McNair Scholars Showcase

Aaron Broadwater Aaron Broadwater

Senior: Supply Chain management
Mentor: James Levy, Ph.D., History
Research Topic: Factors Affecting Success Rates in Black Owned Businesses in Milwaukee, WI

Reina Buchroeder Reina Buchroeder

Senior: Biology
Mentor: Katy Katovich, Ph.D., Biological Sciences
Research Topic: Utilizing Insects to Investigate Crime Scenes

Lat'Anna Davis Lat'Anna Davis

Junior: Sociology
Mentor: Chandra Waring, Ph.D., Sociology, Criminology& Anthropology
Research Topic: Transformative Strategies in the Community Organization

Wilson Dorsey Wilson Dorsey

Senior: Sociology
Mentor: Stanislav Vysotsky, Ph.D., Sociology
Research Topic: Transformative Strategies in the Community Organization

Shad Evelyn Shad Evelyn

Junior: Chemistry
Mentor: Brett Woods, Ph.D., Biological Sciences
Research Topic: A Biogeochemical Paradigm for High Elevation Ecosystems - Studying the effects of Elevation on Marmots

Tyler Henderson Tyler Henderson

Senior: Sociology
Mentor:  Chandra Waring, Ph.D., Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology
Research Topic: African American Portrayals in media; Content analysis of the shows "The Wire" vs. "Empire"

Gregory Jackson Gregory Jackson

Senior: Biology
Mentor:  Kris Curran, Ph.D., Biological Sciences
Research Topic: Developing a tool to study circadian rhythms in early development of Xenopus Laevis (Per 2)

Alexis Lockett-Glover Alexis Lockett-Glover

Junior: Psychology
Mentor:  Carolyn Morgan, Ph.D., Psychology
Research Topic: African American Perceptions with Authority Figures


George Paasewe George Paasewe

Senior: Sociology
Mentor: Kristin Lavelle, Ph.D., Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology
Research Topic: African-American Experiences with Code-Switching

Connell Patterson Connell Patterson

Senior: Political Science
Mentor: David Cartwright, Ph.D., Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Topic: Philosophical Investigations of the Paranormal

Shyterria Sparkman Shyterria Sparkman

Senior: Criminology
Mentor: Gregory Jeffers, Ph.D., Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology
Research Topic: Social Concepts Associated with Serial Killers

Calvin Vang Calvin Vang

Senior: Geology
Mentor: Rex Hanger, Ph.D., Geography and Geology
Research Topic: Paleoecology of Lake Lahontan and Lake Scuppernong

Diarra Wose Diarra Wose

Senior: Biology
Mentor: Kris Curran, Ph.D., Biological Sciences
Research Topic: Designing a Tool to Investigate the Rhythmic Circadian Clock, Genes in Developing Xenopus laevis (Per 1)

Naiheima Young Naiheima Young

Junior: Psychology
Mentor: Heather Niemeier, Ph.D., Psychology
Research Topic: The fundamentals of ACT and CBT in weight loss in college students

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