2005 UNH McNair Scholars

Christopher Cameron

Keene State College

Major: History
Mentor: Dr. Funso Afolayan, Department of History
Research Title: The Role of Blacks in the British and American Abolitionist Movements

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Lana Cook

University of New Hampshire

Major: English
Mentor: Dr. Diane Freedman, Department of English
Research Title: Behind Gated Palaces: A Value Assessment of Upper-Class American Autobiographies

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Rachel Croft

Southern New Hampshire University

Major: Communication
Mentor: Dr. Sally Jacoby, Department of Communication
Research Title: Where are Their Heads? Changes in Motivation and Definitions of Success Among High School Seniors and College Sophomores

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Virginia DeFreitas-Battersby

University of New Hampshire

Major: Political Science & International Affairs
Mentor: Dr. Mary Malone, Department of Political Science
Research Tilte: The Barriers between the Kitchen and the Campaign: Women's Political Participation in Latin America

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Karina De la Rosa

Major: Psychology & Spanish
Mentor: Dr. Carolyn Mebert, Department of Psychology
Research Title: Adolescents' Academic Achievement: A study of the Effects of Extracurricular Activities, Risky Behaviors, and Academic Self-Regulation

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Florence Fong

University of New Hampshire

Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Dr. Aaron Margolin, Department of Microbiology
Research Title: Rapid Detection of Enteric Viruses in Water Through Cell Suspension and Integrated Cell Culture Real Time RT-PCR

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Chantelle Jacobs

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Major: English
Mentor: Dr. Rachel Trubowitz, Department of English
Research Title: Women in Donne's Poetry

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Léolène Jean

University of New Hampshire

Major: Biology
Mentor: Dr. W. Kelley Thomas, Department of Biochemistry
Research Title: Molecular diversity and functional analysis of the opsin genes expressed in Daphnia

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Armanté Labady

Florida State University

Major: Child Development
Mentor: Dr. Judith Sharkey, Department of Education
Research Title: Does Culture Factor In: Examining the Role of Culturally Responsive Teaching in Schools that Successfully Service Diverse Student Populations

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Roxana Mesías

Wheaton College

Major: Biochemistry
Mentor: Dr. Lisa Clark, Department of Microbiolog
Research Title: Sub-cloning of the leucine-rich extracellular domain of the human Toll-like receptor 4 gene into the pET23 expression plasmid

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Tiffany Nowell

Keene State College

Major: Clinical Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Carolyn Mebert, Department of Pschology
Research Title: Adult Children of Alcoholics: Predictors of Mastery Success, Attachment Success, and Self-Regulation Success

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Dhandevi Singh

University of New Hampshire

Major: Political Science
Mentor: Dr. Lawrence C. Reardon, Department of Political Science
Research Title: Sino-Indian Security Dilemma: Offensive and Defensive Mobilization

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