EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy Accepted to Washington State University’s PhD in Political Science

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy who’s been accepted into Washington State University’s PhD in Political Science! Washington State University’s Political Science Doctor of Philosophy teaches from a multi-methods approach and allows choice of major foundational training (institutions and processes, behavior and psychology, or theory and philosophy) as well as specialization field (American politics, global politics, … Read more

Graduating McNair Scholars Irie Browning, Alexander Dodson, and Richard Murphy Invited for Campus Visits

This Fall, McNair Scholars Irie Browning, Alexander Dodson, and Richard Murphy were honored with invitations to visit potential Graduate programs. Irie visited Yale University and Northwestern University, Irie and Alexander visited Ohio State’s Department of Philosophy and Department of Psychology, and Richard was invited to a small open house with UC Berkeley Irie noted excitement … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy for completing his McNair Summer Research Internship! He worked with mentor Professor Tom Hawley, PhD on his summer 2023 research, “Economics Over All: How Neoliberalism Creates Exclusivist Moralities in an Age of Responsibilization”. Richard’s research was presented August 16, 2023 at the McNair Summer Research Symposium.   Pulling … Read more

EWU McNair Scholars Receive Grants, Awards, Honors

Parke Cyphers Murphy Grants etc

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholars Kelly Parke, tommyboiZ, and Richard Murphy! All three have been awarded grants, scholarships, and other honors. Kelly Parke received the Jeffers Chertok Memorial Scholarship for academic year 2023-2024 from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Kelly was nominated by Dr. Michael Zukosky in Anthropology. The Jeffers Chertok Memorial … Read more

17 McNair Scholars Present at EWU’s 2023 Student Research & Creative Works Symposium

2023 Symposium

On May 10, EWU held the 2023 Student Research and Creative Works Symposium. The Symposium is back in person since 2022, allowing excellent shared engagement as scholars discussed their research (both proposed and completed) with fellow students, faculty, and the EWU community. Many scholars shared their work in poster format in the PUB, while others … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Richard Murphy on Neoliberalism in Higher Education Panel

Richard Murphy on Neoliberalism in Higher Education panel

On February 9th in the Pence Student Union Building, EWU McNair scholar Richard Murphy participated on a panel on Neoliberalism in Higher Education. Richard is triple-majoring in Philosophy, Political Science, and International Affairs with an emphasis on Global Socio-Economic Development, and minoring in Spanish. For his 2022 Summer Research Internship, Richard worked with Dr. Thomas Hawley … Read more