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McNair Scholars 2004 Cohort 1

Noelle Chun

Graduate Institution(s): The Ohio State University, MFA Dance (2008)

Summer 2004: Behavioral Flexibility in the Blue Monkey and Red Colobus: Coping Strategies for Living in Distrubred Habitats (Mentor: Dr. Nancy Krusko)


Gillian Condell

Attending: University of Pittsburgh, Masters in Nursing Anesthesia 

Summer 2004: And Who Said Size Doesn't Matter? The Influence of America's Hegemony on International Law Making Since 9/11 and its Economic and Political Impact on Jamaica (Mentor: Dr. Pablo Toral)


Maryann Dominguez

Graduate Institution(s): Barry University, M.S. Psychology (2009)

Summer 2004: Ethnic/Racial Identity Development, and School Engagement Among Mexican and Mexican American Adolescents(Mentor: Dr. William New)


Zoila Ganuza

Graduate Institution(s): University of Minnesota, Ph.D. Psychology (2014)

Summer 2004: What is Limiting First- and Second-Generation Hispanic Students from Finishing High School? (Mentor: Dr. Sylvia Lopez)


Natasha Jarvis

Graduate Institution(s): University of Texas at Austin, MA Theatre and Dance (2008)

Summer 2004: Chile You Betta Listen: Black Mothers Educating for the Future (Mentor: Dr. Sonja Darlington)


Rachel Marquard

Graduate Institution(s): University of Chicago, MA  Social Service Administration (2007)

Summer 2004: Explanatory Style and Emotional Intelligence (Mentor: Dr.Suzanne Cox)


Barbara Monroy

Attending: Sam Houston State University, M.ED Curriculum and Instruction

Summer 2004: Re-evaluating American Literature: Connections Between the Spiritual Narratives of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, and the Spiritual Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Mentor: Dr. Shawn Gillen)


Xavier Serna

Attending: Texas A&M University, Ph.D. Sociology

Summer 2004: Living Wage Laws: A Split Labor Market Interpretation (Mentor: Dr. Charles Westerberg)


Mike Woldemariam

Graduate Institution(s): Princeton University, MA, Ph.D. - Comparative Politics, African Politics, International Relations (2011)

Summer 2004: High Hopes, Harsh Realities: H. Carl McCall and the Black Statewide Candidacy (Mentor: Dr. Georgia Duerst-Lahti)

 Zorel Zambrano

Graduate Institution(s): National-Louis University, Masters of Arts-Teaching

Summer 2004: What is the Suicide Rate in Muslim Countries? Cross-National Predictors of Suicide Rates (Mentor: Dr. Larry White)