Cleveland State University

McNair Scholars Program

Current McNair Scholars
McNair Alumni

  Scholar Major Discipline Faculty Mentor (DFM) Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor (NDFM)
  Alberto, Andres Biology Prof. Paul Doerder Mr. Prester Pickett
  Al-nimer, Sara Mathematics & Psychology Prof. John Oprea Prof. Joshua Bagakas
  Arias, Fernando Electronic Engineering Technology Prof. Nigamanth Sridhar Prof. Antonio Medina-Rivera
  Bowers, Arielle Psychology, Sociology Prof. Lisa Doane Prof. Jose Sola
  Brooks, Dominique Biology Prof. Kendra Pittman Prof. Joanne Goodell
  Bykov, Leon Mathematics Prof. Luiz Felipe Martins Prof. Victor Matos
  Call, Bethann Health Sciences Pre-Occ Thrpy Prof. Ann Reinthal Prof. Paul Doerder
  Caticchio, Carmen Biology Prof. Anthony Berdis Prof. Anton Komar
  Isom, Anita Psychology Prof. Linda Francis Prof. Sucharita Adluri
  Jones, Jillian Health Sciences Prof. Valentin Gogonea  
  Kariotakis, Alexander Biology Prof. Crystal Weyman Prof. Larry Foster
  Kulman, Daniel Biology Prof. Bin Su Prof. Ulrich Zurcher
  Melendez, Jayleen Psychology, Sociology Prof. Naohide Yamamoto Prof. Michael Hammonds
  Nikova, Teodora Biology Prof. Barbara Modney Prof. Hebat-Allah AN El Attar
  Ndum, Nkemdilim Biology Prof. Yan Xu Prof. James Chriss
  Oluwasanmi, Mofetoluwa Biology Prof. Crystal Weyman Prof. David Ball
  Robinson, Samantha Speech and hearing Dr. Myrita Wilhite Prof. Victoria Winbush
  Russell, Monique Environmental Science Prof. Julie Wolin Prof. Heidi Robertson
  Seck, Sokhna Chemistry Prof. Valentin Gogonea Prof. Amee Shah
  Starks, Diandra Biology    
  Thomas, Celeste Speech and hearing Dr. Myrita Wilhite Prof. Victoria Winbush
  Walker, Shannon Environmental Science Prof. Robert Simons Prof. Michael Spicer
  Waltonen, April Psychology and Organizational Leadership Prof. Albert Smith Prof. Sally Shao
  Welch, Alexandra Psychology Prof. Chris France Prof. Linda Francis
  Wiggins, Morgan Health Sciences Prof. Ann Reinthal Prof. Ulrich Zurcher
  Willis, Christian Criminology and Spanish Prof. Calvin Moore Prof. Antonio Medina-Rivera
  Wilson, Ayana Biology Prof. Crystal Weyman  
         

 

McNair Alumni

 

  1. Jacobs, Jasmin
    DFM:- Prof. Glenn Goodman; NDFM:- Prof. Georgia Anetzberger
    Graduated in Spring 2009 with BS in Pre-Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH

  2. Pleasant, Chaucola, MS
    DFM:- Prof. Crystal Weyman; NDFM:- Prof. Marnie Rodriguez
    Graduated in Spring 2009 with BS in Biology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Graduated in Fall 2011 with MS in Biology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Lecturer, Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences, Cleveland State University, OH

  3. Salinas, Susannah V
    DFM:- Prof. Amee Shah; NDFM:- Prof. Connie Wong
    Graduated in Spring 2011 with BS in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Andrews University, MI
    MA Candidate, Public Health & Human Services, Youngstown State University

  4. Zolotarev, Evgeny
    DFM:- Prof. Ben Blake; NDFM:- Prof. Nigamanth Sridhar
    Summer research title (2009):- Comparing the Development Process for Mobile Platforms by Implementing a Distributed Application
    Graduated in Spring 2009 with BS in Computer Information Science, Cleveland State University, OH

  5. Lamcaj, Manjola
    DFM:- Prof. Cheryl Delgado; NDFM:- Prof. John Schupp
    Summer research title (2009):- The Reading Literacy Levels of Poor and Medically Underserved Adults
    Graduated in Spring 2012 with BS in Nursing, Ursuling College, OH
    Registered Nurse at Grace Hospital LTAC (Long-Term Acute Care)

  6. Arzumanova, Gayana
    DFM:- Prof. Andrew Lammers; NDFM:- Prof. Larry Foster
    Graduated in Spring 2010 with BS in Health Sciences, Cleveland State University, OH
    Post Bacc Candidate - Nursing, Cleveland State University, OH

