise noted.


Southwest University

  • Somy Xiong (CSB)
  • Anlinh Bui (CSB)
  • Brett Pequin (SJU)
  • Peter Jordet (SJU '08)

Maryknoll China Teachers Program

  • Raquel Guidel (CSB)
  • Molly Maxbauer (CSB)


Orden Bunka Center

  • Jeff Schwinghammer (SJU '08)
  • Nicole Bach (CSB)
  • Mike Lambert (SJU)

Okinawa Shogaku

  • Jillian Rigg (CSB)
  • Andrea Lewandowski (CSB)
  • Nicholas Bingham (SJU)
  • Anthony Jones (SJU '08). Anthony, who majored in Math and Secondary Education at SJU, will teach mathematics. He is the first CSB/SJU student hired at Okisho to teach a subject other than English.

Bunkyo Gakuin University

  • Alex Kady (SJU)
  • Bryan Timm (SJU)

JET Programme

  • Aaron Brown (SJU)

Interim Teaching in China

In the summer of 2009, six undergraduate students from Prof. Sophia Geng's May Term course "Economic Development and Social Change in China" stayed in China after the class ended to teach English at Binzhou University in Shandong Province. These students are:

  • Shawn Thurston (CSB)
  • Bernice David (CSB)
  • Brittany Coates (CSB)
  • Sherron Gibbs (CSB)
  • Benjamin Casner (SJU)
  • Hannah Nelson (CSB)