Laura McCullough, Ph.D.—Publications

Publications by Laura McCullough  (Presentations are here)

Publications (with links where available)

McCullough, L. (2016). “Women and Physics.” IOP Concise Physics series, Morgan & Claypool.

McCullough, L. (2014). “Women in Physics: A Review” and “Gender in the Physics Classroom”. Reprints in Women in Physics, AAPT Press.

McCullough, L. (2012). “Hey, you got science in my fiction!” Essay in Chicks Unravel Time, D. Stanish and L. M. Myles (Eds). Mad Norwegian Press: Des Moines, IA.

McCullough, L. (2012). “Women in College Physics Classes: Does Gendered Context Affect Performance on Tests?” In Advancing the STEM Agenda, C. P. Veenstra, F. F. Padró, and J. A. Furst-Bowe, (Eds). ASQ Quality Press: Milwaukee, WI.

McCullough, L. (2011). “Women’s Leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Barriers to Participation.” Forum on Public Policy Online, Vol 2011 no 2. (August 2011). This paper was presented at the March 2011 Oxford Round Table on Women in the Academy: Progress and Prospects.

McCullough, L. (2011). “Nibbled to Death by Ducks.” Academic Leader 27(8), 7-8. (August 2011.) This short article describes a tool I used as a department chair to help reduce my stress. (Republished as a blog post by Academic Leader August 2012.)

McCullough, L. (2011). “Gender Differences in Student Responses to Physics Conceptual Questions Based on Question Context.” ASQ STEM Agenda Conference Proceedings. July 19-20, 2011, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI.

McCullough, L. (2007). “Gender in the Physics Classroom.” The Physics Teacher, 45, 316.

McCullough, L. (2006). “Science News in the Science Classroom.” Journal of College Science Teaching 36(3), 30-33.

Whitten, B., Foster, S., Duncombe, M., Allen, P., Heron, P., McCullough, L., Shaw, K., Taylor, B., Zorn, H., (2004). “Like a family”: What works to create friendly and respectful student-faculty interactions. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. 10(3), 229-242.

McCullough, L. (2004). “Gender, Context and Physics Assessment.” Journal of International Women’s Studies 5(4). Special Issue: Women in Science. This paper presents data on the female-stereotyped FCI I developed.

McCullough, L. & Krieger, A. (2004). A Census of the Physics Education Research Community. (Report)

Whitten, B.L., S. R. Foster, M. L. Duncombe, P. E. Allen, P. R. L. Heron, H. M. Zorn, L. McCullough, K. A. Shaw, B. A. P Taylor (2003). “What Works? Increasing the participation of women in undergraduate physics.” Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 9(3/4) 239-258.

McCullough, L. (2003). Letter to the Editor, Physics Today, 56(7), 17. Letter describing short research project on gender in Physics Today photographs.

MacIsaac, D., Cole, R., Cole,D., McCullough, L., and Maxka, J. (2002). “Standardized Testing in Physics via the World Wide Web.” Electronic Journal of Science Education 6(3) March 2002

McCullough, L. (2002). “Gender, Math, and the FCI.” Proceedings of the 2002 Physics Education Research Conference. S. Franklin, J. Marx, & K. Cummings, Eds. Rochester NY.

McCullough, L. (2002). “Women in Physics: A Review.” The Physics Teacher 40(2) February 2002

McCullough, L. (2001). “A Pipeline in Need of Patching: The Steady Drain of Female Potential from Physics.” March 2001 Newsletter of the National Society of Black Physicists.

McCullough, L. & Meltzer, D. (2001). “Differences in male/female response patterns on alternative-format versions of FCI items.” Proceedings of the 2001 Physics Education Research Conference. pp.103-106. S. Franklin, J. Marx, & K. Cummings, Eds. Rochester NY.