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Awards

  • Awarded the Homer L Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, 2024, for the long-standing leadership in pioneering efforts to establish, and encourage others to establish, a sound research basis that will lead to solving the issue of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Named Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2023, for conducting pioneering investigations into gender dynamics in physics and providing highly effective advocacy for marginalized communities in physics and astronomy.

Experience at Miami University

  • 2021 – present: Associate Dean, College of Arts and Science
  • 2019 – present: Professor of Physics
  • 2015-present: Affiliate Faculty in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • 2012-2021: Director, College Teaching Certificate
  • 2011-2021: Faculty Associate, Center for Teaching Excellence
  • 2011-2019: Associate Professor of Physics
  • 2005-2011: Assistant Professor of Physics
  • 2002-2005: Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Previous Experience

  • 2001-2002: Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Maine at Farmington
  • 1998: Instructor of Mathematics, Durham Technical Community College, Durham, NC
  • 1997-2001: Instructor of Science and Mathematics, Saint Mary’s School, Raleigh, NC
  • 1995-1997: Assistant to the President of Duke University, Durham, NC
  • 1993-1995: Mentor Teaching Assistant, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • 1991-1993: Teaching Assistant, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Education

  • 1997 PhD in Science Education, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • 1994 MS in Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • 1991 BS in Physics, Haverford College