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McNair Scholars Program

2021 Scholar Profiles

 

Zachary Ahmad

Zachary Ahmad

Major: Polymer Science and Engineering
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Xiaodan Gu

McNair Research: "Compatible Conjugated Blends: Impact on Morphology and Mechanics of Flexible Electronics"

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Andrea Boykin

Major: Social Work
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Michael Foster

McNair Research: "Factors Contributing to Mississippi's Reoffender Rate"

Monyonna Braxton

MonYonna Braxton

Major: Child and Family Sciences
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ryan Luethje

McNair Research: "Brown Skin: High School Dropout Rates Among Minority Populations"

Brittney Clayborn

Brittney Clayborn

Major: Medical laboratory Science
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Traci Hayes

McNair Research: "Perception of Prenatal Care from Mississippi Mothers: The Role of Race and Insurance Coverage"

James Dilwith

James Dilwith

Major: Biochemistry
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jacques Kessl

McNair Research: "SARS-CoV-2 Protease Inhibitors and Potential Drug Treatment"

Tyoka Eda

Tyoka Eda

Major: Physics and Mathematics
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Michael Vera

McNair Research: "Comparison Between the Method of Zhang and Tindle and an Expanded Equivalent Fluid Model in Acoustic Simulations"

Thania Gonzales

Thania Gonzales

Major: Biochemistry
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Faqig Huang

McNair Research: "Investigation of Camptothecin: Human Serum Albumin Interaction by Fluorescence Spectroscopy"

Cheyla Munoz Ramos

Cheyla Muñoz Ramos

Major: International Studies and World Languages
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Joanne Burnett

McNair Research: "Feminism in France: A Study of Anaïs Nin and Faïza Guène"

Jasmine Plummer

Jasmine Plummer

Major: Social Work
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. Karl Kozlowski

McNair Research: "Youth Offenders Reentry into the School System"

Taylor Tucker

Taylor Tucker

Major: Psychology
McNair Faculty Mentor: Dr. William Johnson

McNair Research: "Mental Health Interventions for Justice Involved Mental health Consumers in the Pine Belt"

 

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