Category Archives: 2010

February 18, 2015

John Hernandez

Hernandez, John
Major and Classification
Economics and Mathematics
Faculty Mentor

Jeff Nugent, Ph.D.

Department

College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences

McNair Project
The Political Economic Responses to a Global Market Crisis in Peru and Colombia
Abstract
The 2008 Global Recession and its economic effects on Peru and Colombia have demonstrated the instability behind the global market. The length of the crisis and the recovery process has persuaded us to analyze the policy responses

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February 18, 2015

Nathaniel Gonzalez

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Major and Classification
Sociology, Psychology, and Philosophy
Faculty Mentor

Paul Lichterman, Ph.D.

Department

College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences

McNair Project
Negotiating Boundaries at a Secular University: Religious Pluralism and the Evangelical Christian Identity
Abstract
In the past 20 years there has been a dramatic change in the face of religion in the United States. Although still a Christian nation, more people select “none” as their religious affiliation,

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February 18, 2015

Bryson Gauff

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Major and Classification
Biomedical Engineering
Faculty Mentor

Susan Sigward, Ph.D., PT, ATC

Department

Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

McNair Project
A Biomechanics Study on the Variability of Lower Extremity Joint Angles in the Sagittal Plane
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to explore what factors may moderate the gender differences that exist in lower extremity joint kinematics during drop landings from 36-cm heights. In the design of this

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February 18, 2015

Michelle Franco

Franco, Michelle
Major and Classification
American Studies & Ethnicity
Faculty Mentor

Shana Redmond, Ph.D.

Department

College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences

McNair Project
Fashioning Identities: African American Gang Dress Practices and the Performance of Gang Identity
Abstract
What does it mean to be dressed like a “gang member?” This paper examines the relationship between perceived African American gang dress practices and the formation of self and group identity. Fashioning their identities to move

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February 18, 2015

Liset Dondiego

Dondiego, Liset
Major and Classification
Biology and Minor in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Faculty Mentor

Carol Koprowski, Ph.D.

Department

Keck School of Medicine

Keck- Institute for Prevention Research

McNair Project
A Qualitative Study of Supplement use among Young Hispanic/Latina Women Enrolled in a Fitness Center
Abstract
Regular physical activity with resistance training has many benefits, including improved cardiovascular health and prevention against obesity. Bicultural populations, such as the Hispanic/Latino(a) community, may be more

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