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Summer Research Fellows Announced

The New York Six Upstate Summer Research Fellows Program funds students to conduct research under the direction of a faculty mentor, ideally at another New York Six institution. Fellowships were awarded based on a composite of information including academic experiences, relevant professional and research-based activities, and the extent to which their interests align with the research positions available.

The New York Six is pleased to announce the 2019 fellows:


Alison Clark, '21

Home Institution: St. Lawrence University

Major: Neuroscience

Minor: Public Health

Project Title: New Connections and New Community: 2019 C.A.R.E. Fellowship

Faculty Mentor: Leah Rohfsen

Institution: St. Lawrence University


Mara Sears, '20

Home Institution: St. Lawrence University

Major: Biology

Project Title: Small Mammal Trapping to Explore Stable Isotope Analysis for Tick Host Identification

Faculty Mentor: Kathleen LoGiudice

Institution: Union College


Leah Westfall, '20

Home Institution: Hamilton College

Major: Psychology

Minor: Philosophy

Project Title: Reducing Impulsive Choice Behavior in Humans

Faculty Mentor: Adam Fox

Fellowship Location: St. Lawrence University