McNair Scholars

Advisory Board

2023-24 Members

We are grateful for the time our Board members invest in choosing each cohort, advising Program Staff, and supporting the program. Our current Advisory Board members are listed below along with each member's affiliation.

The Board and Program Staff are grateful for the valuable contributions of faculty who have served on the Board in past years, Drs. Gloria Jones (Ret., Dean of University College), Takita Felder Sumter (Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences & Professor of CHEM), Adolphus Belk (PLSC), Brad Witzel (EDUC), Nicki Washington (CSCI), Will Thacker (Ret., CSCI), Nick Grossoehme (CHEM), Heather Evans-Anderson (BIOL), Joe Rusinko (MATH), Kareema Gray (SCWK), and Shebby Neely-Goodwin (SCWK), Mr. Gerry Derksen (VCOM), and Dr. Joshua Kirven (SCWK).

An eligible student representative (our first year) and outstanding Winthrop McNair Seniors have served on the Board, voting on and providing important guidance regarding recruitment, selection, and program strategic planning. Those McNair Scholars are listed below.

  • 2022-23 Molly Quetel (CHEM)
  • 2021-22  Terrik Johnson (EXSC)
  • 2020-21  Kiera Alexander (NUTR)
  • 2019-20  Monejah Black (MCOM)
  • 2018-19  James White (EXSC)         
  • 2017-18  Jesslyn Park (CHEM)          
  • 2016-17  Nicole McMullen (BIOL)
  • 2015-16  Ashley Causey (EDUC)   
  • 2014-15  Sarah Wicks (CHEM)         
  • 2013-14  Symone Calhoun (PSYC)  
  • 2012-13  Ronald Nelson (CHEM)      
  • 2011-12  Macreshia Salters (PSYC) 
  • 2010-11  Alfred McLeod (BADM)     
  • 2009-10  Lilah Campbell (PSYC)