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Ph.D. Program in Science Education – Student Scholarship
(Last Three Years)

Refereed Journals

1. Nehmeh, G., & Kelly, A. M. (in press). Self-determination of undergraduate women in physics: The role of external validation.  Research in Science & Technological Education.
2. Cohen, R., & Kelly, A. M. (2019). Mathematics as a factor in community college STEM performance, persistence, and degree attainment. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Advance online publication. doi:10.1002/tea.21594.
3. Cohen, R., & Kelly, A. M. (2019). The impact of community college science and mathematics coursetaking on graduation, transfer, and non-completion. The Review of Higher Education, 42(2), 595-617 .
4. Padwa, L., Kelly, A. M., & Sheppard, K. (2019). Chemistry teacher isolation, contextual characteristics, and student achievement. Journal of Chemical Education. Advance online publication. doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00392
5. Cohen, R., & Kelly, A. M. (2018). Community college chemistry coursetaking and STEM academic persistence. Journal of Chemical Education. Advance online publication. doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00586. Abstract available from https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00586.
6. Criswell, B. A., Rushton, G. T., Nachtigall, D, & Staggs, S. (2018). Strengthening the vision: Examining the internalization of a framework for teacher leadership development by experienced science teachers. Science Education, 102(6), 1265-1287.   doi: 10.1002/sce.21472. Abstract available from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/sce.21472.
7. Gatz, J., & Kelly, A. M. (2018). Afterschool school triathlon training for 11-14 year old girls: Influences on academic motivation and achievement. Health Education Journal, 77(2), 156-168 . doi:10.1177/0017896917739444. Abstract available from http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0017896917739444.
8. Gatz, J., Kelly, A. M., & Clark, S. L. (2018). Improved executive function and science achievement for middle school girls in an aerobic fitness program. The Journal of Early Adolescence. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0272431618770786. Available from http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0272431618770786.
9. Hantz, C., Sheppard, K., & Kelly, A. M. (2018). Early history of Regents Earth science in New York State. The Science Teachers Bulletin, 81(2) .
10. McHugh, L., Kelly, A. M., & Burghardt, M. D. (2018). Professional development for a middle school mathematics-infused science curriculum.  Journal of Science Teacher Education, 29(8), 804-828 . doi:10.1080/1046560X.2018.1514825. Abstract available from  https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1046560X.2018.1514825
11. McHugh, L., Kelly, A. M., Fisher, J. H., & Burghardt, M. D. (2018). Graphing as a means to improve middle school science learning and mathematics-related affective domains.  Research in Science Education. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s11165-018-9796-6. Available from  https://rdcu.be/bbKII .
12. Mintz, J. A., & Kelly, A. M. (2018). Science teacher motivation and evaluation policy in a high-stakes testing state. Advance online publication. Educational Policy. doi:10.1177/0895904818810520. Abstract available from https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0895904818810520.
13. Nehmeh, G., & Kelly, A. M. (2018). Urban science teachers in isolation: Challenges, resilience, and adaptive action. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 29(6), 527-549 . doi:10.1080/1046560X.2018.1474425. Abstract available from https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1046560X.2018.1474425.
14. Nehmeh, G., & Kelly, A. M. (2018). Women physicists and sociocognitive considerations in career choice and persistence. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 24(2), 95-119 . Abstract available from http://www.dl.begellhouse.com/journals/00551c876cc2f027,4c37811e62eac771,49151f0d311401fa.html.
15. Tornabene, R. , Lavington, E., & Nehm, R. H. (2018). Testing validity inferences for Genetic Drift Inventory scores using Rasch modeling and item order analyses. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 11(6). doi:10.1186/s2052-018-0082-x. Available from https://evolution-outreach.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12052-018-0082-x.
16. McHugh, L., Kelly, A. M ., & Burghardt, M. D. (2017). Teaching and learning thermal energy concepts in a middle school mathematics-infused science curriculum. Science Scope, 41(1), 33-40 . doi: 2505/4/ss17_041_01_43
17. Schmiemann, P. , Nehm, R. S. Tornabene, R. E. (2017). Assessment of genetics understanding: Under what conditions do situational features have on impact measures? Science & Education, 26(10, 1161-1191. Abstract available from https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11191-017-9925-z.

Conference Proceedings

1. Gatz, J., Kelly, A. M., & Bugallo, M. F. (2019). A mixed methods analysis of goals and the impact of peer mentoring for participants in the WISE Honors Program. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL .     
** Denise D. Denton Best Paper Award, ASEE Women in Engineering Division, 2019
2. Krayem, Z. N., Kelly, A. M., McCauley, J., & Bugallo, M. F. (2019). Engineering exposure for pre-college women: A university-based workshop model. Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC), 2019 IEEE 9 th , Princeton, NJ.
3. Christian, K., Kelly, A. M., Bugallo, M. F., & Sheppard, K. (2018). University-based training of high school science teachers to implement the Next Generation Science Standards. Proceedings of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT. Available from https://peer.asee.org/29898.
4. Gatz, J., Kelly, A. M., & Bugallo, M. F. (2018). The power of peer mentoring of undergraduate women in engineering: Fostering persistence through academic and social integration. Proceedings of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT. Available from https://peer.asee.org/31119. Best Diversity Paper Award, ASEE Women in Engineering Division, 2018
5. Gearns, R., Kelly, A. M., & Bugallo, M. F. (2018). Professional development for high school guidance counselors to facilitate precollege STEM preparation. Proceedings of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT. Available from https://peer.asee.org/30897.
6. Kelly, A. M., Bugallo, M. F., Nehmeh, G., & Gatz, J. (2018). Improving undergraduate science and engineering instruction at a research university: Challenges and solutions . Conference Proceedings of New Perspectives in Science Education, 7 th ed . (pp. 318-322), Florence, Italy. Available from https://conference.pixel-online.net/NPSE/files/npse/ed0007/FP/0455-SEPI2880-FP-NPSE7.pdf.
7. Krayem, Z. N., Kelly, A. M., Bugallo, M. F., Westerfeld, D., Gearns, R., & Westervelt, K. (2018). Precollege electrical engineering outreach: The design of a home security system. Proceedings of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT. Available from https://peer.asee.org/30881.
8. Sherwood, K. E., Kelly, A. M., & Bugallo, M. F. (2018). Peer mentoring of undergraduate women in engineering as a mechanism for leadership transition. Proceedings of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT. Available from https://peer.asee.org/30864.