  7. Abang, Muji
    DFM:- Prof. Michael Horvath; NDFM:- Prof. Sheldon Gelman
    Summer research title (2009):- Applicant Perceptions of Facebook and its Relation to the Job Application Process
    Graduated in Summer 2009 in BA in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Trainee Executive, Creative Artists Agency, Santa Monica

  8. Wilczek, Magdalena
    DFM:- Prof. Andrew Lammers; NDFM:- Prof. Eileen BerlinRay
    Summer research title (2009):- Mechanics of Human Motion
    Graduated in Fall 2009 with BS in Pre-Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH

  9. Dr. Febres, Tracey
    DFM:- Prof. Monica Gordon Pershey; NDFM:- Prof. Christopher Mallett
    Summer research title (2009):- Attitudes of Physical Therapist toward Appalachian Culture
    Graduated in Spring 2010 with BS in Pre-Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH
    Graduated in Fall 2013 with Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH
    Physical Therapist, Mason Aine, Stow, OH

  10. Reeves, Felita
    DFM:- Prof. Ronald Reminick; NDFM:- Prof. Sharen Bakke
    Summer research title (2009):- A Reflexive Ethnography of a Nursing Home Worker
    Graduated in Spring 2010 with BA in Anthropology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in Social Work, Cleveland State University, OH

  11. Bradish, Leonard
    DFM:- Prof. Petru Fodor; NDFM:- Prof. Ben Blake

  12. Courtney, Victor, M.Ed.
    DFM:- Prof. Stephen Slane; NDFM:- Prof. James Chriss
    Summer research title (2009):- Coping Styles and Relationship Satisfaction
    Graduated in Fall 2010 with BA in Psychology & Sociology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with M.Ed. in Adult Learning and Behaviors, Cleveland State University, OH
    Student Affairs Coordinator, MS and PhD Programs, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case School of Medicine, CWRU, Cleveland OH

  13. Villaire, Matthew
    DFM:- Prof. Robert Krebs; NDFM:- Prof. Sanda Kaufman
    Summer research title (2009):- Wind Energy Development
    Graduated in Fall 2010 with BS in Environmental Sciences, Cleveland State University, OH
    Amadeus Consulting Group

  14. Schrader, Paul, MA
    DFM:- Prof. Jonathan Scott; NDFM:- Prof. Charles Alexander
    Summer research title (2010):- Algebraic Models of Free Loop Spaces
    Graduated in Spring 2011with BA in Mathematics, Cleveland State University, OH
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with MA in Mathematics, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Doctoral Program in Mathematics, Bowling Green State University, OH

  15. Sundberg, Albert, MA
    DFM:- Prof. Partha Srinivasan; NDFM:- Prof. Debbie Jackson
    Summer research title (2010):- Nitric Oxide Diffusion in the Aorta
    Graduated in Spring 2011with BA in Mathematics, Cleveland State University, OH
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with MA in Mathematics, Cleveland State University, OH
    Adjunct Faculty - Strayer University

  16. Griffith, Kristen
    DFM:- Prof. Maggie Maloney; NDFM:- Prof. Kenneth Sparks
    Summer research title (2010):- Development of Occupational Therapy Students' Therapeutic Communication Skills During a Mental Health Service-Learning Experience
    Graduated in Spring 2011with BS in Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters program in Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH

  17. Thai, Luyen
    DFM:- Prof. Ernest Park; NDFM:- Prof. Anne Galletta
    Summer research title (2010):- Exploring the Relationship between Mindfulness and Prosocial Behavior
    Graduated in Spring 2011with BA in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Doctoral program in social psychology, University of Texas A&M, TX

  18. Okwudi, Leigh
    DFM:- Prof. Stella Iwuagwu; NDFM:- Prof. Allyson Robichaud
    Summer research title (2011):- Content Analysis of Social Media Discussions about Nigerian Nurses Killed by their Husbands
    Graduated in Summer 2011 with BS in Health Sciences, Cleveland State University, OH
    Post Bacc Candidate - Nursing, Cleveland State University, OH

  19. James, Courtney
    DFM:- Prof. Adam Sonstegard; NDFM:- Prof. Clifford Bennett
    Summer research title (2010):- Selenium Deficiency and its Effert on elF4a3
    Summer research title (2011):- The Female Malady: Mental Illness in Literature
    Graduated in Fall 2011 with BA in English, Cleveland State University, OH
    Medical student at Meharry Medical College, TN

  20. Lawong, Aloysus
    DFM:- Prof. David Ball; NDFM:- Prof. Dena Davis
    Summer research title (2010):- Study of High Energy Materials
    Graduated in Fall 2011 with BS in Chemistry, Cleveland State University, OH
    MD-PhD Student at the University of Texas Southwestern, TX

  21. Lawong, Diane
    DFM:- Prof. Valentin Boerner; NDFM:- Prof. Christine Rush
    Summer research title (2011):- Endothelial Cell Isolation and Culture From Human Peripheral Blood Using Magnetic Activated Cell Sorting
    Graduated in Fall 2011 with BS in Biology and Health Sciences, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in Labor Relations and Human Resources Management, Cleveland State University, OH

  22. Smith, Regina
    DFM:- Prof. Kenneth Sparks; NDFM:- Prof. Michael Williams
    Summer research title (2011):- Cardiovascular Response to an Acute Bout of "Hot Yoga"
    Graduated in Fall 2011 with BS Exercise/Fitness Specialist, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in Community Health Education, Cleveland State University, OH

  23. Smith, Lorenzo, MA
    DFM:- Prof. Glenn Goodman; NDFM:- Prof. Ronnie Dunn
    Summer research title (2010):- Using Assistive Technology in a College Transition Program for High School Students with Disabilities
    Graduated in Fall 2011 with BA in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Graduated in Spring 2014 with MS in Organizational Management and Public Administration- Ashford University, IL

  24. Hill, Dawneisha
    DFM:- Prof. Cheryl Delgado; NDFM:- Prof. Mittie Davis Jones
    Summer research title (2009):-The Reading Literacy Levels of Poor and Medically Underserved Adults
    Graduated in Fall 2011 with BS in Health Sciences and BA in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH

  25. Gamarra, Juan
    DFM:- Prof. Elad Granot; NDFM:- Dr. Jerry Mundell
    Summer research title (2010):- Relationship Between Personal Attributes and Changes in Blood Pressure

  26. Gonzalez, Keisha
    DFM:- Prof. Phill Wanyerka; NDFM:- Prof. Stephanie Ryberg
    Summer research title (2011):-Life, health and status in a 19th century early Cleveland Irish community
    Graduated in Spring 2012 with BA in Anthropology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for M.A. Historic Preservation, University of Delaware, DE

  27. Evans, Na'Tasha, M.Ed.
    DFM:- Prof. Robert Krebs; NDFM:- Prof. Vicki Johnson
    Summer research title (2010):-Relationship between Lampsilis radiate luteola on different sides of Ohio's Northern divide
    Graduated in Spring 2012 with BS in Biology and BA in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with MA in Community Health Education, Cleveland State University, OH
    Doctoral candidate in Community Health Education, University of Toledo, OH

  28. Jones, Jessica
    DFM:- Prof. John Jeziorowski; NDFM:- Prof. Judith Ausherman
    Summer research title (2009):-Online Calculators in Decision-making for Physical Therapist
    Graduated in Spring 2012 with BS in Pre-Physical Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH

  29. Dhillon, Gurpreet
    DFM:- Prof. Vicki Johnson; NDFM:- Prof. Eddie T. C. Lam
    Summer research title (2010):-Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Response to Isometric Handgrip Protocol
    Graduated in Spring 2012 with BS in Nursing, Cleveland State University, OH

  30. Bialevich, Andrei
    DFM:- Prof. Nigamanth Sridhar; NDFM:- Prof. Emily Mitchell
    Summer research title (2011):-Artifact noise cancellation from ECG signals using normalized least-mean-squared (NLMS) algorithm in cascade
    Graduated in Spring 2012 with Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University, OH
    Laird Technologies, Inc., Sharpsville, PA

  31. Robinson, Symone
    DFM:- Prof. Barbara Prakup; NDFM:- Prof. Tachelle Banks
    Summer research title (2010):-Speech Language Pathologists' Knowledge and Understanding of Adults with Cerebral Palsy and use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices in Therapy
    Graduated in Summer 2012 with BA in Speech and Hearing, Cleveland State University, OH

  32. Tabb-Lyons, Vikki
    DFM:- Prof. Chris France; NDFM:- Prof. Mary McDonald
    Summer research title (2012):-Sexual Dysfunctions Experienced by Women with Anorexia Nervosa
    Graduated in Summer 2012 with BA in Psychology and English, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Master's in Adult Learning and Development, Cleveland State University, OH

  33. Benamon, Katrina
    DFM:- Prof. Glenn Goodman; NDFM:- Dr. Charleyse Pratt
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with BS in Pre-Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters program in Occupational Therapy, Cleveland State University, OH

