Meet our Women in Measurement Research Fellows

Congratulations to our inangural cohort of Research Fellows! Women in Measurement Fellows meet monthly to connect and share updates on their research projects that have been submitted to the 2022 AERA and NCME professional conferences.


Grand Prize Winner

Dr. Jade Caines Lee

Jade Caines Lee, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Clark Atlanta University. The title of Jade's research project is: Amplifying Marginalized Voices: The Experiences of Black Women in Educational Measurement

Our Finalists

Xiaoyan Gu
Doctoral Student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Project Title: The Perceptions and Practice of Classroom-based Language Assessment for Language-Minority Students--A Translanguaging Perspective

Maeghan Hennessey
Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma

Project Title: Expanding a Consequential Validity Framework for Equity-Minded Assessment

Tomoe Kanaya
Associate Professor at Claremont McKenna College

Project Title: The Representation of Women and People of Color in the Editorial Boards of Peer-Reviewed Journals for Educational Measurement

Maria Baez-Cruz
Post-Doc at Georgia Tech

Project Title: Measuring Teacher’s Promotion of Sociocultural Integration--A Scenario-Based Validation

Reka Barton
Doctoral Student at San Diego State University

Project Title: Testifying & Testimonios--The Importance of Mentoring Relationships for Black Female and Latina Graduate Students on the Pathway to the Professoriate

Sandra Botha
Doctoral Student at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Project Title: Avatars and Choice--Towards Culturally Responsive Assessment of Black and Brown Middle School Students

Interested in becoming a Fellow?

In partnership with our champion-level sponsors, Women in Measurement, Inc. is proud to be able to offer a research fellowship program to support outstanding research that explores the intersection of race, gender, and educational measurement. 

2023 PROPOSAL DEADLINE: May 31, 2022 

More information about the 2023 proposal requirements will be posted here when available.

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