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Meet the new McNair Director Nicole Truesdell'03

July 15, 2013


Name: Nicole Truesdell'03

Occupation: Director of the McNair Scholars Program and adjunct assistant professor in anthropology.

Hometown: Hazel Crest, Ill.

What brought me to Beloit (as a student): The anthropology program.

What brought me back to Beloit (as staff): The McNair Scholars Program.

You may have seen me: Initially living in the 609 apartment and walking my blonde German shepard (named Whiskey) around campus with my husband.

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What’s on your bucket list? Write and publish at least one fiction book, travel everywhere, run an ultra-marathon, open a wine and blues bar, to name a few.

Favorite meal? Pho (a Vietnamese noodle soup).

Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests? W.E.B. DuBois, Oprah Winfrey, and Stephen King.

Proudest moment? Finishing my Ph.D.