Author Archives: Alice

Welcome!

Welcome to the Feminist Research in Engineering Education research group website! The goal of the FREE research group is to do research, teaching and outreach that helps people (students, the public, engineering colleagues, and other engineering education researchers) develop a … Continue reading

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Alice’s lightning talk at Ed Foo Camp

Alice just came back from a fantastic weekend at Ed Foo Camp, hosted by Google, O’Reilly Media, McMillan Publishing, Sesame Workshop, and Scientific American, in San Jose CA. She got to give a 5-min lightning talk too, and the text … Continue reading

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Lindsey’s new enterprise: Opportunity Unlocked

Lindsey Nelson has taken the awesome step of starting a new business called Opportunity Unlocked, which is an online resource that provides a weekly magazine (Everyday Curiosity), and short courses for kids (2-7 and 8-14) to explore inventing, engineering, and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Canek!

I am so pleased to share that Canek Phillips has successfully defended and deposited his dissertation!  His work is titled, “Race, class and gender in engineering education: A quantitative investigation of First Year enrollment.”  Thank you to his committee, Drs. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Michele and Corey!

I am so pleased to share that both Corey and Michele have successfully defended their dissertations this summer. Dr. Corey Schimpf’s dissertation is titled, “Exploring the Scaffolding Early Engineers’ Design Learning with a Videogame: Influence of Minecraft as a Platform … Continue reading

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Michele presents at ANSEP 2015 Celebration

I got to take a quick trip to Alaska to see Michele present at the annual celebration and banquet of ANSEP, the Alaska Natives in Science and Engineering Program.  This is ANSEP’s 20th anniversary, too!  Michele did a fantastic job presenting … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Marisol!

Marisol has successfully defended her dissertation, titled “Culturally Responsive Engineering Education: A Case Study of a Pre-College Introductory Engineering Course at Tibetan Children’s Village School of Selakui.”  Congratulations Dr. Santiago!  We are so proud of you!

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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 … Continue reading

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Alice published in Engineering Studies

My final paper related to my dissertation is finally published in print! It’s in Engineering Studies, which is a great journal. You can read the abstract here. Thanks to everyone who helped – participants, friendly editors and colleagues, and family … Continue reading

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Alice to receive PECASE award from White House

I am just thrilled to share I have been selected to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in Washington DC next week.  I feel so honoured, and humbled. See additional stories here: White House Press … Continue reading

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