December 2021 Alumni News

December 13, 2021

Samantha NixSamantha Nix (Higher Ed. Ph.D. '18) was recently cited by the European Union in a Policy Report commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs, on "Education and employment of women in science, technology and the digital economy, including AI and its influence on gender equality."

The articles "The puzzling relationship between international development and gender equity: The case of STEM postsecondary education in Cambodia" and "Are 2-Year Colleges the Key? Institutional Variation and the Gender Gap in Undergraduate STEM Degrees" were cited in the report. 

Samantha Nix currently works as the Assistant Director of Student Success Analytics at Office of Institutional Research at Florida State University. 


December 9, 2021

Ali RazaAli Raza (Higher Ed. M.S. '16) was recently awarded the 2021 Social Justice & Inclusion Award for NASPA Region 4W. He currently works as the Assistant Director of Involvement at Colorado State University.






December 3, 2021

Sarah CoxBonnie IngelinDr. Sarah Cox (Left) (Special Ed. Ph.D. '19) and Dr. Bonnie Ingelin (Right) (Special Ed. Ph.D. '18) recently co-authored "Teaching Mathematical Word Problem Solving to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Best-Evidence Synthesis" in the journal Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities" with Associate Professor Jenny Root.



December 1, 2021

Michelle McNultyMichelle (Robinson) McNulty (Higher Education M.S. '12) was recently accepted as a Strategic Data Fellow for the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University. The fellowship is a two-year program that develops PK-12 and Higher Education data leaders to strengthen the capacity of the field to use data for improvement. Over the two years, SDP Fellows work within an education agency, institution, or organization and participate in high-impact professional development with Harvard-affiliated staff and faculty.