Scholars Directory

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of more than 670 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their communities across Arizona and far beyond.

This directory introduces Scholars from the program’s first class in 1986 through the Class of 2021, including their high school, university, and field of study. Some records—based on alumni permission—also provide information on graduate studies, career path, and current residence.

  • Amanda Abdelsamad

    Class:

    • 2019

    High School:

    • Corona del Sol High School

    High School City:

    Tempe

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Biology (Cellular, Developmental, Genetics); Anthropology

    City:

    Tempe

    State:

    AZ

  • Maleka Abdi

    Class:

    • 2021

    High School:

    • Desert View High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    City:

    Tucson

    State:

    Arizona

  • Maya Abela, J.D.

    Class:

    • 2002

    High School:

    • University High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Latin American Studies

    Graduate University:

    University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

    Graduate Degree:

    J.D.

    Job Field:

    Law

    Job Title:

    Supervisory Attorney

    Organization Name:

    Arizona Center for Disability Law - Phoenix

    City:

    Tucson

    State:

    AZ

  • Aman Aberra

    Class:

    • 2011

    High School:

    • Hamilton High School

    High School City:

    Chandler

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Biomedical Engineering; Physics

    Graduate University:

    Duke University

    Graduate Degree:

    Ph.D.

    Job Field:

    Engineering

    Job Title:

    Doctoral Student in Biomedical Engineering

    Organization Name:

    Duke University

    City:

    Durham

    State:

    NC

  • Nesima Aberra

    Class:

    • 2009

    High School:

    • Hamilton High School

    High School City:

    Chandler

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Global Studies; Journalism

    Graduate University:

    American University

    Graduate Degree:

    International Media

    Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

    Islamic Scholarship Fund, Americorps

    Job Field:

    Communications

    Job Title:

    Senior Communications Manager, Audience Engagement

    Organization Name:

    Change Consulting

    City:

    Alexandria

    State:

    VA

  • Angela Abolhassani, Ph.D.

    Class:

    • 2010

    High School:

    • North Canyon High School

    High School City:

    Phoenix

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Biology and/or Microbiology; Creative Writing

    Job Field:

    Graduate School

    Job Title:

    Doctoral Researcher

    Organization Name:

    University of Tasmania

    City:

    Hobart

    State:

    Australia

  • Kristen Ackerman (Domer)

    Class:

    • 1996

    High School:

    • Red Mountain High School

    High School City:

    Mesa

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Chemical Engineering

    Job Field:

    Engineering - Chemical

    Job Title:

    Senior Engineering Manager, Technology Manufacturing Group

    Organization Name:

    Intel Corporation

    City:

    Chandler

    State:

    AZ

  • Parris Adams

    Class:

    • 2021

    High School:

    • Page High School

    High School City:

    Page

    University:

    • Northern Arizona University

    City:

    Page

    State:

    Arizona

  • Justin Adcock, Ph.D.

    Class:

    • 1990

    High School:

    • Willcox High School

    High School City:

    Willcox

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Job Field:

    Education - Administration

    Job Title:

    Professor/Assistant Principal

    Organization Name:

    Regis University/Westminster Public Schools

    City:

    Brighton

    State:

    CO

  • Benjamin Aguilar

    Class:

    • 2021

    High School:

    • Brophy College Preparatory

    High School City:

    Phoenix

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    City:

    Phoenix

    State:

    Arizona