  34. Eady, William
    DFM:-Prof. Tobili Sam-Yellowe; NDFM:- Prof. Karen Sotiropoulos
    Summer research title (2011):-In Vitro Protein Expression
    Graduated in Fall 2012 with BA in History, Cleveland State University, OH

  35. Perry, Mia

  36. Grimes, Tracy
    DFM:- Prof. Wendy Regoeczi; NDFM:- Prof. Fasong Yuan
    Summer research title (2011):- The Investigation and Prosecution of Stalking Cases In the City of Cleveland
    Graduated in Fall 2012 with BA in Sociology and Criminology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in sociology, Cleveland State University, OH

  37. Cucci, Sherry
    DFM:- Prof. Robert Krebs; NDFM:- Prof. Anne Su
    Summer research title (2012):- An Evaluation of the Emergency Medicine Research Division
    Graduated in Fall 2012 with BS in Biology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in anesthesia program at Case Western Reserve University, OH

  38. Clark, Jermaine
    DFM:- Prof. Bathala Chenchuramaiah; NDFM:- Prof. Mathew D. Henry
    Summer research title (2011):- Market Correlation Of 3 Worlds
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with BBA in Business Economics, Cleveland State University, OH

  39. Hernandez, Astrid
    DFM:- Prof. Mike Horvath; NDFM:- Prof. Cheryl Delgado
    Summer research title (2012):- Characteristics Indicative of the Likelihood of Open Ended Comments in Company Surveys
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with BA in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in Community Health Education, Cleveland State University, OH

  40. Pearcy, Brittany
    DFM:- Prof. Amee Shah; NDFM:- Prof. Katherine Judge
    Summer research title (2011):- Accentuating Change with Foreign Accent Perception and Sensitivity Trainin (FAPST)
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with BA in Linguistics, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in C&I-Literacy Development-TESOL

  41. Rodriguez, Audrianna
    DFM:- Prof. Roberta Steinbacher; NDFM:- Prof. Frederick Hampton
    Summer research title (2012):- Sex Selection and Technology in the United States: Is it Playing God?
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with BA in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH

  42. Sarsama, Pedro
    DFM:- Prof. Subhra Baran Saha; NDFM:- Prof. David Elkins
    Summer research title (2012):- Spillover Effects of Metro Academic R&D on Non-metro Labor Market Conditions
    Graduated in Spring 2013 with BS in Economics, Cleveland State University, OH

  43. Harris, Tenia
    DFM:- Prof. Yan Xu; NDFM:- Prof. Browne Lewis
    Summer research title (2012):- Measuring Human Photosynthesis:Determination of 25-hydroxyvitamin D2 and D3 in Human Serum using Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
    Graduated in Summer 2013 with BS in Biology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for MBA program, University of Toledo, OH

  44. Chukwuonye, Michael
    DFM:- Prof. Nigamanth Sridhar; NDFM:- Prof. Haodong Wang
    Summer research title (2013):- Design of 3 gw capacity electrical power plant that uses photovoltaic panels arrays and wind turbine
    Graduated in Summer 2013 with Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University, OH
    Non-degree seeking candidate for MBA (Supply Chain Management), Cleveland State University, OH
    Electrical Engineer, J.R. Johnson Engineering, Middleburg Heights, OH

  45. Mesenburg, Angela
    DFM:- Prof. Dana Hubbard; NDFM:- Prof. Roberta Steinbacher
    Summer research title (2012):- Rural women's pathways to crime: A grounded theory study of rural women and their experience in jails and prisons.
    Graduated in Fall 2013 with Bachelor of Arts majoring in Non Profit Administration and Bachelor of Social Work majoring in Social Work, Cleveland State University, OH

  46. Rose, Dominique
    DFM:- Prof. Michael Horvath; NDFM:- Prof. Regennia Williams
    Summer research title (2013):-The effects of race and perceived company knowledge on applicant reactions to selection procedures
    Graduated in Fall 2013 with Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology, Cleveland State University, OH
    Candidate for Masters in Community Health Education, Cleveland State University, OH

  47. Chatmon, Anecia
    DFM:- Prof. Jeff Dean; NDFM:- Prof. Pamela Rutar
    Summer research title (2011):-The effect of eye rotation in the prey-capture behavior of African clawed toads (Xenopus laevis)
    Graduated in Fall 2013 with Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology & Chemistry, Cleveland State University, OH

  48. Jennifer, Niles-Watson
    DFM:- Prof. Pamela Rutar
    Summer research title (2013):-A program evaluation of the MEDTAPP mentor project



DFM - Discipline Faculty Mentor; NDFM - Non-Discipline Faculty Mentor