McNair Scholars

Current McNair Scholars

 Aaron BroadwaterAaron 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 BuchroederReina Buchroeder

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


 Lat"Anna DavisLat'Anna Davis

Junior: Sociology
Mentor: Chandra Waring, Ph.D., Sociology, Ciminology & Anthropology
Research Topic:
 Race and Ethnicity and its Effects on Public Health


 Wilson DorseyWilson Dorsey

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


Shad EvelynShad 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 HendersonTyler 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 JacksonGregory 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-GloverAlexis Lockett-Glover

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


George PaaseweGeorge Paasewe

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


Connel PattersonConnell Patterson

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


Shyterria SparkmanShyterria Sparkman

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


Calvin VangCalvin Vang

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


Diarra WoseDiarra 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 YoungNaiheima Young

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