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McNair Scholars 2005

James Atkinson

Summer 2005: Cinematic Organization of Urban Spaces (Mentor: Dr. Art Robson)

Summer 2006: Small Cities: An Analysis of Non-Urban Environmnets in the Neo-Noir Tradition (Mentor: Dr. Pat Gill, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)


Allison Bitten

Summer 2005: Little Sisters: The Experiences of Soviet Women in Combat during World War II (Mentor: Dr. Donna Oliver )

Summer 2006: World War II Loan Kit (Elmentary Grades 3-6 Lesson Plan) (Mentor: Dr. Dennis H Cremin, Joliet Area Historical Museum, Lewis University)


Stella Cuban

Summer 2005: Artists and the Art Market Post-1960 (Mentor: Dr. George Williams)

Summer 2006: Cultural Tourism Initiative (Mentor: Will Maitland Weiss, Arts & Business Council of New York)


Ricky DeVoe

Summer 2005: Segregation of Binary Mixtures of Wet Granular Media in Axially Rotated Cylinders (Mentor: Dr. Paul Stanley)

Summer 2006: Gravitational Waves Radiated by Binary Black Hole Merger Dynamics (Mentor: Dr. Jolien D. E. Creighton, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)


Corey Farrar

Summer 2005: Reorganizing Intelligence: Examining the Bureaucratic Politics with the Creation of the National Intelligence Director (Mentor: Dr. Georgia Duerst-Lahti)

Summer 2006: Accountability in Higher Education (Mentor: Dr. Georgia Duerst-Lahti, Beloit College, Dr. Alisa Hicklin & Dr. Kenneth Meier, Teaxs A&M University)


Mona Martinez

Graduate Institution(s): University of Nevada - Las Vegas, MS - Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2013)

Summer 2005: Therapeutic Uses of Art for Children with AD/HD (Mentor: Dr. Suzanne Cox)

Summer 2006: A Review of Client Satisfaction Scales in Domestic Violence Programs (Mentor: Dr. Bradley Donohue, University of Nevada - Las Vegas)


Cindy Nguyen

Summer 2005: Pediatric Asthma in Beloit (Mentor: Dr. Nancy Krusko)


Chelsey Tubbs

Graduate Institution(s): Pace University, M.S. Early Childhood Education (2009); Columbia University: Teachers College, M.ED Public School Building Leadership (2012)

Summer 2005: The Political Ramifications of Having a Mixed Race Option on the 2000 Census (Mentor: Dr. Georgia Duerst-Lahti)

Summer 2006: Legalized Lynching: An Endorsement by African Americans? (Mentor: Dr. Paula D. McClain, Duke University)