Selected Conference Presentations (Regional/National/International)

1. Kelly, A. M., O’Connell, C., Gatz, J., & Bugallo, M. F. (2019, August). Graduate Women’s Leadership Development in Science and Engineering: A Workshop Model. Paper presented at the European Science Education Research Association Conference, Bologna, Italy.
2. Slagus, L. M., & Kelly, A. M. (2019, August). Urban Advantage: A Professional Development Partnership between Urban Middle Schools and Informal Science Institutions . Poster presented at the European Science Education Research Association Conference, Bologna, Italy.
3. Cohen, R., & Kelly, A. M. (2019, April). Community College Chemistry Coursetaking and STEM Academic Persistence. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.
4. McHugh, L., Kelly, A. M., & Sheppard, K. (2019, April). Graphing as a Means to Improve Middle School Science Understanding and Affective Domains. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.
5. Padwa, L., Sheppard, K., Kelly, A. M., Rushton, G. T. (2019, April). Location, Location, Location… A Study of Chemistry Teachers in New York State. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.  
6. Rushton, G. T., Padwa, L., Sheppard, K., & Kelly, A. M. (2019, April). Professional Age of Isolated Teachers as a Mediator of Chemistry Performance in High Needs Schools. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.
7. Wortel-London, S. B., & Kelly, A. M. (2019, April). ‘They Did Not Expect Me to Be a Scientist’: Informal Service Learning's STEM Identity Impact. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.
8. Gatz, J., & Kelly, A. M. (2018, April). Predictors of Science Achievement in a Suburban Middle School: Addressing Trends in the Leaky STEM Pipeline in Early Adolescence. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.
9. Nehmeh, G., & Kelly, A. M. (2018, April). Self-Determination of Women as Underrepresented Minorities in Undergraduate Physical Science. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.
10. Sasway, H. M., & Kelly, A. M. (2018, January). Community College Students’ Interest and Motivation to Study Science. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Science Teacher Education, Baltimore, MD.
11. Slagus, L. M., & Kelly, A. M. (2018, January). The Impact of the Urban Advantage Initiative on Middle School Science Teachers. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Science Teacher Education, Baltimore, MD.
12. Kelly, A. M., & Nehmeh, G. (2017, August). Physics Teacher Isolation in Urban Schools. Paper presented at the European Science Education Research Association Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
13. Nehmeh, G., & Kelly, A. M. (2017, August). Primary and University Academic Experiences of Career Women Physicists. Poster presented at the European Science Education Research Association Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
14. Gatz, J., & Kelly, A. M. (2017, May). Dose Response Effect of Physical Activity and Behavioral Regulation Measures on the Science Achievement of At-Risk Middle School Girls. Poster presented at Annual Conference of the American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, MA. Abstract published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(5S), 210.
15. Gatz, J., & Kelly, A. M. (2017, April). Middle School Girls' Science Achievement and Cognition: Effects of an After School Informal Science Program. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, TX.
16. Gearns, R., Kelly, A. M., & Bugallo, M. F. (2017, April). Shifts in Students' Views Towards Engineering in an Out-of-School-Time Program. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, TX.
17. O’Brien, S., & Kelly, A. M. (2017, April). Master Teachers' Topic-Specific Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TSPCK) of Electrochemistry. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, TX.
18. Mintz, J., & Kelly, A. M. (2017, April). Science Teacher and Administrator Perspectives of Teacher Evaluation Systems. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, TX.
19. Sasway, H. M., & Kelly, A. M. (2017, April). Factors that Influence Community College Students' Interest in Science Coursework. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, TX.
20. Wortel-London, S. B., & Kelly, A. M. (2017, April). ‘I Like STEM, But Am I a STEM Person?’ Effects of Informal Learning and Mentors on STEM Identity. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, TX.
21. Gatz, J., & Kelly, A. M. (2016, June). Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Cognition and Science Achievement in Middle School Girls. Poster presented at Annual Conference of the American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, MA. Abstract published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(5S), 1050.
22. Gatz, J., & Kelly, A. M. (2016, April). Middle School Girls' Science Motivation and Performance: Cognitive Effects of an Out-of-School-Time Program. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.
23. Wortel-London, S. B., Kelly, A. M., & Groome, M. (2016, April). Recruiting STEM Graduate Students for K-12 Education: Development of an Instrument for Identifying Candidates . Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.