The third and final chapter in our ongoing story about Professor Marissa Olivares and her experiences at Seattle University this year.
Jun 6, 2023
This quarter, we joined Professor Marissa Olivares, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, and Dr. Serena Cosgrove, Associate Professor, International Studies and Program Director, Latin American & Latinx Studies, in the classroom.
Feb 21, 2023
Professor Marissa Olivares is Seattle University’s first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence
Dec 7, 2022
Serena Cosgrove (SU) and Ana Marina Tzul Tzul (URL-Quetzaltenango) are contributors to a new textbook, Gendered Lives: Global Issues.
Feb 18, 2022
Under the leadership of Associate Professor Serena Cosgrove, PhD, '85, the Central America Initiative's partner schools engage in outreach, programming and research throughout Nicaragua, including the isolated Caribbean Coast, and in Guatemala and El Salvador.
Oct 5, 2021
The Central America Initiative is proud to announce the 2021 publication of Surviving the Americas: Garifuna Persistence from Nicaragua to New York City.
May 20, 2021
In June 2019, Father José (Chepe) Idiáquez SJ was awarded an honorary doctorate by Seattle U for his leadership and solidarity with protesters in Managua, Nicaragua. Father Chepe, the leader of the Universidad Centroamericana in Managua, Nicaragua, has received death threats for speaking out against the Nicaraguan government and standing in solidarity with the peaceful protesters that the government has been targeting. Read the full article below.
Jun 17, 2019
Two Seattle U alums, Andy Gorvetzian and Anna Pickett, have worked extensively in Nicaragua. The recent political crisis in the country has prohibited their return, so they brought their passion for humanitarianism and activism back to Seattle University.
In a series of articles in The Spectator, Andy and Anna provided compelling first-person accounts of the effects of violent government repression on the Nicaraguan people.
Jul 13, 2018
Serena Cosgrove, lead professor of a team that went to Guatemala to study Central American immigration, joined Take 5 to talk about what's going on.
Jul 3, 2018
Serena Cosgrove, PhD
Central America Initiative Faculty Coordinator