|Ross Nehm, Ph.D.|
|Associate Professor, Ecology & Evolution|
|Ph.D. Science Education Biology Faculty Advisor|
Ph.D. Integrative Biology, University of California at Berkeley
Ross Nehm is Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology & Evolution, and Core Faculty in the Ph.D. Program in Science Education at Stony Brook University (SUNY). Prior to joining the faculty at Stony Brook, he was a tenured professor in the STEM Area of Study in the School of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Nehm's research interests include scientific thinking and problem solving, knowledge measurement and assessment, science misconceptions and conceptual change, multicultural science education, science textbooks and knowledge representation, and evolution education.
Dr. Nehm has authored or co-authored 50 journal articles and book chapters and presented more than 100 conference talks and papers. He has published in a wide array of education and science journals, including the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Science Education, Science & Education, International Journal of Science Education, Research in Science Education, Journal of Science Teacher Education, The American Biology Teacher, Journal of Science Education and Technology, CBE-Life Sciences Education, Evolution Education and Outreach, Genetics, Journal of Paleontology, and several others.
Dr. Nehm has served as Principal Investigator on research grants from the National Science Foundation's EAR, CCLI, TUES, CAREER and REESE programs. He has been awarded more than $2 Million in external funding as PI. His research has been featured in Science magazine's Editor's Choice, the Huffington Post, CBS News, MSNBC, Discovery News, The New Republic, and many other media outlets.
Dr. Nehm currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, the Journal of Science Teacher Education, and the Journal of Science Education and Technology. He also serves on the advisory boards of several national science education projects, and has served as Panel Chair for several NSF programs. For several years he has served on the NARST Outstanding Dissertation committee.
Dr. Nehm's major awards include a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, a teaching award from Berkeley, and a mentoring award from CUNY. In 2013-14 Dr. Nehm was named an Education Mentor in the Life Sciences by the National Academies.
Dr. Nehm's evolution education research was recently highlighted in the National Research Council publication Thinking Evolutionarily (National Academy Press, 2012). in 2014 he delivered the John A. Moore plenary lecture at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB).
For current publications and grants, please visit: http://sunysb.academia.edu/RossNehm
For current citations, please visit: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0Z6U-lIAAAAJ&hl=en
Biology 201: Organisms to Ecosystems (Undergraduate)
CSM 650: Introduction to Measurement and Assessment in Science Education (Ph.D.)
April 18: Geology Open Night: Mineral Dust - Its Importance in Climate and Human Health (Dr. Martin Schoonen)
April 25: Living World Open Night: Earthstock Plenary Lecture - Shale Gas: The Wrong Energy Choice for the 21st Century (Dr. Robert Howarth)