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McNair Scholars 2007

Christine Brown

Attending: North Carolina State University, Ph.D. - Zoology  

Summer 2007: The Effects of Altitude on the Life History Characteristics of Yellow-Bellied Marmots (Mentor: Dr. Brett Woods)

Summer 2008: Trapping and observing four marmot populations surrounding Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (Conducted at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory)


Deana Brown

Summer 2007: Bioinformatic Analysis of Selection During Cancer Chemotherapy (Mentor: Dr. John Jungck)


Megan Brown

Summer 2007: Eliciting Complete and Accurate Reports from Child Witnesses: A Quasi-Experimental Investigation (Mentor: Dr. Lawrence White)

Summer 2008: Social Development of Bilingual Children in a School Setting (Conducted at Beloit College)


Christina Czuhajewski

Summer 2007: Five Pots on the Stove: The Challenges of Reciprocity for Low-Income Women (Mentor: Dr. Marion Fass & Dr. Kate Linnenberg)


Iris-Ann Hoover

Summer 2007: The Social Construction of Race: Biracial Identity and the socio-historical forces that shape it (Mentor: Dr. Carla Davis)

Summer 2008: A Portrait of Poverty: How Structural Economic Conditions Continue to Affect Rural Communities in New York State (Mentor: Dr. Stephen Morgan, Cornell University)


Dasheema Jarrett

Graduate Institution(s): Howard University, MA Sociology (2012)

Summer 2007: Digging Deep Down Low: Investigating remarkable Truths, Lies, and deception of Black Men Living Double Lives (Mentor: Dr. Nancy Krusko)

Summer 2008: Support Exchange in HIV Positive Main Partner Relationships: Effects on HAART Use (Mentor: Dr. Amy Knowlton, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)


Allison Kotowicz

Attending: UW-Milwaukee, Ph.D. Anthropology

Graduate Institution(s): UW-Milwaukee, M.S. Anthropology

Summer 2007: Elders' Tales of Beloit, Alabama: An Oral History of Beloit Alabama (Mentor: Dr. Nancy Krusko)

Summer 2008: Comparative Study of Herder-Farmer Conflicts in Africa (Mentor: Dr. Mark Moritz , Ohio State University)


Chelsea A. Miller

Summer 2007: Inclusive Education and Children with Autism: Are Parents Satisfied? (Mentor: Dr. Suzanne Cox)


Sidra Montgomery

Attending: University of Maryland, Ph.D. Sociology

Summer 2007: Social Networking for Social Capital (Mentor: Dr. Charles Westerberg)

Summer 2008: Social Networking for Social Capital II (Mentor: Dr. Charles Westerberg)


Jasmine Nears

Summer 2007: From Apartheid to Civil Rights, Why Social Movements Succeed? (Mentor: Dr. Beatrice McKenzie & Dr. Pablo Toral)

Summer 2008: The Universal Pre-School Movement and State to State Variation: Analysis of why the Florida and California Universal Pre-School movements failed in different ways (Mentor: Dr. Pablo Toral & Dr. David S. Meyer, University of California - Irvine)


Caleb Smith

Summer 2007: From Floods to Fire: Analyzing the Effects of the 1964 Freedom Summer on the Development of the Black Power Movement in Chicago, 1964 to 1968 (Mentor: Dr. Beatrice McKenzie & Dr. Ann Davies)