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Eliza Gallagher

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Assistant Professor

864-656-7148
Holtzendorff Hall M13 [Office]

egallag@clemson.edu
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Educational Background

Ph.D., Engineering and Science Education, Clemson University, 2016

Research Interests

My research is broadly focused on equity in STEM education through the lens of identity.

Courses Taught

EDF 8080 - Contemporary Issues in Assessment
EDF 9270 - Quantitative Research Designs and Statistics for Educational Contexts
ESED 8710 - Engineering and Science Education Research Methods
MATH 1150 - Contemporary Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
MATH 3080 - College Geometry
MATH 4080 - Exploration and Analysis of Secondary Mathematics
MATH 4820 - Undergraduate Research

Selected Publications

Staci N. Johnson and Eliza Gallagher. (forthcoming) “Undergraduate Anatomy & Physiology Student Definitions of Learning, Memorizing, Studying, and Understanding.” Accepted to Advances in Physiology Education.

Eliza Gallagher, Anna Marie Vagnozzi, Rachel Lanning, D. Andrew Brown, Christy J. Brown, Kristin K. Frady, Julia M. Brisbane, Michael A. Matthews, Joseph C. Murphy, Khushikumari Patel, Aubrie L. Pfirman, Robert J. Rabb, Richard H. Roberts, Ronald W. Welch, and Anand Gramopadhye (2020). “Poverty and Guidance: Challenges and Opportunities in Mathematics Preparation for Engineering,” Proceedings of the 2020 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exhibition, held virtually.

Staci N. Johnson, Eliza Gallagher, Claire Dancz, Khushikumari Patel, and Aubrie L. Pfirman. (2020) “Forming Student Teams with the Kolbe A Index: The Effect of Team Construction and Training on Team Satisfaction,” Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 31(3), 159-188.

Julia Brisbane, Eliza Gallagher, L. Armoni Dunwoody, Abigail Hines, Joseph C. Murphy, Khushikumari Patel, Aubrie L. Pfirman, Shannon L. Roberson, and Anand Gramopadhye. (2019). “Family and Fictive Family Influences on Engineering Students at Two-Year and Four-Year Institutions,” Proceedings of the Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity (CoNECD) Annual Conference, Alexandria, VA.

Marketa Marcanikova, Eliza Gallagher, Christy J. Brown, Julia Brisbane, D. Andrew Brown, L. Armoni Dunwoody, Kristin Frady, Abigail Hines, Joseph C. Murphy, Khushikumari Patel, Aubrie L. Pfirman, Shannon L. Roberson, and Anand Gramopadhye. (2019). “High School Technology as a NON-predictor of First College Math Course,” Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Southeast (ASEE-SE) Annual Regional Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Aubrie L. Pfirman and Eliza Gallagher. (2018). “Advocacy as the Missing Piece in Mentoring Underrepresented Doctoral Students,” Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 2(1), 693-697.

Eliza Gallagher, D. Andrew Brown, Christy J. Brown, Kristin Frady, Patrick Bass, Michael Matthews, Thomas Peters, Robert Rabb, Ikhalfani Solan, Ronald Welch, and Anand Gramopadhye. (2018). “Identifying Prevalent Mathematical Pathways to Engineering in South Carolina,” Proceedings of the 2018 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT.

Eliza Gallagher, Aubrie L. Pfirman, Tony T. Nguyen, and Khushikumari Patel. (2018). “Testing the Stability of Items in a Survey to Measure Relative Instructional Priorities Among Graduate Teaching Assistants,” Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (C-RUME), San Diego, CA.

Aubrie L. Pfirman and Eliza Gallagher. (2017). “Closing the Gap Between Being a Dissertation Advisor and Being a Mentor,” Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 1(10), 934-938.

Patel, K., Dancz, C., Gallagher, E., and Watson, C. (2017). "Work in Progress: Understanding how action modes can help or hinder students in self-paced courses" Proceedings of the 2017 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Gallagher, E., Benson, L. and Potvin, G. (2016). "The Use of Classroom Case Studies in Preparing First-Year Mathematics Graduate Teaching Assistants," Proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA. Named Best Paper in the Mathematics Division.

Selected Talks

Cameron Byerley, Marilyn Carlson, Eliza Gallagher, Erica Miller, Megan Wawro, and Claire Wladis. “Advocating for Others,” Panel Session at MWPR 2019, Oklahoma City, OK (February 2019)

Eliza Gallagher. “Guiding Change with Large Data,” Conversations About Transitions: Mathematics in South Carolina, Center of Excellence for College and Career Readiness, Florence, SC (February 2019).

Eliza Gallagher. “‘I Teach’ Versus ‘I Am a Teacher’: The Role of Identity Teaching Assistant Professional Development,” University of Tennessee colloquium series (March 2017).

Honors and Awards

Award of Excellence, Clemson COVID Challenge, Clemson University (2020).

Best Paper, Mathematics Division, American Society of Engineering Education (2016)

Faculty Award, Difference Makers Project, Clemson University (2012)

Faculty Appreciation Recognition, Clemson University Football Program (2012)

Outstanding Service to Graduate Students, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University (2011)

Links

Eliza Gallagher's website
STEAM Education Research Consulting