2000 UNH McNair Scholars

Jennie B. Altman

University of Vermont

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Michael F. Kalinowski, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Family Studies
Research Title: Parental Emotional Abuse During Adolescence: Controversies of Definition and Intervention

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Andrea Glover

Dartmouth College

Major: African-American Studies 
Mentor: Dr. E. Scott Fletcher, Assistant Professor of Education
Research Title: Racial Identity, Race Relations and Racism: A Full-Year High School Course

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Cristina Hernandez

University of Rhode Island

Major: Spanish 
Mentor: Dr. Julia Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies
Research Title: Re-thinking Jose Marti in exile (1881-1895)

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Keith Leonard

University of New Hampshire

Major: Communications 
Mentor: Dr. Peter Mascuch, Assistant Professor of English and Director of Cinema Studies Program
Research Title: Film Noir, Despair of the Doomed

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Janet Lyons

University of New Hampshire

Major: Social Work 
Mentor: Dr. John T. Kirkpatrick, Director of Justiceworks: A Northern New England Consortium for the Study of the Research Title: Prevention and Control of Crime
Analysis of Risk Factors for Selection in the “1/2 Time Incarceration Pilot Program” in Strafford County

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Marjorie Narcisse

University of New Hampshire, Manchester

Major: Economics & International Affairs
Mentor: Dr. Justus Ogembo, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Education and Dr. Nina Glick Schiller, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Research Title: The Role of Music in Contemporary Caribbean Societies as a Means of Resistance to Political and Social Injustices: a Case Study of Jamaica

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Irene Neofotistos

Major: Sociology & Women's Studies 
Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Finkel, Assistant Professor of Education
Research Title: The Criminalization of Urban Youth: Public Educational Reform and Prison Rates of Low-Income, Minority Students

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Jaime Neves

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Major: English & Sociology 
Mentor: Dr. Katherine Tarbox, Professor of English
Research Title: The Architecture of Women’s Lives: How Women Construct Identity Through Home and Nature

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Kinohi Nishikawa

Dartmouth College

Major: English 
Mentor: Dr. Monica Chiu, Assistant Professor of English
Research Title: The Model Minority Mulatto: Amy Yamada’s Trash and the Tradition of the Interracial Outcast

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Diane O'Callaghan

University of New Hampshire, Manchester

Major: Psychology 
Mentor: Dr. Alison Paglia, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Research Title: The Effect of Ageism on the Clinical Assessment of Depression

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Anilda Peña

University of Rhode Island

Major: Nursing 
Mentor: Dr. Raelene V. Shippee-Rice, Ph.D., RN and Dr. Pamela Pershing DiNapoli, Ph.D., RN.
Research Title: Do Preoperative Teaching Tours Affect Anxiety in Children?

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Max Poyau

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Major: Computer Oriented Mathematics 
Mentor: Dr. Richard A. Zang, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Research Title: A Survey of Infinity from the Greeks to the present: with emphasis on Georg Cantor's discovery of transfinite numbers

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Shelly-Ann Richmond

University of New Hampshire, Manchester

Major: Sociology
Mentor:Dr. Justus Ogembo, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Education and Dr. Nina Glick Schiller, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Research Title: The Role of Music in Contemporary Caribbean Societies as a Means of Resistance to Political and Social Injustices: a Case Study of Jamaica

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Linh Ta

University of New Hampshire

Major: Biochemistry 
Mentor: Dr. John Collins, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, with Deb Audino, Research Associate
Research Title: Interaction of the Oncoprotein Src with the Estrogen Receptor

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Heidi Tobin

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology 
Mentor: Dr. Suzanne Mitchell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology
Research Title: Does the Anticipation of a Certain Type of Stress Increase How Impulsively a Person Behaves?

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