Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

Alumni Profiles


Loyola alumni have gone on to rewarding careers in a wide array of fields. Read profiles of graduates of Loyola's humanities PhD programs to learn about how they translated their education and experience into a variety of careers. 

Loyola Alumni

For more inspiration, explore these resources from beyond Loyola:

Connected Conversations - Short videos featuring language and literature PhDs who work in careers beyond academic teaching.

What I Do: Historians Talk about Their Work - A series of short videos produced by the American Historical Association that profile historians in a wide range of careers, from a professor-turned-novelist, to a former Chief of Staff for Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

Career Paths - Essays by historians discussing how they went from history PhD to various careers beyond the professoriate, published in AHA's Perspectives on History

  • Julia Nguyen - Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Greg Eow - Associate Director for Collections at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries
  • Julia del Palacio - Manager of Strategic Partnerships at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts