1995 UNH McNair Scholars

Jami Boyle

University of New Hampshire - Manchester

Major: Communications
Mentor: Lynn Stearney, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Communication
Research Title: An Investigation of Conflict Dynamics between Labor and Management from an Intercultural Communication Perspective

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Edith Butler

University of New Hampshire

Major: English
Mentor: John R. Ernest, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator of the African-American Studies Minor
Research Title: Self-Representation in the Work of Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen and Dorothy West

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Jennifer Guerin

University of New Hampshire

Major: Nutrition Sciences
Mentor: Dennis J. Bobilya, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry
Research Title: Characterizing the Method of Zinc Transport Across an In Vitro Model of the Blood-Brain Barrier

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Kasey Heintz

University of New Hampshire

Major: Nutrition Sciences
Mentor: Joanne Curran-Celentano, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Animal and Nutritional Sciences
Research Title: The Effects of Endogenous and Exogenous Hormones on Serum and LDL Antioxidant Concentrations in Pre- and Postmenopausal Women

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Ora Holcomb

Keene State College

Major: Biology & Chemistry
Mentor: Aaron B. Margolin, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Microbiology
Research Title: Anti-viral Phytochemicals

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Sharon Key

Keene State College

Major: Biology & Chemistry
Mentor: Charles Walker, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Zoology, Associate: J.P. Mulkern, Microbiology
Research Title: A Novel Mass Culture System For Studies Of Leukemic Clam Blood Cells

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David J. Langevin

University of New Hampshire - Manchester

Major: English & Communications
Mentor: James N. Krasner, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of English
Research Title: Repetition, Meaning, and Legal Language in the Dickens Novel

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Jennifer Marckres

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Kathleen McCartney, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Psychology
Synchrony in Adolescent Best Friend Interactions

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Orlanda Oliveira

Major: Spatial Development
Mentor: Ross J. Gittell, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Management
Research Title: Public Housing Privatization: New Strategy for Community Development

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Alicia Pipkin

University of New Hampshire

Major: English Teaching
Mentor: Melody Graulich, Ph.D. - Professor of English and of Women's Studies
Research Title: Educating Students About Sexual Abuse Through Reading And Writing In High School Classrooms

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TeLisa Richardson

University of Rhode Island

Major: Human Development and Family Studies
Mentor: Rebecca New, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Education
Research Title: Demographic, Personal and Situational Factors That Contribute to Academic Motivation

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Michael Roberts

Dartmouth College

Major: Music
Mentor: Cleveland L. Howard, D.M.A. - Associate Professor of Music
Research Title: Analysis for Performance: A Reasonable Study

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Jared Sexton

University of New Hampshire

Major: Economics and History
Mentor: David H. Watters, Ph.D. - Professor of English
Research Title: Real-Eyezing Blackness: Contemporary Discourse on African American Survival and Self-Affirmation.

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Lahra Smith

University of New Hampshire

Major: Anthropology & Political Science
Mentor: S.P. Reyna, Ph.D. - Professor of Anthropology
Research Title: Gender and Development: The Impact of Structural Adjustment on Women in Zimbabwe

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Michael Tamburro

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Major: Sociology/Humanities and Social Sciences/ Elementary Education Certification
Mentor: Roger Beattie, Ph.D., Education; Coordinator - Minority Recruitment and Retention
Research Title: The Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 and its Implication on Parent Involvement in the Elementary School

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Dory Vega

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Richard M. Barton, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Education
Research Title: Are there cultural and gender differences on the Scholastic Aptitude Test?

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Ligia Irene Vigo

University of Rhode Island

Major: History
Mentor: Marc Herold, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Economic Development Frank McCann, Ph.D. - Professor of History
Research Title: Nicaraguan Women and the Sandinista Revolution: "Women's Needs," Feminism, and Social Change - A Dialogue

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Shilyh Warren

Dartmouth College

Major: Women's Studies
Mentor: Carmen Buford, Ph.D. - Professor of American Studies
Research Title: At the Intersection of Race and Gender: Women's Experiences in American Slavery and the Holocaust

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Linda Weir

University of New Hampshire

Major: Anthropology
Mentor: Deborah Winslow, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Anthropology
Research Title: An Anthropological Study of the Reciprocal Relationship Between Hispanic Women and the Roman Catholic Church in New Hampshire

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