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McNair Scholars

2019 Scholars

2018 - 2019 Cohort

Autumn Adams


Mentor: Dr. Jessica Amason
Research: Shattering the Veil: A Reclamation of Indigenous Female Identity in Higher Education


Leanna Chard


Mentor: Dr. Lene Pederson
Research: Just Listen: Visual Expression of Inner Suffering


Jadvir Gill


Mentor: Dr. James Avey
Research: How does abusive supervision hurt employees? The mediating role of positive psychological capital.


Anna Gomez

Law and Justice

Mentor: Dr. Roger Schafer
Research: Qualitative and Descriptive Analysis of Vocational and Educational Program in Female Penitentiaries


Leni Halaapiapi

Computer Science

Mentor: Dr. Donald Davendra
Research: Implementing Chaotic Systems with the Firefly Algorithm to Solve Optimization Problems


Jesse Lopez


Mentor: Dr. Erin Craig
Research: Simulating Neural Action Potentials at the Molecular Level


Alejandra Lopez

Law and Justice/Spanish

Mentor: Dr. Charles Reasons
Research: Analysis of Structural Violence Faced by Mexican Immigrants


Jennifer Magaña


Mentor: Dr. April Binder
Research: Role of Claudin Gene Expression in Development of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)


Juan Mendoza


Mentor: Dr. Jean Marie Linhart
Research: Modeling the Historic Global Populations


Morgan Rodriguez


Mentor: Dr. Timothy Beng
Research: Direct Access to Lactam-Fused Lactones by Stereoselective and Regiodivergent Halolactonization of Allylic Lactamoyl Acids


Olivia Vasquez


Mentor: Dr. Dominic Klyve
Research: On Leonhard Euler's Work in Diophantine Equations


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