Kacey publishes a new article in Social Studies of Science

Our post-doc Kacey had an article accepted by the prestigious Social Studies of Science. The article is titled Methodology Discourses as Boundary Work in the Construction
of Engineering Education 
and will will be published in SSS in 2014.  Congrats Kacey!

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Corey publishes ADVANCE work in IJGST

Congratulations to Corey for leading our recent publication, “STEM Faculty and Parental Leave: Understanding an Institution’s Policy within a National Policy Context through Structuration Theory” in the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology. Marisol started this paper back in 2010, and Dina, Jordana and I are coauthors. Congrats Corey, and everyone! You can check it out here

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American Society for Engineering Education 2013 Conference

Next week is the American Society for Engineering Education 2013 Conference.  RIFE members will have a number of presentations there:

Monday:

7:00 AM to 8:30 AM Georgia World Congress Center, A304

Beyond SES: Individual Financial Status as a Predictor of Persistence for High-performing Undergraduate Engineering Students

–  James J. Pembridge, Kacey Beddoes

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM  Omni CNN Center Hotel, Omni – Hazelnut

Assessing Student Design Work in Social Entrepreneurship Projects

–Lindsey Nelson

Tuesday:

2:15 PM to 3:45 PM Georgia World Congress Center, A412

The Dynamics of Attracting Switchers: A Cross-Disciplinary Comparison

–Corey Schimpf, George Ricco, Matt Ohland

2:15 PM to 3:45 PM Omni CNN Center Hotel, Omni – Cottonwood A

Engaging Foucault to Better Understand Underrepresentation of Female STEM Faculty

–Kacey Beddoes, Corey Schimpf, Alice Pawley

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Omni CNN Center Hotel, Omni – Dogwood A

“Learning from small numbers” of underrepresented students’ stories: Discussing a method to learn about institutional structure through narrative

–Alice Pawley

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Omni CNN Center Hotel, Omni – Walnut

Really Changing the Conversation: The Deficit Model and Public Understanding of Engineering

–Canek Phillips and Kacey Beddoes

Wednesday:

7:00 AM to 8:30 AM Georgia World Congress Center, A309

Learning Strategies and Learning Traits Critical to Practicing Engineers after College

–Daniel Ferguson, James Cawthorne, Corey Schimpf, and Monica Cardella

2:15 PM to 3:45 PM Georgia World Congress Center, A301

Making the Most of Site Visits

–Lindsey Nelson

Please stop by any you’re interested in! See you there!

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Kacey has a new article in Studies in Higher Education

Our post-doc Kacey has a new publication in Studies in Higher Education called: ‘Different people have different priorities’: work-family balance, gender and the discourse of choice.  You can check it out here!  Congrats, Kacey!

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Marisol publishes book chapter in Engineering Education for Social Justice

RIFE member Marisol recently had her book chapter titled What Can Buddhism Offer to a Socially Just Engineering Education? in Engineering Education for Social Justice: Critical Explorations and Opportunities. You can view Marisol’s chapter here:  http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-94-007-6350-0/page/1  Awesome, Marisol!

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Alice Pawley promoted to Associate Professor!

The news about this years round of tenure applications has arrived and Alice Pawley, the founder of Research in Feminist Engineering was promoted to Associate Professor! Additionally, two other Assistant Professors were promoted to Associate Professors in Engineering Education at Purdue University: Monica Cardella and Johannes Strobel! And Heidi Deifes-Dux and Bill Oakes were promoted to Full Professorship! Congratulations to everyone! Click here for more.

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Introducing Engineering to Tibetan Children

RIFE member Marisol Mercado Santiago recently returned from her trip to India where she taught an engineering course to Tibetan children, ranging from 6th to 12th grade.  Marisol designed the course based on the children’s culture and circumstances living as exiles in India.  For more on this exciting work, click here!

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New Publication from Kacey in SWE Magazine

Keeping things active Kacey also has a new publication in Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Magazine titled Negotiating an Offer: What Graduate Students and Mentors Can Learn from Others’ Experience.  You can check it out online here!

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Kacey co-developed the new Diversity in Engineering (DinE) Bibliography

DinE is an online, searchable bibliography of articles and conference papers related to diversity in engineering published between 2005 and 2010. It is hosted by the International Network for Engineering Studies (INES). A research brief about the bibliography, written by Brent Jesiek and Kacey Beddoes, is available in Engineering Studies 5, 1 (2013).   Access DinE here: www.inesweb.org/dine
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Kacey wins Best Paper Award at Australasian Association For Engineering Education

RIFE member Kacey Beddoes won the best paper award at the Australasian Association for Engineering Education at the end of 2012 with her paper titled: Gendered Facets of Faculty Careers and Challenges to Engineering Education as an Inclusive Profession.  Read the article here! Congratulations Kacey!

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