People in the program

Graduate Fellows

Tamara Battle

Ms. Battle is a graduate student in the atmospheric science program. Ms. Battle is studying the Saharan Air Layer (SAL) within the context of the NASA-African monsson multidisciplinary analysis project.

Vic L Boddie

Mr. Boddie is a graduate student in the deparment of biology (microbiology) at Howard University. Mr. Boddie doctoral research work involves the characterization and Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial isolates found in Ready-to-eat salads.

Tamara Muhammad

Ms. Muhammad is a graduate student in the department of physics and astronomy at Howard University. Her doctoral work is focused on the study of the ferroelectric properties of a bismuth chromium oxide.

Lauren Denkins

Ms. Denkins-Taffe is a graduate student in the department of physics and astronomy at Howard University (biophysics). Ms. Denkins-Taffe doctoral work involves the biophysical modeling of metabolic diseases.

Herald Douglas

Mr. Douglas is a graduate student in the department of biology (environmental biology). Mr. Douglas' work invovles the study of Diptera larvae in controlling Euglena concentrations in the pitchers of Sarracenia purpurea L.

Uvetta Dozier

Ms. Dozier is a graduate student in the department of biology at Howard University. The title of her doctoral project involves the isolation of receptor for activated C kinase interacting proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana using split ubiquitin assay.

Tehani Finch

Mr. Finch is a graduate student in the department of physics and astronomy at Howard University. Mr. Finch's doctoral work involves chronology, supertubes, and the BMPV black hole.

Thomas J Hardy

Mr. Hardy is a graduate student in the department of biology (ecology and environmental biology) at Howard University. Mr. Hardy's doctoral work involves the ecological comparison of three phytotelm taxa.

April Mclauchin

Ms. McLauchlin is a graduate student in the deparment of biology (genetics, molecular biology). Ms. McLauchlin research work is focused on the sumoylation of RAKC1 protein in Arabidopsis.

Middle School Teachers

Jennifer Perrella

Ms. Parrella is a middle school teacher at the Cesar Chavez public charter middle school for Public Policy. Ms. Parrella currently is working in environmental science.

Barrie Hamilton

Ms. Hamilton is a middle school teacher at the Cesar Chavez public charter middle school for Public Policy. Ms. Hamilton specializes in physical science and chemistry.

Nicole Hesson

Ms. Hesson is a middle school teacher at the Cesar Chavez public charter middle school for Public Policy. Ms. Hesson's specializes in life science.

Joy Henry

Ms. Henry is a middle school teacher and chair of the science department at the Cesar Chavez public charter middle school for Public Policy. Ms. Henry is currently focusing on earth science.

Rowland Webb

Mr. Webb is a middle school teacher at the Cesar Chavez public charter middle school for Public Policy. Mr. Webb specializes in physical science and chemistry.

Kethurah Williams

Dr. Williams is a middle school teacher at the Howard University public charter middle school for mathematics and science. Dr. Williams currently specializes in phyical and life science.

Faculty and Staff

Sue White

Dr. White is the chief academic officer for the Howard University public charter middle school for mathematics and science. (2007 - 2008)

Paul Organ

Dr. Paul Organ was the chief academic officer for the Howard University public charter middle school for mathematics and science. (2006 - 2007)

Jacquelyn Gordon

Dr. Jacquelyn Gordon is the lead evaluator for the Howard University GK12 program.

Kimberly Smith

Ms. Smith was the grant manager for the Howard Univerisity GK12 program from 2006 - 2008.

Jevon Walton

Mr. Walton is the grant manager for the Howard University GK12 program.

Gerunda Hughes

Dr. Gerunda Hughes is a professor in the School of Education, department of curriculum and development at Howard University. Dr. Hughes area of concentration is assessment and evaluation.

Gregory Jenkins

Dr. Gregory Jenkins is an associate professor and chair of the department of physics and astronomy at Howard University. His area of concentration is atmospheric physics.

Hemayet Ullah

Dr. Hemayet Ullah is an assistant professor in the department of biology. Dr. Ullah's area of concentration is genetics.

Raymond Petersen

Dr. Raymond Petersen was a professor in the department of biology at Howard University and was the PI on the Howard University GK12 grant in 2006-2007.

Marcus Alfred

Dr. Marcus Alfred is an assistant professor in the department of physics and astronomy and the PI for the Howard University NSF sponsored GK12 program. Dr. Alfred's area of concentration is computational physics.