Class Notes, 2018

February 23, 2021

Teal Bradley, BA ’13, has been in Chicago for a little over six years and has recently become the GM of a brand new luxury boutique hotel just a block away from Wrigley Field. Go Cubs!

Xavier Brodnax, BA ’17, is pursuing an MA in translation and localization management at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Maegan Burkhart, BA ’16, is living in Shenzhen, China, where she works in marketing for a quality control firm. She's (still) studying Mandarin and enjoying the ongoing challenge of living abroad in China.

Xinyun Dai, BS ’18, is currently a graduate student at University of Washington, Seattle.

Pengli Li, BA ’13, is an attorney at Cooley LLP.

Jinwen Lu, BA ’17, passed N2!! (160/180)

Clark Munson, BA ’03, lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, Alison Alvarez, BA ’03, managing translation projects. He reads Japanese novels every day—lest he betray the blood, sweat and tears of Professor Hamano.

Hauwa Okorie, BA ’10, is living and working in Lagos, Nigeria. She's a research consultant applying behavioral science in solutions to alleviate poverty.

Molly Page, BA ’18, visited Japan this summer with her internship at the Japan-America Society of Washington, D.C., and worked there as a KAKEHASHI project trip chaperone and media correspondent. Now she is attending film school and working on her MFA in film and media arts!

Todd Platek, BA ’74, practices commercial and immigration law in New York City, exclusively serving the worldwide Chinese community in areas of investment, political asylum and corporate litigation.

Marguerite Wedeman, BA ’16, recently began a new job as director for Federal Government Affairs at the Partnership for New York City.