|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 a member of the Ph.D. Program in Science Education at Stony Brook University (SUNY). His 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. Prior to joining the faculty at Stony Brook, he was a tenured professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Nehm has authored or co-authored 50 journal articles and book chapters and 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 other journals. His evolution education research was recently highlighted in the National Research Council publication Thinking Evolutionarily (National Academy Press, 2012). His research has been featured in the Huffington Post, CBS News, MSNBC, Discovery News, and other local outlets.
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.
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 serves on the advisory boards of several national science education projects, and has served as Panel Chair for several NSF programs.
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 Dr. Nehm was named an Education Mentor in the Life Sciences by the National Academies.
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.)
December 6th: Registration for Protein Modeling Comptetion
January 29: Registration for North America Computational Linguistics Olympiad
November 22: Geology Open Night: "Exotic chemistry at extreme conditions: from new materials to models of planetary interiors" (Dr. Artem Oganov)
December 6: Astronomy Open Night: "The Hunt for Dark Matter" (Dr. Rouven Essig)
January 30: North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) Round One
February 28: Protein Modeling Challenge