2011 UNH McNair Scholars

Elizabeth Adejuyigbe

Elizabeth Adejuyigbe

University of New Hampshire

Major: Health Management and Policy
Mentor: Dr. Robert McGrath, UNH Health Management and Policy
Research Title: Do Neighborhood Characteristics Have an Effect on the Prevalence of Asthma in Children?

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Sinor Ali

Sinor Ali

University of New Hampshire

Major: Civil Engineering 
Mentor: Dr. M. Robin Collins, UNH Department of Civil Engineering 
Research Title: The Presence or Absence of Coli-form/E-coli in the Waters of Accra, Ghana and the Surrounding Cities

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Jennifer Baker

Jennifer Baker

University of New Hampshire

Major: Computer Science
Mentor: Dr. Wheeler Ruml, UNH Department of Computer Science
Research Title: Empirical Analysis of Real-Time Search Algorithms in a Dynamic, Multi-Agent Domain

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Tamar Brown

Tamar Brown

Brandeis University

Major: Philosophy
Mentor: Dr. Sarah Stitzlein, UNH Department of Education
Research Title: Rethinking the Educative Process: John Dewey, Wendy Kopp, and the Indeterminate Situation of Education Inequity

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Megan Corbiere

Megan Corbiere

University of New Hampshire

Major: Earth Science – Oceanography
Mentor: Dr. Rosemarie E. Came, UNH Department of Earth Sciences
Research Title: Reconstructing the Monsoon Climate in India

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Jessica Giguere

Jessica Giguere

University of New Hampshire

Major: Resource Economics
Mentor: Dr. John Halstead, UNH Department of Natural Resources & the Environment
Research Title: Analysis of Environmental Practices of Hotels in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana

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Ryan Howe

Ryan Howe

University of New Hampshire

Major: Mathematics
Mentor: Dr. Mark Lyon, UNH Department of Mathematics
Research Title: Application of Fast Randomized Algorithms to Predictive Modeling

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Peter Khong

Peter Khong 

Creighton University

Major: Philosophy
Mentor: Dr. Andrew Christie, UNH Department of Philosophy
Research Title: Our Lady of Guadalupe and Our Lady of La Vang: A Comparative Study between the Marian Traditions within the Vietnamese and Latino Communities

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Amy Ma

Amy Ma

University of New Hampshire

Major: Occupational Therapy
Mentor: Dr. Barbara White, UNH Department of Occupational Therapy
Research Title: A Comparative Analysis on Occupational Therapy Following Hand Injuries

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Paul Miranda

Paul Miranda

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 

Major: English
Mentor: Dr. Michael Ferber, UNH Department of English 
Research Title: Poesia de Cabo Verde

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Hong-Sun Park

Hong-Sun Park

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Pablo Chavajay, UNH Department of Psychology
Research Title: Forms of Help Among US Mexican Immigrant Mothers and Their Children

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Robert Rosales

Robert Rosales

Clark University

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Michael Middleton, UNH Department of Education
Research Title: Hombres Machos: Masculinity as a Predictor of Depression and Mental Health Help-Seeking Among Latinos

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Eric Sales

Eric Sales

University of New Hampshire

Major: Political Science
Mentor: Dr. Lawrence Hamilton, UNH Department of Sociology
Research Title: The Effect of Regional Climate Trends on Public Opinion of Climate Change

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Chaquanzha Stephenson

Chaquanzha Stephenson

University of New Hampshire

Major: Political Science
Mentor: Dr. Charles Putnam, UNH JusticeWorks
Research Title: How Does Sentencing Policy or Law Affect Persons of Different Race, Ethnicity, and Gender?

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Michael Vidal

Michael Vidal 

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Antonio Henley, UNH McNair Scholars Program
Research Title: Challenges in the Access of Higher Education in Ghana

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