McNair Scholars Program

2012-2013 McNair Scholars

The 2012-2013 McNair Scholars represent a diverse field of interest and discpline. Please see our former scholars to see other fields the McNair Scholars have represented.

 

Jeremy Clincy
Mentor: Stefanos Sarafianos
Major:
Biochemistry
Hometown:
Graduation Date: December 2014

Research Synopsis: "Effects of Antiretroviral Drug on Human Repair DNA Polymerases: Implications in Toxicity and Cancer"
Antoine Culbreath
Mentor: Gustavo Carlo
Major:
Families & Lifespan Development
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "The Impact of Rewards on Children in Nicaragua’s Prosocial Behaviors: The mediating role of Prosocial Moral Reasoning"
Amber Forbis
Mentor: Judith Goodman
Major:
Communication Science & Disorders
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2014

Research Synopsis: "How Mothers Read to Their Young children: A comparison of Mothers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Mothers of Typically-developing children"
Stacey Frasher
Mentor: Jane Armer
Major:
Nursing
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS): Post-Breast Cancer Lymphedema"
Meron Ghidey
Mentor: Ulus Atasoy
Major:
Biological Sciences
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "Post-Transcriptional Regulation of TSLP by the RNA-binding Protein HuR"
Jale't Hickmon-Rosa
Mentor: Wendy Reinke
Major:
Psychology
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2014

Research Synopsis: "Empirically Derived Profiles of Teacher Stress, Burnout, and Self-Efficacy and Associated Student Outcomes"
Maranda Johnson
Mentor: Signe Cohen
Major:
Art History & Religious Studies
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2014

Research Synopsis: "Menacing Goddesses: The Importance of Kali and Durga"
Alicia Lorio
Mentor: Duane Rudy
Major:
Child Development & Education
Hometown:
Graduation Date: December 2013

Research Synopsis: "Cultural Variation in Parental Psychological Control"
Shelby Manning
Mentor: David Schramm
Major:
Human Development & Family Studies
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2014

Research Synopsis:
"'Looking Back': Parenting Advice from Empty-Nest Parents
Carrie McKinley
Mentor: David Beversdorf
Major:
Psychology
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "Range of Tasks Affected by Propranolol in Acute Cocaine  Withdrawal and Effect of Sympathetic Reactivity and Anxiety"
Paulos Mengsteab
Mentor: A. Sherif El-Gizawy
Major:
Mechanical Engineering
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "Design of Insertion Mechanism for Orthopedic Implants"
Emma Rosenow
Mentor: Alan Whittington
Major:
Geological Sciences
Hometown:
Graduation Date: 2014

Research Synopsis: "Mixing between Rhyolite Xenoliths and Basaltic Lava Flows of the May 2010 Eruption of Pacaya, Guatemala"
Ashley Schulz
Mentor: Rose-Marie Muzika
Major:
Forestry
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "The Effects of Prescribed Fire on Insect Diversity in the Missouri Ozark Highlands"

Stacy Stewart
Mentor: Debora Bell
Major:
Psychology & Anthropology
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "Desire to Aspire Evaluative Research Project"
Jessica Stokes
Mentor: Jerry Atwood
Major:
Chemistry
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "The Study of Calix[4]arenes Nanocapsules and Their Solution Properties"
Chad Tucker
Mentor: Leo Saguiguit
Major:
Music Performance (Saxophone)
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2013

Research Synopsis: "An Examination and Analysis of William Bolcom’s Major Saxophone Works"
Sital Uprety
Mentor: Enos Inniss
Major:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2014

Research Synopsis: "Phosphorus control through water treatment residual-based soil amendments in bioretention cells"
Zachariah Winkler
Mentor: Carol V. Ward
Major:
Anthropology
Hometown:
Graduation Date: May 2014

Research Synopsis: "Plevic Anatomy and Locomotor Evolution in Anthropoid Primates"