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The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Scholars Program

Diana Baldovinos
Hometown: Ellensburg, WA
Majors: International Business & Psychology
Minor: Spanish
Year in School: Junior
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Julie Kmec, Department of Sociology


  • Overconfidence
    • Leaders, managerial environment, CEO, board of directors
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Implicit Theories
  • Attention Allocation
  • Self-Insight
  • Self-Assessment
  • Growth. Mindset
  • Fixed Mindset
  • Metacognition

RESEARCH TITLE: Presidential Leaders: Overconfidence Effect


    • University of North Texas, Denton, TX
      Title: Presidential Leaders: Overconfidence Effect
      Oral Presentation: 18th Annual Texas National McNair Scholars Research Conference
    • Washington State University, Pullman, WA
      Title: Presidential Leaders: Overconfidence Effect
      Oral Presentation: Awareness for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities
    • Center Behavioral Business Research Lab, Pullman WA
      Title: Lab Participant
    • ADF&G, Alaska Department of Fish. & Game, Kodiak, Alaska
      Collected & sensitively analyzed Alaskan wild life salmon scales for the use of DNA research
      Type of Salmon Chinook (King) Coho (Silver) Pink (Humpy) Chum (Dog) Sockeye (Red)

Diana Baldovinos