Curriculum Vitae


(a full cv is available by request)

Education

  • Ph.D. (2006) Psychology; University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • M.S. (2002) Psychology; University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • B.A. (1999) Psychology; University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • A.A. (1997) Liberal Arts & Sciences; University of Wisconsin, Waukesha County

Professional Positions

  • Professor, Department of Women’s & Gender Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2024-present)
  • Associate Chair, Department of Women’s & Gender Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2023)
  • Guest Researcher, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; Freiburg, Germany (July 2022)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Women’s & Gender Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2019-2024)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2019-present)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2015-2019)
  • Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2015-2019)
  • Associate Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2013-2018)
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2012-2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2011-2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Villanova University (2006-2011)
  • Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Madison (2005)
  • Lecturer, Women’s Studies Program, University of Wisconsin – Madison (2004)

Funding

  • National Science Foundation, Division of Research on Learning, EHR Core Research Program. “The Organizational Climate Challenge: Promoting the Retention of Students from Underrepresented Groups in Doctoral Engineering Programs.” Collaborative Project, Principal Investigator, 2022-2026.
  • National Science Foundation, Division of Research on Learning, EHR Core Research Program. “Investigating Gender Differences in Digital Learning Games with Educational Data Mining.” Collaborative Project, Principal Investigator, 2022-2025.
  • National Science Foundation, Division of Research on Learning, EHR Core Research Program. “The Effectiveness of Instructional Technologies in STEM Learning: A Meta-Analysis for Evidence-Based Practices.” Co-Principal Investigator, 2017-2020
  • National Science Foundation, Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering program, grant #DRL-0910108, “Gender-Ethnic Identification and the Development of STEM Achievement Behaviors,” Principal Investigator, 2009-2013.

Publications

Books

Selected Articles & Book Chapters

* Graduate Student Co-Author