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Features - Winter 2014

Turning the tables

Dion Liverpool ’93, Glenn Dicker ’88, Sheffield MacIntyre ’00, and Peter Erskine ’86 blaze bold and original career paths.

“Little Tiger” takes top honor

David Wemer ’14 earned the American Historical Association’s top prize for a published undergraduate research paper.

Art of the interview

The road to the first—or a new—job is paved with classic good sense and the ability to navigate new twists.

Kanji Expert

Five years of practice and learning 6,000 characters paid off for Bret Mayer ’04, the first non-native Japanese speaker to master the Japan Kanji Aptitude Test.


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Brian Jordan

Adjunct Instructor of Civil War Era Studies

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Jordan, author of Unholy Sabbath: The Battle of South Mountain in History & Memory, is completing his Ph.D. at Yale University. His dissertation, "Embattled Memories: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War," explores the cultural marginalization of Union veterans after the Civil War and the efforts of survivors to come to terms with the meaning of their participation in the conflict.

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