McNair Graduate Mario Ovalle publishes new paper with UNT Mentor Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes

Mario Ovalle

Denton (UNT), TX -- Mario Ovalle, 2015 UNT McNair graduate, and currently a graduate student at Hunter College, published “Organic Activists: Undocumented Youth Creating Spaces of Acompañamiento” in the journal Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: Studies of Migration, Integration, Equity, and Cultural Survival. The article was co-authored with Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes, Associate Professor in the University of North Texas Department of Anthropology. Dr. Nuñez-Janes served as Mario’s mentor while a UNT McNair Scholar. The article is available electronically and can be accessed at:

Thursday, May 26, 2016