Kallie Szczepanski

  • Historian and history teacher
  • Former Peace Corps volunteer who has traveled throughout Asia

Experience

Kallie Szczepanski is a former writer for ThoughtCo. She first visited Asia as a Peace Corps volunteer in Turkmenistan in 1997. During her service, she took the opportunity to visit a number of nearby countries, including Azerbaijan, Turkey, India, and Nepal. On her return to the United States, Szczepanski served as an editor for the Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal, a professional legal quarterly. She also worked on land reform issues in Asia as an intern at the Rural Development Institute in Seattle, Washington.

Szczepanski lived in South Korea from 2003 to 2007, teaching English as a Foreign Language at private academies and at Hallym University. She currently teaches history at the high school level in Washington state.

Education

Szczepanski holds a bachelor's degree in history from Western Washington University, a master's degree in history from Boston University, and a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law. She has a teacher certification from Western Governors University.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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