2023-2024 ASSURE Fellows

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Monica Allen
Psychology and Native American Studies

Mentor: Leola Paquin, PhD

Project: Safeguarding the Wellness and the Journey to Heal Native America

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Logan Ballou

Mentor: Rosa Vallejos, Ph.D.

Project: Attention in the Amazon: Secoya

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Bianca Camacho
Geography & Environmental Studies and Psychology

Mentor: Marygold Walsh-Dilley, Ph.D.

Project: Quantifying and categorizing insects, spiders, and other arthropods in the Lobo Gardens

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Cameron Mroz
Biology and Chemistry

Mentor: William Garver, PhD

Project: Genotype phenotype analysis of CRISPR Cas-9 modified human haploid fibroblasts for LDL-derived lipids

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Valeria Cortes-Mora
Geography & Environmental Studies

Mentor: Liping Yang, Ph.D.

Project: Spatial-temporal analysis for rainforests driven by big earth observation data: An ArcGIS story map of the Amazon area in Colombia

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Celina Eberle

Mentor: Lisa Barrow, Ph.D.

Project: Invasion genomics of introduced bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) of New Mexico

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Braeden Fields
Physics & Astronomy

Mentor: Ylva Pihlstrom, Ph.D.

Project: Modeling of SiO maser excitation conditions

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Shaleena Flores
International Studies & Economics

Mentor: Matias Fontenla

Project: Nonprofit & NGO Experience with University and 3rd-Party Research Partnerships

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Elizabeth Galles
Psychology and Philosophy

Mentor: Eric Ruthruff, Ph.D.

Project: The Logic of Confabulation

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Fernando Garcia Cortez
Physics & Astronomy and Mathematics & Statistics

Mentor: Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine, Ph.D.

Project: Particle models of non-standard neutrino interactions

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Andrew Gibson
Physics & Astronomy

Mentor: Dinesh Loomba, Ph.D.

Project: Gas Mixture and Energy Resolution Analysis in Time Projection Chambers

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Sa'angna Mi'ila Gollette
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Mentor: Keith Prufer, Ph.D.

Project: Reconstructing Late Holocene Climate in Central America Using Oxygen Isotopes of Speleothems

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Trinity Griffus

Mentor: David Hanson, Ph.D.

Project: From Red Dust to Green Oasis: The Cultivation Plants and Mycorrhizae Fungi in Martian Regolith for Sustainable Space Exploration

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Murphy John
Mathematics & Statistics

Mentor: Yan Lin, Ph.D.

Project: Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis Dynamics in the United States

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Cole Kochan
Economics and Mathematics & Statistics

Mentor: Manuel Montoya, Ph.D.

Project: Parallel Economic Systems and the “Obligation to Incorporate”: A Loss Valuation Review

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Melanie Lente

Mentor: Joshua Birchall, Ph.D.

Project: Developing Culturally Appropriate Materials for Future Research in Pueblo Communities

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Cheyenne Levy
Speech Language Pathology

Mentor: Phyllis Palmer, Ph.D.

Project: Continuation of Pediatric Swallow Normative project

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Francine Lopez

Mentor: Noah Painter-Davis, Ph.D.

Project: Bridging Political Divides: Communication in Criminal Justice Reform

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My Linh Lucero
Anthropology and Psychology

Mentor: Ian Wallace, Ph.D.

Project: Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain among Non-Industrial Societies

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Ian Malone
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Mentor: Adrian Brearley, Ph.D.

Project: Carbonaceous Chondrites: Liquid Water On Earth

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Janna Martinez
Geography & Environmental Studies

Mentor: Becky Bixby, Ph.D.

Project: Effects of groundwater levels on the abundance and diversity of terrestrial arthropods in the San Antonio Oxbow region of the Rio Grande

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Rhoan McMaster

Mentor: Yuting Yang, Ph.D.

Project: Solar PV Energy Inequity Research

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Aldo Morelli
Mathematics, concentration in pure math

Mentor: Maxim Zinchenko, PhD

Project: Utilizing Analytic Function Theory to Analyze Operator Eigenvalues

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Ashley Olson

Mentor: Mubarak Hussain Syed, PhD

Project: Effect of post mitotic knockdown of E93 on neuron morphology in Drosophila

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Stephanie Paiva-Flynn
Physics & Astronomy

Mentor: Mousumi Roy, Ph.D.

Project: Using Clustering to Analyze Geochemical Data Sets

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Jennifer Patterson
Environmental Science

Mentor: Adrian Brearley, PhD

Project: Legacy Uranium Contamination from the Jackpile Mine at The Pueblo of Laguna

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Mikayla Ranspot
Earth and Planetary Sciences

Mentor: Seth Newsome, PhD

Project: Using carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis of baleen to examine nutritional stress in gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) in the northeast Pacific Ocean.

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Benjamin Rodriguez
Earth and Planetary Sciences

Mentor: Karl Karlstrom, PhD

Project: 40Ar/39Ar detrital sanidine geochronology and bedrock incision investigation of paleo-river terraces on the Jemez River at Soda Dam

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Simon Ruybalid
History and Anthropology

Mentor: Kimberly Gauderman, Ph.D.

Project: Song of the Colibrí: Legal Chisme in Colonial Latin American

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John San Nicolas
Religious Studies and Philosophy

Mentor: Richard Wood, PhD and Frank Yates, PhD

Project: On Earth as it is in Heaven: Current Trends and Challenges in Political Theology

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Jason Sanchez Hernandez

Mentor: Melissa Binder, Ph.D.

Project: Effectiveness of College-Readiness and College Support Programs

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Madison Shindler
Earth and Planetary Sciences

Mentor: Adrian Brearley, PhD

Project: Uranium & Heavy Metal Content at Red Water Pond Road Community

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Renae Simonson

Mentor: Mubarak Syed, Ph.D.

Project: Determining how type II lineages in the eye and central complex communicate with each other during development

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Serena Smith
Anthropology and Psychology

Mentor: Benjamin Clark, Ph.D.

Project: Neural Oscillation Disruption in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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Jordyn Suber
International Studies

Mentor: David Prior, Ph.D.

Project: Charles Sumner's Reconstructions

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Ariadna Torres
Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

Mentor: Lisa Barrow, PhD

Project: Dynamics of Amphibian Pathogen Detection Using Museum Specimens

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Amber Wood

Mentor: Joe Cook, Ph.D.

Project: Unconvering Crptotis Shrew Diversity in South America for Conservation

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Past ASSURE Fellows

2021 - 2022

2022 - 2023