McNair Scholars Program

McNair Alumni - Where Are They Now?

Ph.D. Degrees Conferred

Angie Cartwright
    Ph.D., Sam Houston State University (2011)

Ashley Clark
    Ph.D., Texas Tech University (2018)

Frances Fennessy
    Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2017)

Juanita Garcia
    Ph.D., Texas A&M University (2014)

Nicole Lozano
    Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2016)

Douglas Moore
    Ph.D., Baylor University (2014)

Mauricio Rivas
    Ph.D., University of Houston (2013)

Joanna Shaw-Rose
    Ed.D., Sam Houston State University (2015)

Sara Spikes
    Ph.D., Texas A&M University (2011)

David Sweeten
    Ph.D., The Ohio State University (2016)

Lawrence Taylor
    Ph.D., Sam Houston State University (2016)

Alejandra Trevino
    Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Brenden Wiggins
    Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (2016)

Ryan Williamson
    Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2011)


Ph.D. Degrees in Progress

Cristhian Cadena
    Harvard University

Jennifer Cooks
    Kent State University

DaQuawn Edwards
    University of Denver

Travis Franks
    Arizona State University

Joie Games
    University of Northern Colorado

Geraldine Johnson
    Texas A&M University

Alicia Kennedy
    University of Texas at Austin

Aurelia Mapps
    Johns Hopkins University

Everrett Moore
    University of North Texas-Denton

Amica Onyemeh-Sea
    Capella University

Paul Ruiz Requena
    University of Texas at Arlington

Krystal Stephens
    University of North Texas

Jennalee Turner
    University of Houston-Clear Lake


Doctor of Medicine Degrees Conferred

Carlye Schulte
    University of Texas Science Center of Houston (2011)


Doctor of Dental Surgery Degrees Conferred

Donna Henley-Jackson
    Howard University (2009)


Doctor of Jurisprudence Degrees Conferred

Kathryn Liptrap
    South Texas College of Law (2011)

Jonathan Miller
    Texas Tech University (2014)


Master of Business Administration Degrees Conferred

Ashley Jones
    Louisiana State University (2011)

Maverick Wagmer
    Sam Houston State University (2016)


Master's Degrees Conferred

Cecilia Abad
    Sam Houston State University (2016)

Portia Adams
    Texas A&M University-Kingsville (2012)

Nelda Axley
    Sam Houston Statue University (2008)

Jessica Bowdoin
    University of Texas-Tyler (2017)

Kevin Browning
    West Texas A&M (2015)

Laura Chavez Aguirre
    Sam Houston State University (2016)

Matt Cooper
    University of North Texas (2012)

Christopher Cruz
    Texas A&M-George Bush School of Government and Public Service (2016)

Daniel Dooley
    University of Houston (2012)

Lyndsy Duet
    Sam Houston State University (2011)

Jimmy Dunham
    Sam Houston State University (2015)

Monica Eaton
    Baylor University (2013)

Monique Edwards
    Sam Houston State University (2015)

Jackie Engelhardt
    Our Lady of the Lake University (2008)

Travis Franks
    Sam Houston State University (2015)

Andrea Garrison
    University of Georgia (2015)

Andrea Gauthier
    Sam Houston State University (2008)

Elizabeth Hartwell
    University of North Dakota (2013)

Katherine Hernandez
    Texas Woman's University (2016)

Perla Hernandez
    St. Thomas University (2014)

Jennifer Herrera
    Lamar University (2016)

Dustin Hicks
    University of Houston (2017)

Robert Huizar
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2007)

Elizabeth Jackson
    Indiana University (2012)

David Jones
    University of St. Thomas-Houston (2013)

Alicia Kennedy
    Villanova University (2011)

Antoinette King
    University of Houston (2015)

Megan Konarik
    Sam Houston State University (2014)

Rosalin Lambey
    Sam Houston State University (2017)

Brittany Lee
    Texas Southern University (2013)

Ashley Ligons
    Dallas Theological Seminary (2011)

Alfredo Loera
    University of Texas-Austin (2016)

Diana Mejia
    John Jay College of Criminal Justice (2017)

Julius Michael
    Florida International University (2013)

Gwendolyn Mitchell
    Sam Houston State University (2017)

Bethany Moore
    Texas State University (2017)

Jose Olivares
    Sam Houston State University (2016)

Ugo Onochie
    Sam Houston State University (2015)

Amica Onyemeh-Sea
    Sam Houston State University (2011)

Belen Polanco
    Lamar University (2014)

Penny Pitrucha
    Sam Houston State University (2007)

Nickie Pittman †
    Sam Houston State University (2008)

Elizabeth Rahman
    Sam Houston State University (2015)

Nohemi Rodriguez
    University of Texas-Austin (2017)

Ashanti Rouse
    Sam Houston State University (2016)

Veronica Salgado
    Sam Houston State University (2008)

Jason Shankle
    Regis University (2012)

Andrea Shanks
    University of North Texas (2009)

Chiquita Sherman
    University of Houston (2015)

Clarissa Sirmons
    Sam Houston State University (2015)

Roxanne Sustaita
    Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (2011)

Krystal Stephen
    University of North Texas (2016)

Reynaldo Torres
    Sam Houston State University (2017)

Alejandra Trevino
    Sam Houston State University (2013)

Ronmel Urbina
    Sam Houston State University (2013)

Katie Watkins
    University of Houston (2014)

Jerry Westergaard
    University of North Texas (2011)

Kirsten Willis
    Syracuse University (2013)

Candice Withrow
    Sam Houston State University (2016)

Tiffany Young
    California State University-Long Beach (2016)


Master's Degrees in Progress

Daniel Agey
    University of Michigan

Nieesha Birdine
    University of North Texas

Brandi Cannon
    Columbia University

Erica Cisneros
    University of Houston

Samuel Coleman
    University of North Texas

Veronica Cuervo Garza
    Sam Houston State University

Virginia Curran
    Sam Houston State University

Jessica Estrada
    Cornell University

Cathy Fearn
    University of Central Florida

Alondra Garza
    Sam Houston State University

Ronald Little
    Sam Houston State University

Paige Martinez
    Sam Houston State University

Natascha McCreadie
    University of Phoenix

Cheyenne Moore
    University of Northern Colorado

Genevieve Osborn
    University of Alberta Canada

Amy Perez
    Michigan State University

Christina Ramos
    Sam Houston State University

Jasmine Robinson
    Our Lady of the Lake University

Brittany Rogers
    University of Houston

Gloria Sanchez
    Oklahoma State University

Herbenesha Smith
    Texas State University

Jennalee Turner
    Sam Houston State University

Marcus Ussery
    Biola University

Jennifer Yepez
    Texas Tech University


Contact the McNair office at mcnair@shsu.edu for more information