1994 UNH McNair Scholars

Jason Benway

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychologys
Mentor: William R. Woodward - Associate Professor of Psychology
Research Title: The Social Construction of Asian American Counseling

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Kevin Cummins

University of Vermont

Major: English 
Mentor: Clifford J. Wirth - Associate Professor of Political Science
Research Title: Case Study: Between Bedford Stuyvesant and Brownsville; Ways in which developing communities can assist underdeveloped communities.

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Brian Dailey

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Major: English 
Mentor: Margaret-Love Denman - Assistant Professor of English
Research Title: The role of "The Hero" in the work of Shakespeare and John Irving

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John Greene

Middlebury College

Major: African-American History
Mentor: Dr. Arthur L. Hilson - Director, Race, Culture and Power minor
Research Title: Historical Origins and Evolution of Black Nationalism with a focus on Marcus Delany, Bishop Henry Turner, Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, and Minister Louis Farrakhan

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Terrance Jackson

University of Rhode Island

Major: Psychology 
Mentor: Dr. Roger Beattie - Coordinator, Minority Recruitment & Retention
Research Title: A Historical Continuum of Rap and the change in Content with the Relevancy to violent lyrics

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Kathleen Kent

University of New Hampshire - Manchester

Major: History and English 
Mentor: William R. Jones - Professor of History
Research Title: On Angels: Theological Discourse and Popular Belief in the Middle Ages

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Sylvia Marecki

University of New Hampshire

Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Frank G. Rodgers - Professor of Microbiology
Research Title: Isolation of Lipopolysaccharide Produced by Legionella pneumophila and its role in adherence

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Carol Mathews

University of New Hampshire

Major: Spanish 
Mentor: John M. Chaston - Associate Professor of Spanish
Research Title: The simple and compound perfective tenses in the speech of native Spanish speakers of Latin America and Spain

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Sean Palmer

Keene State College

Major: Political Science 
Mentor: B. Thomas Trout - Professor of Political Science
Research Title: The Emerging Norm of Democracy: Democratic Governance as an International Standard

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Sandra Pepin

University of New Hampshire

Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Frank G. Rodgers - Professor of Microbiology
Research Title: Isolation of Listeria monocytogenes Surface Proteins Associated with Bacterial Adherence to Host Cells

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Andrea Pianta

Dartmouth College

Major: Mathematics 
Mentor: L. David Meeker - Professor of Mathematicsh
Research Title: Testing mathematical models that explain past and present climate dynamics

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Anne Piekarski

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Major: Civil Engineering 
Mentor: M. Robin Collins - Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Research Title: Exploratory Investigation of Resins Ability to Fractionate Natural Organic Matter

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MaryAn Twible

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth A.L. Stine - Assistant Professor of Psychology
Research Title: Adult Age Differences within the Actual and Possible Selves

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Karin Wallander

University of New Hampshire

Major: Biology 
Mentor: Thomas D. Kocher - Associate Professor of Zoology
Research Title: The Molecular and Evolutionary Consequences Of Transposon Insertion

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Marie Worsham

University of Vermont

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Mentor: Ralph W. Draper - Associate Professor of Engineering Technology
Research Title: Analysis of Cogeneration and District Heating

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