McNair Scholars Program

2017-2018 McNair Scholars

The 2017-2018 McNair Scholars represent a diverse field of interest and discpline. Please see our former scholars to see other fields the McNair Scholars have represented.

 

Blake Acton
Geography


Graduation Date: May 2018
Mentor: Matthew Folkes

Research Synopsis:Investigation of factors which lead to successful modern streetcar systems: Case study of Kansas City and Cincinnati
 
  Anna Brett
Photojournalism and Social Work

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Kelli Canada
Research Synopsis:
Offending Patterns of Recidivism Risks of People with Developmental Disabilities
Jeffrey Cathey
Chemical Engineering

Graduation Date: May 2018
Mentor: Patrick Pinhero
Research Synopsis:
Nano-antenna Rectification
 
  Sierra Clemetson
Communication Science & Disorders and International Studies

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Mona Roxana Botezatu
Research areas:
Cognates, orthography, phonology
Ryan Foltz
Pychology

Graduation Date: May 2018
Mentor:Laura King
Research Synopsis: Examining authenticity and well-being measures in Dark Tetrad individuals
 
  Sarah Gebken
Biological Engineering

Graduation Date:
May 2019
Mentor: J. Chris Pires
Research Synopsis:
Targeted Genome Engineering using CRISPR/Cas9 in Brassica oleracea
Brittany Gregory
Pscyhology and Sociology

Graduation Date:: May 2018
Mentor: Wendy Reinke
Research Synopsis: Teachers Interactions with Students in their Classroom: Differences by Race and Gender?  
 
  Jayla Head
Psychology

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Antoinette Landor
Research Synopsis:
Exploring the Association Between Sexual Intensity and Relationship Quality
Erielle Jones
Sociology & History

Graduation Date:
May 2019
Mentor: Keona Ervin
Research Synopsis:
ERA: A Vehilcle to Liberation
 
  Jessee Kruse
Biological Sciences

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Aaron Stoker
Research Synopsis:
Regional production of Biomarkers in OA
Sara Lalk
Forestry

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Jeanne Mihail
Research Synopsis:
Quantification of Armillaria sp. Total Organism Bioluminescence
 
  Tremaine Ledbetter
Psychology

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Moshe Naveh-Benjamin
Research Synopsis:
Effects of Stereotype Threat on Older Adults' Associative Memory: The Role of Sensitivity and Criterion
Justin Moore
Psychology

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Shawn Crist
Research Synopsis:
Induced State Anxiety Effect on Working Memory and Attentional Performance
 
  Jannice Newson
Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Science

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Rebecca North
Research Synopsis:
Estimating ebullition rates across different sediment types, land uses, and water temperatures
Faith Ordonio
History

Graduation Date:
May 2019
Mentor: Catherine Rymph
Research Synopsis:
American Public Perception and Reaction to the Wagner-Rogers Bill of 1939
  Meaghan Pearson
Statistics and Sociology

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Matthew Burns
Research Synopsis:
Expectancy-Value Theory for Math       
Dakota Reeves
Philosophy

Graduation Date:
May 2019
Mentor: Alexandru Radulescu
Research Synopsis:
Epistemic Reasoning in Gaines
 
  Meghan Wheeler
Fisheries & Wildlife Management

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Mark Morgan
Research Synopsis:
Asian Carp and Storage for Shipment
Mario Wilson
Psychology

Graduation Date:
May 2018
Mentor: Charles Borduin
Research Synopsis:
Racial and Ethnic Disparities Within Criminal Justice System
 
  Sage Williams
Industrial Engineering

Graduation Date:
May 2020
Mentor: Bin Wu
Research Synopsis:
An Investigation into the Application of Alternative Engery in the Manufacturing Sectors