Our Group

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hwangbo Bae, PhD

Research Interests:  Professional Development, Cultural Capital, Career Choice 

PhD Students

Meaghan Pearson, PhD Candidate

Program: Combined Program in Education & Psychology

MS Psychology, University of Michigan
BS Statistics and Sociology, University of Missouri – Columbia

Research Interests: Black feminist frameworks, racialized organization of STEM departments

Nagash Antoine Clarke

Nagash Antoine Clarke, PhD Candidate

Program: Engineering Education

MS Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
BS Chemistry, Pace University, New York

Research Interests: Mentoring, Diversity

Vibhavari Vempala

Vibhavari Vempala, PhD Candidate

Program: Engineering Education

MS Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
BS Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Interests: Engineering Identity, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Undergraduate Student Researchers

Isabelle McElhinny, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Biomedical Engineering

Oluwakemi Johnson, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Industrial and Operations Engineering

Clayton Kamps, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Industrial and Operations Engineering

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Vibha Davuluri, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Industrial and Operations Engineering

Former Students

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Annie Wang, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Biomedical Engineering, Graduated May 2023

Sarah Jane Bork

Sarah Jane Bork, PhD

Program: Engineering Education, Graduated August 2023

Valerie Washington, PhD

Program: Industrial & Operations Engineering, Graduated May 2023

Jocelyn Jackson

Jocelyn Jackson

Program: Engineering Education PhD Candidate

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Jesse Gilbert-Sovern, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Biomedical Engineering, Graduated May 2023

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Nicolas Wright, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Industrial and Operations Engineering, Graduated May 2023

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Gabriella Oudsema, Master’s Student, Project Manager

Program: Information, Graduated December 2022

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Tim Williams, Master’s Student, Project Manager

Program: Higher Education, Graduated May 2021

Geling Xu

Geling Xu, Master’s Student, Graduate Student Researcher

Program: Engineering Education, Graduated December 2021

Carin Queener

Carin Queener – 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Researcher,  Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Industrial and Operations Engineering, Graduated May 2021

Anu Tuladhar

Anu Tuladhar – 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Researcher, Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Biomedical Engineering, Graduated May 2021

Seok-Joo Kwak

Seok-Joo Kwak, PhD

Program: Industrial and Operations Engineering, Graduated August 2020

Amanda Moreno-Hernandez

Amanda Moreno-Hernandez – 2017 Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Industrial and Operations Engineering, Master’s Student, Graduated May 2020

Shelbie Prater

Shelbie Prater – 2017 Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Undergraduate Researcher, Undergraduate Researcher 2017-2018

Program: Civil Engineering, Graduated May 2019

Jessica Jackson

Jessica Jackson – 2017 Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Undergraduate Researcher

Program: Industrial Engineering Technology, Graduated December 2019

School: Kennesaw State University