Research

Research/Evaluation

NISE Net Research on How Visitors Find & Discuss Relevance in the Nano Exhibition (co-author – with the National Science Foundation, Museum of Science Boston, University of Notre Dame)

Weighing the Evidence: Making Informed Health Case Decisions research & museum exhibition evaluation (with National Institutes of Health)

School Family Nights: research on families & underrepresented audiences in informal science education settings

Nanoscale Informal Science Education (NISE) Network, Museum/Organization Partnerships: evaluation on programming partnering informal science institutions with youth-serving community organizations (with Museum of Science, Boston / Oregon Museum of Science & Industry / National Science Foundation)

School for International Training, Ghana: ethnographic study & report on the rites, traditions, & cultural history of the ocean goddess Mami Wata

Research/Evaluation Assistance

Gender Research on Adult-child Discussion in Informal Engineering eNvironmenTs (GRADIENT)

NISE Net Public Impacts

Developing, Validating, & Implementing Situated Evaluation/Instruments to Assess the Impacts of Public Participation in Scientific Research Projects (DEVISE): evaluation planning & literature review (with Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Big Data: research on how humans visualize large data sets (with Indiana University, Center of Science & Industry, Columbus / Informal Learning Group)

Team-Based Inquiry: A Guide (+ video production)

Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Benthic Invertebrates (co-author, poster)