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McNair Scholars 2001

Marisa Carr

Summer 2001: Promoting Positive Associations, Cultural Awareness and Dispelling Myths Through South African Children's Literature (Mentor: Dr. Sonja Darlington)

Graduate Institution(s): University of Wisconsin - Madison


Celeste Chung

Summer 2001: Sexuality Education and Ideology: The Role of the Adolescent in His/Her Formalized Sexuality Education (Mentor: Dr. Kathleen Greene)

Graduate Institution(s): University of Michigan - Ann Arbor


Nathan Edwards

Summer 2001: The Social Implications of a Casino in the Black Community (Mentor: Dr. Menno Froese)

Graduate Institution(s): Liberty University, MA - Professional Counseling

SSS Co-Director


Olivia Garcia

Summer 2001: Latino Advocacy Groups in a Time of Increasing Recognition (Mentor: Dr. Georgia Duerst-Lahti)

Graduate Institution(s): University of Arizona, MA Political Science; University of California - Los Angeles, Ph.D. Political Science


John-Paul Gray

Summer 2001: An Investigation of Mexican Culture in Beloit, with Special Attention to Education and Identity Development of Children and Youth (Mentor: Dr. William New)

Graduate Institution(s):University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, MA Curriculum and Instruction


Alan Her

Summer 2001: The Presence of Begging Call Convergence in Red-Winged Blackbirds (Mentor: Dr. Ken Yasukawa)


Nery Morales

Summer 2001: Marianismo or Vendida (Mentor: Dr. Catherine Orr)

Graduate Institution(s): Texas Women's University, MA in Women's Studies


Fatima Quander

Summer 2001: "I'm White, Therefore I can:" The Concept of Irish and Black American Social and Economic Competition as it Relates to Blackface Minstrelsy (Mentor: Dr. Amy Sarno)

Graduate Institution(s): The New School, Actor's Studio, MFA in Acting


Alexandra Shade

Summer 2001: Unlocking the Mystery Behind Advertising: The Creativity of Advertising in a Universal Contemporary Community, 3-D Style (Mentor: Dr. David Knutson)


Catherine Truong

Summer 2001: Taiwan's Futile Attempt to Gain United Nations Observer Status (Mentor: Dr. John Rapp)

Graduate Institution(s): University of California - San Diego, MA - Pacific International Affairs