Below you will find members of SEISMIC leadership that are University of Pittsburgh faculty and/or staff. Working Group members can use the Participants Database (password-protected) to find more members.
Local SEISMIC PI for University of Pittsburgh
Measurement Working Group
Measurement Working Group and Experiments Working Group
SEISMIC Voices- University of Pittsburgh
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Ph.D. Student | Department of Physics & Astronomy
“My research focuses on using quantitative and qualitative tools to understand the experiences of minority students in introductory physics courses to make the classroom more equitable and inclusive. Recently, I’ve been investigating learning environment factors that correlate with a students’ physics identity and grade in the course…”
Undergraduate student studying neuroscience and on the pre-med track
“As a SEISMIC Scholar, I’m able to pursue my passions for both advocacy and science through meaningful research as well as seminars that broaden my intellectual horizons. My project, led by Dr. D’Souza, seeks to map the institutional diversity resources in STEM undergraduate education at Indiana University…”
Chandralekha Singh, PhD
Distinguished Professor | Department of Physics & Astronomy; Director | Discipline-based Science Education Research Center
“It has been a true privilege to be part of the SEISMIC collaboration from the time of its founding in 2019. The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) has benefited from the collaboration in many ways. We have been part of various working groups, e.g., working group 1 which focuses on measurement. Sarah Castle from Michigan State presented this collaborative work at the 2021 AERA Conference with a presentation titled “Equity in the STEM landscape: A multi-institutional approach to mapping systemic advantages within STEM courses”. This group is in the process of preparing a manuscript for publication in a journal…”