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Jenesha Robert

Jenesha Robert ‘21 is majoring in Government and Arabic Studies. As a CSTEP student she was motivated to study the aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic. Her research focused on how the implementation of state mandated stay at home orders, or the lack thereof, impacted the wave of Covid-19 cases in the summer of 2020. After she graduates from St. Lawrence University, she is interested in studying legal advocacy in the healthcare field. Jenesha also studied abroad in Jordan during the fall semester of her junior year and is active on campus as a Community Assistant to first year students.

Victoria Oakes

Victoria Oakes ’21 is majoring in Environmental Studies with a minor in Arabic Studies. As a McNair scholar, she was motivated during the summer of 2020 to study insecticides, looking at the relationship between wild bees, neonicotinoid use, and neonicotinoid policy in the United States. Victoria is also passionate about the Arab World, as she studied abroad in Jordan in fall 2019 and she is also the Arabic 103 TA for fall 2020. On campus, she is a member of Euphrates Institute and Arabic Club. After she graduates from St.