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McNair Scholars

2017 Cohort

2017 Cohort


Kayla Ann Hemmings


Mentor: Dr. Mary Radeke
Research: Facial Expression and Emotions: Commonalities and Differences Between Criminals and Non-Criminals


Juan Flores


Mentor: Dr. Carin Thomas
Research: Toxic Effects of Buckminsterfullerene on Mouse Hepatocytes


Steve Isaak


Mentor: Dr. Mary Radeke
Research: Analyzing Whether Reading or Listening to Biblical Passages Affects Perceptions of Deity


Sydnee Johnson


Mentor: Dr. Roger Beardsley
Research: Prosthetic Artificial Muscle Sydnee Johnson & Re-Design to E-Nable  


Jonathan Ojeda


Mentor: Dr. Mary Radeke
Research: Threat Detection: An Examination of Size in Visual Search Tasks 


Viri Ortiz

English/Elementary Education

Mentor: Dr. Bobbi Cummings
Research: Factors impacting Latino/a students’ performance on the WEST-B writing test.


Anthony Perez


Mentor: Dr. Shaffer
Research: Are we testing what we think is important? Alignment of questions in the New York State Regents Exams with Earth science literacy


Tucker Reiley


Mentor: Nicole Stendell-Hollis
Research: Diet induced thermogenesis does not vary in healthy, male college students following consumption of an isocaloric meal comprised


Gavin Schag


Mentor: Dr. Robert Hickey
Research: UAV Photogrammetry: Structure from Motion Data Evaluation for Digital Elevation Model Generation



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