Martha Pitre

2022 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Arts, MA, Political Science

Mount Allison University (BA’22)

Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada

Martha completed the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at Mount Allison University. As editor-in-chief of the university’s independent student newspaper, she worked to improve the newspaper’s distribution plan, host community-building events, increase its online presence, and implement a new internal communications plan. Martha also contributed to the Atlantic Journal of International Studies, organized events for her program’s student society, and facilitated an activism-focused book club. She worked part-time as a teaching assistant at the university and as an intern with the International Institute for Child Rights and Development. She began a Master of Arts in Political Science at McGill.