Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Theresa Lee. Theresa has been accepted by the Sociology PhD Program at the University of Hawai'i Mānoa. This is in addition to her acceptance for a Sociology PhD at Bowling Greene State University with full funding. She is interested in researching incarceration, recidivism and community reentry with a particular interest in unforeseen consequences of incarceration. Theresa pursued these interests through her two EWU McNair Summer Research Internships (2019, 2020) where she worked with her mentor Dr. Lindsey Upton to complete her research: Prisoner Reentry: College Perceptions of Reentry Barriers in a Northwest Community. She presented a poster of her research at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference with the support of her mentor Dr. Lindsey Upton in the fall of 2019 as well as at the EWU Virtual Symposium in 2020.
The EWU McNair staff are so excited for Theresa and we know she'll do amazing things at whichever PhD program she decides to attend! Click here to read more about Theresa or her research.