Current Scholars

2017 McNair Cohort

McNair 2017 Cohort

Front Row: Loriana Hines, Misty Branch, Samantha Lanni, Jessica Dufort, Laniquah Demps, Aleah Bailey
Back Row: Salman Hoque, Amelo Bacchus, Wai-Kit Chia, D'Ajanai Lee, Ja'wana Wilson, Jonathan Vides


2017 McNair Cohort - Summer Research Information

Amelo Bacchus, School of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2018; Participation Against Oppression: Rutgers’ Student Involvement in the Anti-Apartheid Movement; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Edward Ramsamy

Aleah Bailey, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Class of 2019; Evaluating Skin Sensitization Abilities of Novel N. Cateria Essential Oil Based Insect Repellent Formulations; Faculty Mentor: Dr. James Simon, William Reichert

Misty Branch, School of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2018; Inclusion to the Institution: African-American College Students at a Predominately White Institution; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bernadette Gailliard

Wai-Kit Chia, School of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2019; Genetically Investigation of Lysosomes Inclusion in Novel Extracellular Vesicles of C. Elegans Neurons; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Monica Driscoll

Laniquah Demps, School of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2019; Differences in Stress Among Native-born and Foreign-born College-aged Minority Students; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Teresa Leyro

Jessica Dufort, School of Communication & Information, Class of 2019; Media’s Impact on Political Efficacy in African American Communities; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lisa Miller

Loriana Hines, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Class of 2018; Food Scarcity: Evaluating Minority Health and Food Accessibility Issues in New Brunswick, NJ; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rachael Shwom

Salman Hoque, School of Engineering, Class of 2019; Paper Robotics: Exploring Actuation with Shape Memory Alloys; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aaron Mazzeo

Samantha Lanni, School of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2018; Addressing the State of Health Care for Incarcerated Women in the U.S.; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Catherine A. Lugg

D’Ajanai Lee, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Class of 2019; African American Women’s Underutilization and Barriers to Reproductive Services; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Catherine Lugg

Jonathan Vides, School of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2018; Intersection of Stigma: Identity Safety Cues among Women of Color; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Diana T. Sanchez

Ja’wana Wilson, School of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2019; The Historical and Sociocultural Context of Educational Inequities Within U.S. Urban School Systems; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Wanda J. Blanchett

 

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