Barbara Talkington | Research Intern

Barbara is College Spark’s graduate research intern.

Before and Beyond College Spark:

Barbara has joined College Spark for the summer of 2017 as a graduate research intern.  At the present, she is a graduate student at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and previously attended Western Washington University and Highline College.  She has been a beneficiary of Washington state’s Running Start and AVID programs.  Before coming to Evans and College Spark, Barbara was the research and assessment lead in Highline College’s Multicultural Affairs department and an Americorps VISTA working to build capacity at a local nonprofit.

Night Table Reading

  • Art of War, Sun Tzu
  • Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, Walidah Imarisha

Quote of the Moment

“If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done.”

Contact Barbara

(206) 461-7248