Dr. Asher Pimpleton (2001 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Education Psychology from Southern Illinois University in 2011.Dr. Shawna Patterson (2002 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Higher Education at Florida State University in 2015.Dr. Theresa Walters (2003 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology & Conservation at the University of Florida in 2015.Dr. Stephanie Pierce (2003 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Iowa in 2010.Dr. Jon Brege (2004 Cohort) received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Rice University in 2009.Dr. Isabel Montemayor (2004 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Socio Cultural/Medical Anthropology from Michigan State University in 2014.Dr. Sarah Karl (2005 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Biostatistics from Boston University in 2014.Dr. Laura Daniels (2006 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from East Carolina University in 2014.Dr. Tiffany Jones (2006 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Urban Education from the University of Southern California in 2013.
CMU McNair Scholar Ph.D. Recipients
Dr. Benjamin Machar (2006 Cohort) received his Ph.D. student in Political Science from Howard University in 2016.
Dr. Rebecca Thornton (2007 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Communications from Ohio University in 2012.
Dr. Heather Minkel (2008 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Alabama in 2014.
Dr. Caitlin Demsky (2009 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in I/O Psychology at Portland State University in 2015.
Dr. Kerry Flegel (2009 Cohort) received her Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology at University of Michigan in 2016.
CMU McNair Alumni Currently Enrolled in Ph.D. Programs
2001 Cohort Tiffany Cobb - Ph.D. student in Speech Pathology at Wayne State University
Autumn Johnson - Ph.D. student in Communication Studies at Wayne State University
Charles Terry IV - Ph.D. student in Adult & Higher Education at University of Oklahoma
Maureen Harke - Ph.D. student in Experimental Psychology at Central Michigan UniversityRyan Kostaneki - Ph.D. student in Political Science at Wayne State University
Angela Lentz - Ph.D. student in Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science at the University of KansasCharmane Thurmand - Ph.D. student in Education Leadership at the University of Conneticut
Kyle Eveleth - Ph.D. student in English at the University of KentuckyRebecca McRae - Ph.D. student in Biomedical Sciences at Vanderbilt University
Freddy Lee - Ph.D. student in Microbiology at Indiana UniversityHelena Lucente - Ph.D. student in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Utah
Maame Adomako - Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin - MadisonDonnesha Blake - Ph.D. student in Women's Studies at the University of Maryland - College ParkJustin Cramb - Ph.D. student in Anthropology at the University of GeorgiaEric Denby - Ph.D. student in History at University of Illinois - Champagne Urbana
Jennifer Garner - Ph.D. student in Community Nutrition at Cornell University
Melissa Hanell - Ph.D. student in School Psychology at Indiana UniversityMasani McGee - Ph.D. student in English at the University of RochesterCarissa Schmidt - Ph.D. student in Health Behavior & Health Education at University of Michigan
Katelyn Blair - Ph.D. student in Social Work at the University of Wisconsin - MilwaukeeKe'Ara Brown-Smith - Ph.D. student in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry at Georgia State UniversityJared Seymour - Ph.D. student in English at the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Darnell Wims - Ph.D. student in Polymer Science at Akron University
2013 CohortAmanda Clark - Ph.D. student in Chemical Biology at Harvard University
Nicole Lynn-Bell - Ph.D. student in Microbiology at University of Georgia
Jayson Smith - Ph.D. student in Genetics at Stony Brook University
2014 CohortBlair Baker - Ph.D. student in School Psychology at Indiana University
Samantha Bent - Ph.D. student in Anthrology at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Christian Burns - Ph.D. student in Materials Science & Engineering at University of Virginia
Allison Moore - Ph.D. student in Neuroscience at
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
************************************************************************* We have many students currently enrolled in master's programs who are looking to continue on with their Ph.D.!
2015 CohortBrady Hasse - Ph.D. student in Neurosciend at University of Arizona
Taylor Morgain - Ph.D. student in Education and Psychology at University of Michigan
Holly Sucharski - Ph.D. student in Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University
Thomas White - Ph.D. student in Macromolecular Science & Engineering at University of Michigan