Alabama's Public Liberal Arts University

McNair Scholars Program

McNair Scholars Program
 

Research Project Titles 2009

McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:

 Will Davis

“An Analysis of Gender Differences and Performance in the Elementary School Classroom”
 
Jenifer Moore (Curriculum and Instruction)
 

 
McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Steven Hallman

“Politico-Economic Bias Mapped to Myers-Briggs Temperaments”

Harold Hamilton (Business Administration)

Awarded Best Overall Project Presentation


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McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Dallas Hanbury

“Southern Honor and the Brooks-Sumner Affair”

Ruth Truss (Behavioral and Social Sciences)
 

 

 
McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Stephen Hyde

“An Analysis of Bacterial Colonies Populations at Ebenezer Swamp, Alabama”
 
Mike Hardig (Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics)
 

 

 
McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Shernita Little

“Transience and Racial Masking in New Orleans’ African-American Poetry”

Paul Mahaffey (English and Foreign Languages)
 

 

 
McNair Scholar:

Topic:


Mentor:
Dasha Maye

“The Relationship Among Self-Efficacy, Automatic Negative Thoughts, and Depression in College Students Revisited: Assessment Between Gender and Across Class Rank”

Kristen Gilbert (Behavioral and Social Sciences)
 

Awarded
Scholar of the Year


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McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Mya McGee

“The Effect of Dialect on the Everyday Lives of Alabamians”

Marlene Salas-Provance (Communication Science and Disorders)
 

 

 
McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Candyce J. Osburn

“Identifying Preferred Modes of Communication Between Parents and Their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders”

Hollie Cost (Curriculum and Instruction)

Awarded the Carol Hodges Award

 
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McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Oriana Padron

“Intimacy: From Me to You”

Karen Graffeo (Art/Photography)

 

 

 
McNair Scholar:

Topic:


Mentor:
Erica Russell

“The Role of Music Therapy: Rehabilitation of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Skills of the Elderly”

Elizabeth Thrower (Counseling, Leadership and Foundations)

 

Awarded Overall Best Research Presentation


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McNair Scholar:

Topic:

Mentor:
Jennifer Travis-Scott

“Hidden in the Shadows: The Secondary Effects of PTSD”

Jason Newell (Behavioral and Social Sciences)

 

 
McNair Scholar:
 
Topic:

Mentor:
Naquela Webster

“Copycat Suicide and the Media”

Susan Thompson (Mass Communication)

 

 
McNair Scholar:
 
Topic:

Mentor:
Tiffany Westry

“The Role of The Birmingham World as Recalled by Eyewitnesses”

Susan Thompson (Mass Communication)

 

Awarded Overall Best Research Presentation


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