Alabama's Public Liberal Arts University

McNair Scholars Program

                                                                              

 

Research Project Titles 2012


McNair Scholar:
 

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  Kathleen Bailey


Who is Looking at Your Social Media Posts and How Could This Affect You Professionally?"
 
Dr. Tom Sanders (Business Management)

 

Awarded the
Tenacity Award

 
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McNair Scholar:

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  Rachel Davis


"The Impact of Mortality Salience on Spiritual Beliefs of College Students: Is the Belief in Evil Entities Increased by Considering Death?"

Dr. John Burling (Psychology)

 

 


McNair Scholar:

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  Roger Hamilton, Sr.


The Role of African Americans in the Confederate Army

 Dr. Ruth Truss (History)

Awarded Overall Best Research Project


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McNair Scholar:

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  Jessica Hamlin

Sound and Sense: An Alternative Pedagogy to Poetry
 
 Dr. James Murphy (English)
 

Awarded the Scholar's Choice Award

 
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McNair Scholar:

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  Richard Hamrick

Out Loud! An Examination of One University's Gay Culture through the Gay Male Perspective


 Dr. Deborah Lowry (Sociology)

 


Awarded Overall Best Research Presentation


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Awarded the Scholar's Choice Award

 
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McNair Scholar:


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  Breona Jackson


No Apologies: An Examination of the Influence of Race on the College Classroom Experience


Dr. Kimberly Barrett  (VP for Student Affairs)

 


Awarded Overall Best Research Presentation


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McNair Scholar:

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  Megan Lejeune

Bullying: The Experiences of College Students


Ms. Jeannie Duke  (Social Work)
 

 


McNair Scholar:

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  Evan Patton


The Teleology of Gender

 

Ms. Bryn Chancellor (English)

 


McNair Scholar:

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  Raven Pfaff


Bon`e se pi bon dokt`e nan lemonn: A Study of How Vodou Affects the HIV/AIDS Infected Population of Haiti


Dr. Stacey Ayotte (French)
 
 

McNair Scholar:

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  Ashlyn Postell


The Female Pioneers of Photography

Dr. Kelly Wacker (Art)
 
 


McNair Scholar:

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  Joshua Womack


Spartan Fortitude: An Auto-ethnographical Account of Hunger and Stamina



Dr. Jon-Kyle Davis (Kinesiology)
 

Awarded
Scholar of the Year

Joshua Womack, Kathleen Bailey, Richard Hamrick, Jessica Hamlin
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Awarded Overall Best Research Project

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