Mark Connolly

Associate Research Scientist & Principal Investigator

Dr. Mark Connolly studies postsecondary teaching and learning, graduate education, academic careers, and educational reform in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). He is Principal Investigator of the NSF-funded Longitudinal Study of Future STEM Scholars, a five-year, mixed-methods research project investigating the effects of future-faculty professional development programs on doctoral students in science, engineering, & mathematics. He also serves as an evaluator-researcher for the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL). He earned a doctorate in Higher Education from Indiana University Bloomington.

 

Contact Information

mark.connolly@wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 263-4233
Office: 570A Ed Sciences

Current Projects

Collaborative Research: Talking About Leaving, Revisited: Exploring the Contribution of Teaching in Undergraduate Persistence in the Sciences
Collaborative Research: Talking About Leaving, Revisited: Exploring the Contribution of Teaching in Undergraduate Persistence in the Sciences - Supplement

Completed Projects

Assessment and Evaluation Supplement to Regional Workshops Led By Successful Innovators and Experienced Investigators
Evaluation of Assessing Student Learning and Evaluating Faculty Change Processes in NSF-Funded Workshops on Inquiry-Based Learning in SMET Disciplines: A Model for Future CCLI Investigators
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL)
Impact of Professional Development Programs on Future STEM Scholars: A Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Study
Completion of Scientific Teaching Postdoc Program and Whiteness Study
Talking about Leaving, Revisited: Exploring Current Patterns of Undergraduate Persistence in the Sciences
Impact of Professional Development Programs on Future STEM Faculty: A Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Study (Supplement)