Current Scholars

2018 McNair Cohort

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Front Row: Channel Jordan, Janibell Encarnacion, Olivia Baker, Toyosi Dickson, Alyssa Rodriguez, Ashlee Belgrave
Back Row: Bashir Herbert, Mateo Arango, Takondwa Musa, Joshua Cox, Andrew Cruz, Michael Edwin, Kierra Pean, Destiny Boynton, Alyssen Rivers, Uchenna Achebe, Renatta Fordyce


2018 McNair Cohort - Summer Research Information

Uchenna Achebe, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; The New Social Bottleneck: Factors that Lead to Increased Incarceration Rates of Young Black Women; Faculty Mentors: Dr. Stacey Greene & Dr. Lisa Miller

Mateo Arango, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; Forgotten Voices of the Urban Crisis: Working Class Colombians in Queens, NY (1970s and 1980s); Faculty Mentors: Dr. Aldo Lauria Santiago & Dr. Yalidy Matos

Olivia Baker, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; The Impact Of Trait Anxiety When Evaluative Pressure Is Increased; Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Feigley

Ashlee Belgrave, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; Efficacy, Not Efficiency: An Analysis of the 2002 Head Start Impact Study; Faculty Mentor: Dr. W. Steven Barnett

Destiny Boynton, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; African-Americans’ Secondhand Trauma to Fatal Police Brutality Videos; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Melanye Price

Joshua Cox, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; Chemical Composition of Ionic Liquids; Faculty Mentors: Dr. Robert A. Bartynski, Dr. Andrew Baker & Dr. Sylvie Rangan

Andrew Cruz, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2020; Template Effects in the Assembly of Large Water Soluble Dynamic Polyimine Capsules; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ralf Warmuth

Toyosi Dickson, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Class of 2020; Microbial Communities in the Raritan River and their Potential Application for Bioremediation; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Katherine Dawson

Michael Edwin, School of Engineering, Class of 2020; Metamaterial Leaky Wave Antennas Based Vital Sign Detection with Motion Compensation using 2-Dimensional Frequency Scanning; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Chung-Tse Michael Wu

Janibell Encarnacion, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; What Motivates a Local Champions to Advocate for Mental Health; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Brian Chu

Renatta Fordyce, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; Decoloniality and the Queer Guyana Borderland: Examining Equality and the Colonial Matrix; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ousseina Alidou

Bashir Herbert, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; The Effects of the American Public School System on the Incarceration Rates of African American Males; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Paul Hirschfield

Channel Jordan, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; The Political Economy of the Congo: Militarized Rape and Its Effects on Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Stephen Bronner

Takondwa Musa, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2020; Investigating Trade vs. Aid in Southern African Countries in Terms of Accomplishing Economic Sustainability; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Paul O’Keefe

Kierra Pean, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2020; Peer Health Navigators on Recidivism & Relapse Outcomes; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Margaret Swarbrick

Alyssen Rivers, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2020; Examining Peace Agreements through the Sudanese Conflict; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Stephen Bronner

Alyssa Rodriguez, School of Arts and Sciences, Class of 2019; Using the Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) as a Biological Marker for Alzheimer’s disease; Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kasia M. Bieszczad & Elena K. Rotondo

 

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