Grad Decade: 1990s

Christopher Key ‘94

Christopher Key ‘94 (Antioch Seattle, BA) published his first novel, Report on Planetbase D73: A Novel of Hope, a science fiction story based on a computer game. It is subtitled A Novel of Hope because it assumes that the human race will survive its current existential crises. “I was a journalist most of my working life and never thought I could write book-length fiction, but writing courses at Antioch and elsewhere always taught ‘write what you know,’ so I did,” said Key.  “The characters have taken over to the point that I have finished a sequel, which should be published

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David Roemer ‘91

David (Dave) Roemer ‘91 (Antioch College, BA in Environmental Communications) has been hired as the new superintendent for Glacier National Park. He is in charge of managing the over one million acres that make up the park. Roemer was hired due to his strong experience working with community and Tribal partners, and he has a strong background in resource management and park operations. Roemer begins his new position at Glacier in early July. Read the full article here. 

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Peter Price ’91

Peter Price ‘91 (Midwest, Music Recording and Performance) released his first album of original music entitled Department of the Interior in February of 2022. The Department of the Interior is an album that explores, spirituality, living, loving, loss, and even has a 21st-century political protest song named Common Ground. As the album title suggests, ideas for many of the songs came through introspection and the balance between the physical, spiritual, and emotional worlds in life. Price is the lead guitarist for The Fries Band when he’s not working on his own music. The Department of the Interior can be previewed

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Christopher Williams ‘90

Christopher “Chris” Williams ‘90 (Antioch College, BA in Psychology) is the new Global Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) Leader role for Mercer, an American asset management firm. In this role, Williams leads inclusion and diversity strategy globally and drives measurable and visible outcomes in this space. Williams previously worked at HBO and Viacom and most recently as an executive coach specializing in diversity and leadership development. Read the full article here. 

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Shoshana D. Kerewsky ’98

Dr. Shoshana D. Kerewsky’s ’98 (Antioch University New England, PsyD) memoir, “Cancer, Kintsugi, Camino,” describes her experiences in lyrical prose and poetry. A mosaic, the memoir builds the whole from bits and fragments, exploring not just breast cancer and the Camino de Santiago, but also Jewish, Buddhist, and atheist identities; relationships; AIDS and COVID; metaphors; haibun; and hypothetical cuckoos.

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John Kachuba’s ‘96

John Kachuba’s ‘96 (Midwest, MA) twelfth book, Shapeshifters: A History has been released by Reaktion Books. It was a finalist in the Horror Writers Association’s Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction. He is the award-winning author of several books, numerous articles, short stories, and poems. He is a member of the Historical Novel Society and the Horror Writers Association.

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Alice Villarreal Redit ‘99

Alice Villarreal Redit ‘99 (Antioch University Santa Barbara, MA) has joined the Board of Directors at the Mental Wellness Center. “The Mental Wellness Center plays such an important role in our community by providing resources that truly support some of our most vulnerable community members,” she said. Villarreal Redit has been employed with the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara (HACSB) since 1997. She worked for 10 years in the HACSB housing management department before joining the resident services team in 2007. As resident programs supervisor, she is responsible for overseeing the operations of the department and ensuring

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Laurel Dodge ‘93

Laurel Dodge ‘93 (Antioch University New England, MS) is the newly hired gallery manager for River Arts in Damariscotta. Read the full story in the Boothbay Register or in the Village Soup.

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David Barham ’93

David Barham ’93 (Antioch University New England, Master’s in Education/Waldorf) is the Northeast/Quebec Regional Leader for the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA). He will serve a three-year term beginning in the 21-22 school year.  AWSNA is a non­profit membership organization of independent Waldorf schools and institutes in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

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Rosemary Conroy ‘92

Rosemary Conroy ‘92 (New England, MS) is a wildlife painter and naturalist who got creative with her new firehouse gallery space during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unable to allow guests inside, she brought her art to the community by turning the doors on the front of the firehouse into an evolving canvas of creatures to mark the passing seasons. She’s painted an eagle, a moose, a bee, and this past winter, a polar bear, which proved tricky during the cold winter months. She recently marked the spring season with a rabbit and an ancient Egyptian saying: “Found Joy, Brought Joy.” Conroy

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Sylvia Byrne Pollack ‘93

Sylvia Byrne Pollack ‘93 (Seattle, MA) was featured in an article in the Seattle Times. Pollack is a Seattle poet and scientist who, at the age of 80, published her first book of poetry, entitled Risking It. She had a long career in research and was named research professor emeritus at the University of Washington. She did some early work in journalism for the local newspaper but never lost her passion for creative writing. Her book was inspired by a trip she took to Antarctica with her wife where they were caught in a hurricane while aboard. When she returned

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Janis Clapoff ’98

Janis Clapoff ’98 (Santa Barbara, MS in Organizational Management) was appointed the General Manager at Belmond El Encanto in Santa Barbara. She has previous leadership positions at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, San Ysidro Ranch, the Simpson House Inn and the Ojai Valley Inn.  At Belmond El Encanto, according to a news release, Clapoff will work with various hotel teams to continue to explore innovative ways to engage guests during a historic time in the travel industry. “I am excited to help our team lead this incredible landmark hotel to continued success,” Clapoff said in a news

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