MA degree helped her get consulting positions on interpretive exhibits at historic and other public sites, and to co-edit a book about Martin Luther King's Chicago Freedom Movement. She has also put her training to work in teaching nonviolent conflict resolution.
After service in the Navy, Farrington earned his MA and landed a position as a staff historian at a naval museum. "The emphasis on cultural history at GMU," he writes, "has prepared me to delve into subjects that the average military history buff would dare not touch."
A former National Park Service guide, Mark used the MA program to advance his career. Now Mark works at WETA, a public television station, where among other duties he manages Boundary Stones (http://blogs.weta.org/boundarystones/about), WETA's blog about local history.