April 22-24, 2024

2024 Gabriel E. Gallardo Research, Student Leadership & Advocacy Symposium

Welcome to the 2024 Gabriel E. Gallardo Research, Student Leadership & Advocacy Symposium!

The GEG Symposium continues UW McNair's 30-year legacy in providing a space for students to showcase their scholarship and advocacy, establish contacts and learn from peers who share identities underrepresented in academia.

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Keynote Speakers

We welcome our Keynote Speakers below!

  • Tony Lucero, Professor, Chair - Comparative History of Ideas

    Tony Lucero, Professor, Chair - Comparative History of Ideas

    The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

    José Antonio Lucero was born in El Paso, Texas, and raised on both sides of the Mexico-US border. His main research and teaching interests include Indigenous politics, social movements, Latin American politics, and borderlands.

  • Jesús Martínez-Gómez, Post-Doctoral Fellow

    Jesús Martínez-Gómez, Post-Doctoral Fellow

    Blackman Lab, The Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley

    Jesús Martínez-Gómez is an evolutionary botanist interested in the processes that give rise to diverse patterns of morphology. At U.C., Berkeley he is both a NSF Post-Doctoral Fellow and U.C. Presidential Post-Doctoral Fellow investigating the microevolutionary processes that lead to differences in flowering architecture in Mimulus (syn. Erythranthe).

  • Azeb Madebo, Assistant Professor

    Azeb Madebo, Assistant Professor

    Department of Communication Studies, University of Portland

    Azeb Madebo (she/her) is a digital media scholar and cultural studies scholar specializing in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa region. She is particularly fascinated by online activism, engagement, and the use of communication technologies by Africans for sociopolitical ends and the politics of identity—racial, national, and ethnic—in Africa and its diaspora communities.

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GEG Symposium Organizers

We are grateful to these University of Washington units who made this conference possible.

  • UW McNair Scholars Program


University of Washington Husky Union Building

4001, East Stevens Way Northeast Seattle, WA United States, 98195

Submission period

December 19, 2023 - 13:52 until April 21, 2024 - 23:59

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact gegsymposium@uw.edu .

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