2012 UNH McNair Scholars

Danelis Alejo

Danelis Alejo

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Judy Sharkey, UNH Department of Education
Research Title: Immigrants' Perspectives on Their Experiences Serving As Language Brokers for Their Families

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Jemmel Billingslea

Jemmel Billingslea

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Stephanie Bramlett, UNH Academic Achievement Programs/CONNECT
Research Title: The Education of Black Males: Voices of Black Males

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Maria Carrasquillo

Maria Carrasquillo

University of New Hampshire

Major: Political Science/International Affairs
Mentor: Dr. Mary Malone, UNH Department of Political Science
Research Title: Moving South Instead of North: Understanding How Immigration has Changed in Central American and How it Will Impact Costa Rica

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Lana Ciali

Lana Ciali

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychologyy
Mentor: Dr. Barbara White, UNH Department of Occupational Therapy
Research Title: A Qualitative Study of Stimulant Medication Use and Misuse Among College Students: Exploring Motives For Misuse

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Komot Gabriel

Komot Gabriel

University of New Hampshire

Major: International Business and Economics
Mentor: Dr. Bruce Elmslie, UNH Department of Economics
Research Title: Sudan & Botswana – Corruption and Economic Development: Lessons for South Sudan

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Nyomi Guzman

Nyomi Guzman

University of New Hampshire

Major: Communication and Women’s Studies
Mentor: Dr. James Farrell, UNH Department of Communication
Research Title: Interracial Couples in Romance Films: Fact or Fantasy

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Manuel Lopez

Manuel Lopez

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Edward Lemay, UNH Department of Psychology
Research Title: Observing Couples' Interactions in Conflict Situations: Predictors and Consequences of Conflict Resolution Behaviors

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David Morejon

David Morejon

University of New Hampshire

Major: Microbiology
Mentor: Dr. Vaughn Cooper, UNH Department of Microbiology
Research Title: The Availability of Beneficial Mutations to an Organism Evolving in an Environment to Which It Has Previously Adapted

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Lachey Ross

Lachey Ross

University of New Hampshire

Major: Justice Studies/Sociology
Mentor: Dr. Charles Putnam, UNH Justice Works
Research Title: Gun Control Laws and the Crime Rate: Impact of Gun Control Policies on the Crime Rate

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Michael Sanchez

Michael Sanchez

University of New Hampshire 

Major: Economics/Philosophy
Mentor: Dr. Michael Swack, UNH Carsey Institute
Research Title: Impact of Microfinance on Clients of MFIs as Perceived by Latin American Participants in the Programs of ACCION USA in Boston

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Elizabeth Wible

Elizabeth Wible

University of New Hampshire

Major: Psychology
Mentor: Dr. Ellen Cohn and Dr. Victoria Banyard, UNH Department of Psychology
Research Title: Incidence of Unwanted Sexual Experiences Among College Students: Gender and The Red Zone

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