How I Help Students:
Dr. Maher serves as the program coordinator for the Higher Education Administration master’s degree and Ed.D. programs.
Dr. Michelle Maher explores graduate student research, teaching, and disciplinary writing skill development; and higher education access and equity issues.Publications:
Maher, M. A., Wofford, A., Roksa, J., & Feldon, D. F. (2019). Doctoral student experiences in biological sciences laboratory rotations. To appear in Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education.
Ashby, M. T., & Maher, M. A. (published online, 2019). Consensus, division, and the future of graduate education in the chemical sciences. Journal of Chemical Education, available at https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00642 Ashby, M. T., & Maher, M. A. (2018). The mantra of graduate education reform: Why the prayers aren’t answered. Journal of Chemical Education, 95, 1083 – 1085. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00354
Roksa, J., Feldon, D. F., & Maher, M. A. (2018). First-generation students in pursuit of the Ph.D.: Comparing socialization experiences and outcomes to continuing-generation peers. The Journal of Higher Education, 89(5), 728 – 752.
Roksa, J., Jeong, S., Feldon, D. F., & Maher, M. A. (2018). Socialization experiences and research productivity of Asians and Pacific Islanders: ‘Model Minority’ stereotype and domestic vs. international comparison. Research in the Sociology of Education, 20, 157 – 181.Curriculum Vitae