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Society of McNair Fellows

Ronald E. McNair Graduate Fellowship

Through the Ronald E. McNair Graduate Fellowship Programthe Graduate School provides a select number of undergraduate McNair scholars who attend UMD for their graduate studies with an award that enhances the program's support package with an additional $40,000 over 4 years.  Since the inauguration of the McNair Graduate Fellowship program, 36 exceptional students have been recruited to UMD.

 

Society of McNair Fellows "In the News"

Society of McNair Fellows Established

Profile on Past McNair Fellow Marisa Franco, PhD

TLPL Doctoral Student Autumn Griffin Receives Grant to Present Research in Georgia 

Mark Lockwood and Zachary Castillo Panelists at 19th Annual UMD McNair National Conference 

Public Health Projects Featured at Graduate Research Appreciation Day

Mark Lockwood was awarded the John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology at the Kinsey Institute

UTSA McNair Scholar, Yesenia Yanez, Scholarship Recipient Excels in Research

 

 

 

 

Meet the Fellows

2011-2012 ARHU   Ilyas Omar Abukar AMST    
2011-2012 ARHU   Derek Leininger HIST    
2011-2012 ARHU   Melissa Susan Rogers, PhD WMST Graduated with PhD PhD 2017
2011-2012 EDUC   Shelby Patricia Cooley, PhD EDHD Graduated with PhD PhD 2015
2011-2012 BSOS  

Marisa Franco, PhD

PSYC Graduated with PhD PhD 2017
2012-2013 ARHU  

Donnesha Alexandra Blake, PhD

WMST Graduated with PhD  PhD 2018
2012-2013 ARHU  

Kimberley Hannah

COMM    
2012-2013 ARHU   Robert De'Von Jiles AMST    
2012-13 EDUC  

Nana Afua Yeboaa Brantuo

EDCI    
2012-13 ARHU   David Irwin HIST Graduated with Masters Masters 2016
2012-13 BSOS  

Bryant Best

SOCY Graduated with Masters Masters 2014
2013-14 BSOS  

Tuesday Barnes

SOCY    
2013-14 BSOS  

Moriah Willow

SOCY    
2013-14 CMNS  

James Dottin

GEOL    
2013-14 ARHU   Norrell Edwards ENGL    
2013-14 BSOS  

Magda Mankel

ANTH   Masters 2016
2013-14 ARCH   Angela Martinez URPD Graduated with Masters Masters 2015
2014-15 ARHU  

Anna Storti

WMST    
2014-15 SPHL  

Lauren Ramsey

FMSC    
2014-15 ARHU   Shoji Sanders AMST    
2015-16 ARHU   Natalie (Nat) Baldino WMST    
2015-16 EDUC   Camille Fair Bumbray TLPL    
2015-16 ARHU   Jacqueline Partida AMST    
2015-16 CMNS   Sandra Zebraze CHEM    
2016-17 EDUC  

Gabriella Estevez

CHSE    
2016-17 EDUC   Autumn Griffin TLPL    
2017-18 CMNS   Alejandro Beltran CHEM    
2017-18 CMNS   Jisoo Shin CHEM    
2017-18 SPHL  

Lakeshia Watson

EPIB    
2017-18 CMNS  

Zachary Castillo

PHYS    
2017-18 ARHU  

Mark Lockwood

AMST    
2018-2019    

Blake Edwards-Clark

TLPL    
2018-19    

Nicholas Dzuricky

ENMA    
2018-19    

Julieta Ferrera

ANTH    
2018-19    

Andrés Macías

GVPT    
2018-19    

Cassandra Philippon

CRIM    
2018-19    

Mary Johnson

TLPL    
2018-19    

Alexis Young

TLPL    
2018-19    

Courtney Douglass

TLPL    

 

 

 

AY 18-19 Session Dates, Times, and Titles

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

"Welcome Lunch for New McNair Fellows" 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

"Networking Lunch and Society of McNair Fellows Peer Mentoring Program Orientation"

Friday, October 19, 2018

"Networking Night for all New and Returning McNair Fellows"

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

"Culturally Competent Mentorship and Peer Mentoring Communities" by guest speaker Dr. Alexis Williams 

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

McNair and Flagship Fellows Holiday Party

Monday, February 4, 2019

Lunch for McNair Fellows

Monday, February 18, 2019

Writing Retreat for all McNair Fellows

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1pm

Special Driskell Center exhibition showing, Posing Beauty in African American Culture, with Deputy Director Dorit Yaron

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:00-7:30 pm

Practicing Resilience in Graduate School and Preventing Burnout: A Health Wellness Model by Dr. Jennifer Roberts