Journal Articles

Recent publications authored by WCER researchers include:

"Finding One's Place or Losing the Race? The Consequences of STEM Departure for College Dropout and Degree Completion," You-Geon Lee and Joseph J. Ferrare, The Review of Higher Education, Johns Hopkins University Press, Volume 43, Number 1, Fall 2019

"Inequality and Opportunity in a Perfect Storm of Graduate Student Debt," Jaymes Pyne and Eric Grodsky, Sociology of Education, Sept. 20, 2019

"Cognitive Task Analysis for Implicit Knowledge About Visual Representations With Similarity Learning Methods," Martina A. Rau, Blake Mason, Robert Nowak, Cognitive Science, A Multidisciplinary Journal, August 27, 2019

"Reappraising academic and social adversity improves middle school students’ academic achievement, behavior, and well-being," Geoffrey D. Borman, Christopher S. Rozek, Jaymes Pyne, and Paul Hanselman, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, July 2019

"Hiring as Cultural Gatekeeping into Occupational Communities: Implications for Higher Education and Student Employability," Matthew T. Hora, Higher Education, June 11, 2019

"Exploring the Situated and Cultural Aspects of Communication in the Professions: Implications for Teaching, Student Employability, and Equity in Higher Education," Matthew T. HoraBailey B. Smolarek, Kelly Norris Martin, Luke Scrivener, American Educational Research Journal, April 9, 2019

"A Look Inside Online Educational Settings in High School: Promise and Pitfalls for Improving Educational Opportunities and Outcomes," Annalee Good, Emily Cheng, Carolyn J. Heinrich, Jennifer Darling-Aduana, American Educational Research Journal, March 27, 2019

"Final Report of the 2018 AAS Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion in Astronomy Graduate Education,"  Alexander L. Rudolph*, Gibor Basri , Marcel Agüeros , Ed Bertschinger , Kim Coble , Megan Donahue , Rachel L Ivie , Jackie Monkiewicz , Christine Pfund, Julie Posselt , Angela Speck , Keivan Stassun, Bulletin of the  American Astronomical Society, February 27, 2019.

"Reconsidering College Student Employability: A Cultural Analysis of Educator and Employer Conceptions of Workplace Skills," Ross J. Benbow, Matthew T. Hora, Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 88, No. 4, Winter 2018.

"Teaching Academics about Microaggressions: A Workshop Model Adaptable to Various Audiences," Eve Fine, Jennifer Sheridan, Christine Fabian Bell, Molly Carnes, Carmen Juniper Neimeko, Manuela Romero, Understanding Interventions Journal, 2018.

"Re-thinking Soft Skills and Student Employability: A New Paradigm for Undergraduate Education," Matthew T. Hora, Ross J. Benbow and Bailey B. Smolarek, 2018.

"Teaching-focused Social Networks among College Faculty: Exploring Conditions for the Development of Social Capital,” Ross Benbow and Changhee Lee, Higher Education, 2018.

"Feeling the Stress and Strain – Race, Economics, and the Educational Experiences of Latinx Emergent Bilinguals in a ‘New’ Destination School," Bailey Smolarek, Race Ethnicity and Education, 2018.

"Keys to the Gate? Equal Sign Knowledge at Second Grade Predicts Fourth‐Grade Algebra CompetencePercival G. Matthews and Lynn S. Fuchs, Child Development, 2018.

"Culturally Responsive Indigenous Evaluation and Tribal Governments: Understanding the Relationship" Waapalaneexkweew (Nicole Bowman) and Carolee Dodge‐Francis, New Directions in Evaluation, 2018.

Cultural Capital at Work: How Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills are Taught, Trained and Rewarded in a Chinese Technical College,” Matthew T. Hora and Chelsea A. Blackburn Cohen, Community College Review, 2018.

"Black-White Earnings and Employment Differences in the K-12 Teaching Labor Market – Potential Impact on Black Males with Learning Disabilities," David D. Dantzler, Journal of Research Initiatives, Volume 3, Number 2, Article 6, June 8, 2018

"Choosing STEM College Majors: Exploring the Role of Pre-College Engineering Courses," L. Allen Phelps, Eric M. Camburn and Sookweon Min, Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 2018.

"Examining Faculty Reflective Practice: A Call for Critical Awareness and Institutional Support,"  Matthew T. Hora and Bailey B. Smolarek, The Journal of Higher Education, 2018.

"The Effects of Doctoral Teaching Development on Early-Career STEM Scholars’ College Teaching Self-efficacy," Mark R. Connolly, You-Geon Lee  and Julia N. Savoy, CBE-Life Sciences Education, 2018.