A former Fulbright Scholar who grew up in Chile, Christopher Martinez came to Loyola to get his PhD. “I was attracted to Loyola by its focus on students and their research,” he says. “And of course, reading a book along the shores of Lake Michigan is pretty nice too.”
Matthew Logelin (MA '02) is an author, blogger, public speaker, and founder of the Liz Logelin Foundation. In March 2008, he lost his wife, Elizabeth, to a pulmonary embolism 27 hours after she gave birth to their first child, Madeline. He went on to chronicle his family's story on his blog and first book, Two Kisses for Maddie: A Memoir of Loss & Love, which spent seven weeks on the New York Times Best Seller List.