Scholars Directory

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of more than 650 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 2020, 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

  • Maya Abela

    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 Title:

    Staff Attorney

    Job Field:

    Law

    Organization Name:

    Arizona Center for Disability Law

    City:

    Tucson

    State:

    Arizona

  • 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

    City:

    Chandler

    State:

    Arizona

  • 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:

    Arizona State University

    Graduate Degree:

    Journalism, Global Studies

    Graduate University:

    American University

    Graduate Degree:

    International Media

    Graduate Scholarships/Fellowships

    Islamic Scholarship Fund, Americorps

    City:

    Arlington

    State:

    Virginia

  • Angela Abolhassani

    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

  • Kristen Ackerman

    Class:

    • 1996

    High School:

    • Red Mountain High School

    High School City:

    Mesa

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Chemical Engineering

  • Justin Adcock

    Class:

    • 1990

    High School:

    • Willcox High School

    High School City:

    Willcox

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Zcheecid Aguirre

    Class:

    • 2017

    High School:

    • Desert View High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    East Asian Studies (Japanese Culture emphasis)

  • Sean Aiken

    Class:

    • 2002

    High School:

    • Salpointe Catholic High School

    High School City:

    Tucson

    University:

    • University of Arizona

    Field of Study:

    Philosophy

    Graduate University:

    University of Arizona

    Graduate Degree:

    M.Ed.

    Job Title:

    Head of School

    Job Field:

    Education

    Organization Name:

    BASIS.ed

    City:

    Washington

    State:

    District of Columbia

  • Urusa Alaan

    Class:

    • 2005

    High School:

    • Corona del Sol High School

    High School City:

    Tempe

    University:

    • Arizona State University

    Field of Study:

    Materials Science Engineering