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The Advisory Board

The advisory board for the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program consists of a cross section of Binghamton University faculty and staff from collaborating programs. Members provide advisement on project development and activities and serve as faculty mentors and program advocates.

Responsibilities of the McNair Advisory Board include:

The advisory board also provides advice to the Program Director and staff on relevant matters, internal and external to Binghamton University, that may impact the program.

Advisory Board Members

Dr. Avery August
Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Cornell University

Dr. Sharon Bryant
Director CSTEP & Associate Professor Nursing
Chair of Human Subjects Research Review Committee (HSRRC)
Decker School of Nursing (DSON)

Dr. David Cingranelli
Director of McNair Scholars
Political Science

Beth Deangelo
Program Coordinator
Bridges to Baccalaureate Program

Zachary Dubord
Assistant Director
Transfer and Veteran Services

Dr. Matt Johnson

Shanise Kent, JD, MBA
Director of Diversity Programs and Initiatives
Director of Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Watson School of Engineering & Applied Science

Karima Legette
Senior Assistant Director and Coordinator of the Binghamton Enrichment Program
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Michael V. Boyd Center

Dr. Aja Martinez
Assistant Professor
Writing Initiative

Janice McDonald
Undergraduate Research Center
Office of External Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

Dr. Melanie Ragin
Project Coordinator
McNair Scholars Program

Dr. Myra Sabir
Assistant Professor
CCPA Human Development

Dr. Daryl Santos
Integrated Electronics Engineering Center (IEEC)

Dr. Lisa Savage
Professor, Psychology
Coordinator, Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate

Jeremey Toulon
Academic Counselor
Student Support Services


McNair Executive Board

Leah Ferentinos
Junle Lu
Monique Saastamoinen
Elijah Simmons


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Last Updated: 2/9/15