EWU McNair Scholar Malachi Chukwu Accepted to Washington State University PhD Program

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Malachi Chukwu! Malachi has been accepted by the Political Science PhD Program at Washington State University with full funding. Malachi Chukwu is an International Affairs and Political Science major at Eastern Washington University with an emphasis on global security. He is interested in researching the effects of development on Sub-Saharan … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Alexandria Coronado Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Alexandria Coronado for completing her EWU McNair Summer Research Internship! Alexandria worked hard all summer under the mentorship of Dr. Lindsey Upton in the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies. With Dr. Upton’s ongoing support, Alexandria will continue her research throughout the school year by developing and collecting responses to … Read more

Alexandria Coronado Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and Awarded Summer Research Internship

Congratulations Eastern Washington University student Alexandria Coronado! Alexandria has been selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and awarded a summer research internship. McNair Scholars must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, are first generation college students and low-income and/or underrepresented students, and are selected for their promise as scholars and commitment to attaining a … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Wendolyn Martinez Accepted to Summer Institute at the University of Michigan!

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Wendolyn Martinez! Wendolyn has been accepted into the Junior Summer Institute in Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) at the University of Michigan. This summer institute is an intensive seven-week summer program that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from all over the United States for graduate programs in public policy … 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

Political Science student, Wendolyn Martinez (EWU McNair Scholar 2018-19 cohort) Studies Russian Language and History at Moscow State University

Wendolyn Martinez in front of Catherine the Great’s Palace (St. Petersburg, Russia) Room of Remembrance for WWII Casualties Moscow State University Photo credit: Wendolyn Martinez, 2019 Wendolyn Martinez finds Russian history and language fascinating. After learning about culture and politics in Russia at EWU, she became determined to study abroad in order to learn first-hand … Read more