Monica Miranda


Monica Miranda graduated from Eastern Washington University with a BS Applied Developmental Psychology and a minor in Spanish, as well as a certificate in Child and Family Support. She wants to research the psychology of Latinx and Hispanic communities. In the summer of 2022, under the guidance of Dr. Shanna Davis, she explored the psychological effects of going to K-12 school in a language other than your first language. In the future, she hopes to be able to open her own counseling practice where she can help the Latinx/Hispanic community access affordable mental health services.

Monica will be attending Pacific University’sMaster in Applied Psychological Science program in Fall 2023.

2022 EWU Faculty Research Mentor: Dr. Shanna Davis

2023 Symposium

17 McNair Scholars Present at EWU’s 2023 Student Research & Creative Works 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
Monica Miranda Accepted to Pacific U

EWU McNair Scholar Monica Miranda Accepted to Pacific University Master in Applied Psychological Science

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Monica Miranda! Monica has been accepted to Pacific University’s Master in Applied Psychological Science program. From the Applied Psychological Science Master’s Program website: Students gain expertise regarding the impact of cultural, biological, social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral factors on psychological phenomena. Emphasis is placed on the development of a strong theoretical and empirical … Read more
Monica Miranda Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar

Monica Miranda Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and Awarded Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to new McNair Scholar Monica Miranda! Monica was selected by the McNair Scholars’ selection committee on the basis of her passion for research, commitment to attaining a PhD, and overall potential for success in graduate school. The federally-funded TRIO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at EWU selects motivated and talented juniors and seniors … Read more