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Alumni News

  • Laura Stephenson (TWU Government, Legal Studies Emphasis, 2014) was admitted to the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law.
  • Cassidy Lindsay (TWU Government, Legal Studies Emphasis, 2015) was admitted to the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
  • Landon Dickerson (TWU Government, Legal Studies Emphasis, 2015) was admitted to the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University.
  • Samantha A Medlock (TWU Government, Legal Studies Emphasis, 1999; Vermont Law School, 2008) was appointed in 2014 to the White House Council on Environmental Quality, as the Executive Office of the President, as Deputy Associate Director for Climate Preparedness.
  • Pamela White (M.A. in Government) is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Women's Studies at TWU. As a member of the first cohort in 2010, Pamela's research interests include making connections amongst Spiritual Activism; Indigenous Theories; New Materialism; and Object-Oriented Philosophy and applying these connections to political issues such as Natural Gas Drilling and Food Justice.
  • Corena White (MA Government) received a ful-time tenure track position at Tarrant County College-Trinity River.
  • Brittney Martin (B.S. History, MA History/Government) has been hired as the Upper School History teacher, as well as the volleyball/basketball coach at The Selwyn College Preparatory School in Denton, TX. For the past year, Ms. Martin has worked in the office of the TWU Leadership Institute and is completing the Master of Arts in Teaching program.
  • Joan Johnson (BA history, MA government) has been made chair of the Department of Government, Economics and Paralegal Studies at Tarrant County College Northeast Campus.
  • Maricelly Malave (government) has recently finished her year at UPeace in Costa Rica and her work towards an MA in peace education.  Her next project is to finish her thesis in the Philippines where she will partner with a local counter trafficking organization called Wedpro.  Her research is on rehabilitative education and alternative work programs for survivors of sex slavery and the sex industry.  She will be evaluating Wedpro's rehabilitative education program and working to produce a new curriculum based on her findings.
  • Holly (Government) and Jeremy (History) Dawson, now teaching history and government at NCTC in Corinth, were recently featured in an article on our TWU Alumni Relations page. 
  • Sam Childers received a B.S. in history in 1995. Since graduating from TWU, he served as Communications Manager for Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture, Director of Public Programs and Marketing Manager for the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and Director of Development for the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum in Atlanta, GA. He is a contributing writer and editorial assistant to Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, has served on the steering committee for the Dallas Legacies History Conference and currently serves on the boards of the Lake Highlands Historical Association and the Friends of the SMU Libraries.  He is a member of numerous professional organizations and for several years was a judge for the annual Wilder Museum Publication Awards for the Texas Association of Museums.  His book Historic Hotels of Dallas was released in February 2010.  

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