EWU McNair Alumna Isaura Gallegos Doing Great Things!

Isaura Gallegos Updates

We recently reached out to EWU McNair Alumna Isaura Gallegos and she gave us updates on her amazing work! Next fall, Isaura will be defending her PhD dissertation at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she has been doing research in Human Development, Learning and Teaching. She has already secured a post doc appointment at … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Rachel Silverthorn Published in American Journal of Criminal Justice

Rachel Silverthorn Published in American Journal of Criminal Justice

EWU McNair Scholar Rachel Silverthorn graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She went on to attend Florida International University’s PhD program in Criminal Justice, with full funding. This spring, she will complete her Masters degree in Criminal Justice, and continue through the program for her PhD. She … Read more

Congratulations to Eastern McNair alum, Dr. Frank King, promoted to Associate Professor in Ethnic Studies at UW-Platteville, and also appointed to Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Special Assistant to the Chief Diversity Office

  Dr. Frank King graduated from Eastern with a BA in Secondary Social Studies Education/History, and earned his PhD from Washington State University in American Studies. As an EWU McNair scholar, he conducted his McNair research internship with faculty mentor, Dr. Scott Finnie, completing a paper titled “The Battle of Adowa and Its Connection to … Read more

EWU McNair Alumna Dr. Laura Zamudio-Orozco Joins EWU McNair Program

The EWU McNair Program welcomes Dr. Laura Zamudio-Orozco as our interim Academic Advisor! Dr. Zamudio-Orozco is an alumna of EWU’s McNair Scholar Program. She graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2014 with a BA in Mathematics Education (K-8). She worked as an educator at Adams Elementary in Spokane to get some on the ground experience … Read more

EWU McNair Alumni Dr. Martín Meráz García and Dr. Bruno M. Baltodano in collaboration with Dr. Martha L. Cottam published The Role of Female Combatants in the Nicaraguan Revolution and Counter Revolutionary War

We congratulate two of our EWU McNair Alum for their academic success. This book is a qualitative study based on 85 interviews with female ex-combatants in the revolution and counter-revolution from the 1960s to the end of the 1980s, as well as field observations in Nicaragua and the autonomous regions of the Atlantic Coast. It … Read more

EWU McNair Alumni Spotlight: Micheal Callaway, PhD

EWU McNair Scholar alumnus Micheal Callaway was the first person in his family to graduate from college when he earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Eastern Washington University. Although neither of his parents had a high school degree, he credits their support for creating an educational foundation that allowed him to continue through the … Read more