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:
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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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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 who read it over and over. 🙂

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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.

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Alice at NSBE conference in Pittsburgh for CAREER project

I am in Pittsburgh at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Convention to collect interesting stories from undergrad engineering students (or recent grads). Interested in participating? Visit this page. Interested in learning more? More information at this link. Can’t wait to hear some interesting stories and learn from small numbers!

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Alice profiled for Women’s History Month

Alice was honoured by being recognized by Purdue as part of their Women’s History Month celebration. Check out her profile here!

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Alice co-edited a book on Engineering and Social Justice!

Caroline Baille, Alice Pawley and Donna Riley co-edited a book of an exciting set of innovative and original work on engineering and social justice, called Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond.  You can get a copy of the book here  from Purdue University Press (the electronic versions are half the price of the physical copy) and see a video of Alice being interviewed about the book here!

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