CSU McNair Scholars

McNair Staff


Dr. Wilson Dr. Justin Wilson
McNair Director
Phone: 216.802.3391
Email: j.l.wilson65@csuohio.edu 

Profile: Dr. Justin Wilson received his Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC. He completed his post-doctoral training at the National Institutes of Heart, Lung, and Blood in Bethesda, MD. He later served as an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Hampton University, while working to increase the pipeline of students entering the STEM fields. His research interests deal with health disparities and the mechanisms of renal function. Lastly, Dr. Wilson enjoys playing the piano, writing music, and creating sustainable agriculture.


Melissa Melissa Allen
Graduate Assistant
Phone: 216.802.3360
Email: mcnairga1@csuohio.edu

Profile: Melissa graduated from Grove City College with a B.S. in Mathematics with secondary education certification.  She taught Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II for four years in the Cleveland area.  She is currently pursuing a M.S. degree in Mathematics at CSU and hopes to teach college-level math courses in the future.  Melissa likes photography, taking walks, and helping students understand math better.


Christian Willis Christian Willis
Graduate Assistant
Phone: 216.802.3360
Email: mcnairga2@csuohio.edu

Profile: Christian (McNair Alum) graduated from Cleveland State University with a B.A. in Spanish. He will receive a Masters in Urban Secondary Teaching Curriculum and Instruction at CSU in 2018. His scholarly interests include perception theory and intercultural/black studies.