EHS undergraduates to conduct research this summer

Thirteen students from EHS were selected to conduct faculty-mentored research through the Undergraduate Summer Scholars (USS) program. The USS program enables Miami undergraduates to conduct research or other creative scholarly activities in close collaboration with a faculty mentor during the summer term.

Educational Leadership
Victoria R. Sampson, mentored by Elisa Abes: The Impact of Childhood Experiences on Independence and Achievement for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Da'Rya McAllister, mentored by Durell Callier: Understanding Black Girlhood through Music: A Transnational Approach
James K. Hodges, mentored by Andrew Saultz: America's Quality School Deserts

Educational Psychology
Maggie M. Williamson, mentored by Michele Dickey: Educational Technology: Are We Prepared?
Wenzhuo Jiang, mentored by Aimin Wang: Expectations in Working Environment for Different Genders

Kinesiology and Health Studies
Melissa B. McHenry, mentored by Helaine Alessio: Cardiac Assessment Techniques- Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
Andrew M. Renggli, mentored by Randal Claytor: Resistance Exercise-Induced Muscle Fatigue and the Human-Machine Interface
Aisha K. Fichtner, mentored by Beth Miller: Gardening and It’s Impacts on Children in Low-income Housing
Lamuel D. Bean, mentored by Rose Marie Ward: Correlation Between How Often a College Student Drinks and Their Ethnic/Cultural Identity

Teacher Education
John C. Wells, mentored by Katherine Batchelor: Transactional Theory in the Age of Interactive Literature
Kyle R. Loftus, mentored by Todd Edwards: Thinking Inside (Outside) the Box: An Exploration of the What-If Not-Framework with Dynamic Mathematics Software
Catherine L. Hanley, mentored by Lena Lee: Development of Asian American Identity through Art
Megan M. Brown, mentored Ann MacKenzie: Equity Strategies for Encouraging Hispanic Students to Pursue STEM Careers

KNH research