2015-2016 McNair Scholars and Faculty Mentors

 

Student

 

Research Topic

Faculty Mentor


Enkhamar Amarsaikhan
Business Administration (Marketing)

Enkhamar Amarsaikhan

Market Potential of Mongolia

Isaac Wanasika, Management


Zekarias (Zach) Ashenafi
Biology (Pre-health and Biomedical Sciences

Zekarias Ashenafi

Effects of Fish Oil on Prostaglandin F2alpha FP Receptor Distribution on Plasma Membranes of Bovine Luteal Cells

Patrick Burns, Biological Sciences


Kady Barthelemy
Psychology & Business Administration (Management)

Kady Barthelemy

Group Differences on Hot and Cool Executive Functioning Performance in College Students With and Without a History of Child Maltreatment

Eric Peterson, Psychological Sciences


Peter Concepcion
Psychology

Peter Concepcion

Perceived Social Norms in Courtship Initiation in Various Social Situations

Rena Kirkland, Psychological Sciences


Matthew DeSelm
Chemistry

Matthew DeSelm

Synthesis of O-phenyl-N-(9’-acridinyl)-hydroxylamine

Michael Mosher, Chemistry and Biochemistry


Steven Diaz
Chemistry

Steven Diaz

Kinetic Study of Silver Nanoparticle Formation

Murielle Watzky, Chemistry and Biochemistry


Deandra Elcock
Sport and Exercise Science

Deandra Elcock

The Validity of the Six Minute Walk Test in Determining VO2peak in Cancer Survivors

Dan Shackelford, UNC Cancer Rehabilitation Institute


Ileana Flores Delgado
Sport and Exercise Science

Ileana Flores Delgado

Perceived Body Image and Reasons for Exercise Among College Students

Katie Kage, Nutrition and Dietetics


Jesus (Danny) Garcia Ramos
Business Administration (Management)

Jesus Garcia Ramos

Sit-to-Stand in Cancer Survivors: Effects of a 12-Week Resistance Training Program

Jeremy Smith, Sport and Exercise Science


Jewel Mahoe
Elementary Education

Jewel Mahoe

Undergraduate Elementary Teacher Candidates Perceived Preparedness and Attitudes toward Inclusion

Philip Frye, Teacher Education


Taylor McGinn
Human Services

Taylor McGinn

Perceptions of Same-Sex vs Opposite-Sex Domestic Violence

Sarah Goodrum, Criminal Justice


Everardo Reyes
Sociology

Everardo Reyes

Music Deserts: How Social Inequality Affects Accessibility to Music Resources Important to Actively Participating in Music

Nancy Glen, Music
Josh Packard, Sociology


Michala Saenz
Early Childhood Special Education

Michala Saenz

Pre-service Early Childhood Teachers' Experiences with and Perceptions of the Inclusion Model

Catherine Smyth, Special Education


Charissa Samaniego
Business Administration (Management) & Psychology

Charissa Samaniego

Relationships between Goal Setting, Motivational Traits and Job Performance

Michael Phillips, Psychological Sciences


Adriana Trujillo
Art and Design (Art History)

Adriana Trujillo

Exploring Living Heritage Conservation: An Ethnography of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

Michael Kimball, Anthropology
Roger DeWitt, Anthropology


Maria Warne
Anthropology

Maria Warne

Children's Health and Social Change in Ancient Albania

Britney Kyle, Anthropology


Ariana Yanez
Audiology and Speech Language Sciences

Ariana Yanez

One Speaker Two Idiomas: Exploring Code Switching

Kim Murza, Audiology and Speech Language Sciences
Lynne Jackowiak, Audiology and Speech Language