EWU Latina/o/x / Hispanic Staff & Faculty

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For general questions about the Chicana/o/x Studies Program, join our Zoom Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1-3 p.m.

Enter Meeting ID: 352 510 5288

Chicana/o/x Studies
203 Monroe Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
E: chstprogram@ewu.edu
P: 509.359.4857

Meet Our Faculty

Dr. Nydia Martinez

Director of Chicana/o/x, Academic Director of College Assistance Migrant Program (C.A.M.P.), Assistant Professor of History
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Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

203 Monroe Hall

Dr. Martin Meráz-García

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203F Monroe Hall

Dr. Edwin Elias

Assistant Professor
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203D Monroe Hall

Dr. Edmundo Aguilar

College in the High School Coordinator
Chicana/o/x Studies
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Pronouns: He/Him/His

Aurelia Murguia

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203 Monroe Hall

Sarahi Gutierrez

Interim Bilingual Programmer
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Pronouns: She/he/they

203 Monroe Hall

Malachi Chukwu

Work Study/ Mentor Lead
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Pronouns: he/him

Remijio Mendoza

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Pronouns: He/him/his

203I Monroe Hall

Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Christina Torres García

Affiliated Faculty
McNair Scholars
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Dr. Miguel Novella

Affiliated Faculty
Spanish Department
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133D Patterson Hall

Dr. Sheila Woodward

Affiliated Faculty
Music Department
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119 Music Building


Dr. Jim Perez

Hispanic Serving Institution Initiative Consultant
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213 Martin Hall

Adrian Reyes

Associate Director
Center for Academic Advising and Retention
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305 Monroe Hall

Sonora Hernandez

Residential Life Coordinator
EWU Housing and Residential Life
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EWU Housing and Residential Life 1027 Cedar St. Cheney, WA 99004

Kim Davis

Senior Director of Diversity
Diversity and Inclusion
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Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Showalter Hall

Dr. Laura Zamudio-Orozco

Interim Academic Advisor
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107 Monroe Hall

Vanessa Delgado

Multicultural Center
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Pronouns: She/her/hers

Jocelyn Núñez

Graduate Student Program Coordinator
Multicultural Center
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Pronouns: She/Her/Ella

Maria Reyna

New Student Transitions & Family Programs
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307 Monroe Hall

Victor Rodriguez

New Student Transitions & Family Programs
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Dr. Nick Franco

Pride Center
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Norma Chavez

Program Coordinator
Records and Registration
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201 Sutton Hall

Marcie Estrellado

Program Coordinator
Records & Registration
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Jennifer Nunez

Operations Manager
Running Start
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300 Senior Hall

Christina Sosa Lara

Assistant Director, Student Engagement
Student Activities Involvement & Leadership
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Corina Patina

Student Services
Financial Aid
202 Sutton Hall

College of Social Sciences (CSS)

Felicia Jensen

Administrative Specialist
College of Social Sciences
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121 Senior Hall

Rosario Rodriguez

Secretary Senior
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229 Communications Building

College of Arts, Letters & Education (CALE)

Jessica Ochoa

Program Coordinator
College of Health Sciences and Public Health
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EWU Center

Rosa Hewett

Early Childhood Education
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314 C Williamson Hall

Dr. José M. García-Sánchez

Professor of Spanish and Chair of MLL
Modern Languages and Literatures
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Dr. Natalia Ruiz Rubio

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Pronouns: Modern Languages and Literatures

Dr. Miguel Novella

Associate Professor
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Patterson Hall 133D

College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (CSTEM)

Dr. Andrea Castillo

Associate Professor
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Dr. Esteban Rodriguez-Marek

Department Chair Science & Electrical Engineer/Professor
Electrical Engineer
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Dr. Carlos Castillo-Garsow

Associate Professor
Mathematics Education
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Dr. Andrés Aragoneses

Assistant Professor
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160 Science Building

Latina/o/x & Hispanic Community Members


Ana Zapien

Regional Admissions Advisor
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Pronouns: She/her/hers/ella

Adan Meza

Senior Regional Admissions Advisor
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Crystal Medina

Events and Visitation Manager
Admissions-Visitor Center
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Pronouns: She/her/ella

Emmanuel Lopez

Regional Admissions Advisor
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Gabriel Chavez Garcia

Assistant Director of Recruitment, Transfer
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Harli Moran

Regional Admissions Advisor
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Pronouns: She/her/hers/ella

304 Sutton Hall