Dr. Jacqueline S. McLaughlin

Contact:

Phone: (610) 285-5109
Fax: (610) 285-5220
E-mail: jshea@psu.edu

Jacqueline S. McLaughlin, Ph.D.
National Academies Jefferson Science Fellow
U.S. Department of State (Bureau OES/STC)
Associate Professor of Biology
Founding Director, CHANCE

CHANCE
Past Field Courses

Mission Statement

To encourage the use of research as the integral component of science education in all learning environments.

Ph.D. Cell and Developmental Biology
Rutgers University/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)

M.S. Cell and Developmental Biology
Florida State University

B.A. Biology
New College

Dr. Jacqueline McLaughlin is an Associate Professor of Biology at Pennsylvania State University-Lehigh Valley and Founding Director of CHANCE (Connecting Humans And Nature through Conservation Experiences). Her prodigious experiences as a biology professor in the life sciences, faculty mentor in teaching, short-term study-abroad program director and development officer, international conservationist, researcher in the field of biology education, and foreign affairs officer for the U.S. Department of State in the area of science diplomacy and science and technology (S&T) cooperation have empowered her to constantly navigate the changing dynamic of higher education worldwide in order to (re) create transformative learning environments that support, encourage, and inspire students to better our world through STEM.

View Dr. McLaughlin's Penn State's Biography

View Dr. McLaughlin's Jefferson Science Fellowship Biography


Awards and Honors

Dr. McLaughlin has graciously accepted numerous awards at the local, state, and national levels for excellence in the professional development of science teachers, international programming and education, and undergraduate biology teaching and learning.

HONORS, AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS

2019 Meritorious Honor Award, U.S. Department of State
Jefferson Science Fellow, U.S. National Academies of Sciences
2018 Teaching Excellence Award, Penn State Lehigh Valley
2017 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Citation, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Higher Education Educator of the Year, North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
2015 Outstanding Contribution in Research and/or Service, Penn State Lehigh Valley
Penn State W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award, The Pennsylvania State University
2013 Penn State Award for Community Engagement and Scholarship, Penn State Outreach
2012 Outstanding Environmental Education Program Award, Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Education.
2010 David A. Portlock Outstanding International Educator Award, Pennsylvania Council for International Education
2010 Spirit of Internationalization Award, The Pennsylvania State University, Office of Global Programs
2007 Outstanding Research and/or Creative Accomplishment Award, Penn State Lehigh Valley
2005 Bringing the World to Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Council of International Education (PaCIE)
2003 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Pennsylvania State University
2002 Penn State Teaching and Learning Consortium Teaching and Learning Hall of Fame, The Pennsylvania State University
2001 Alumni Award: Outstanding Teacher, Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College
  Four-Year College and University Outstanding Teacher Award, National Association of Biology Teachers
  Student Appreciation and Recognition Award (S.A.R.A.), Penn State Lehigh Valley
1998 Teaching Excellence Award, Penn State Lehigh Valley
1996 Student Appreciation and Recognition Award (S.A.R.A.), Penn State Lehigh Valley
1988 Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) Training Fellowship, Rutgers University
1986 Summer Research Scholarship, University of Baltimore/Jones Institute of Reproductive Biology
1982 Summer Scholarship in Electron Microscopy Training, Duke University
1981 Summer Scholarship in Biochemistry, Drexel University
1978 New College Four-year Foundation Scholarship, New College


Research Scholarship

Dr. McLaughlin’s research interests hold true to her endless passion for teaching itself: (1) the utilization of authentic research in undergraduate biology education; (2) building pedagogical and mentoring frameworks that help biology faculty transform learning environments into authentic research experiences; and, (3) creating and assessing international programs that are interdisciplinary and effectively teach conservation through field research.



Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

Journal Article, Academic Journal

McLaughlin, J.S., Patel, M. & Slee, J.B. (2020). Evidence that a CURE in cell culture research provides career ready skills to undergraduates in preparation to enter the American workforce. Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (SPUR), submitted.

Sheherbano, H., Babar, Z., Hadid, J. & McLaughlin, J. S. (2020). Coating Polyurethane with Palmitoleic Acid and Bovine Serum Albumin to Prevent the Host Response to Foreign Materials. American Journal of Undergraduate Research, in press, March 2020.
DOI: 10.33697/ajur.2020.002

Slee, J. B. & McLaughlin, J. S. (2019). Making it Stick: A CURE Designed to introduce students to the scientific process and the Host response to foreign materials. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education (BAMBed), 47(4): 417-425.
DOI: 10.1002/bmb.21248

McLaughlin, J. S., Patel, M. A., Johnson, D. K. & de la Rosa, C. L. (2018). The impact of a short-term study abroad program that offers a course-based undergraduate research experience and conservation activities. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, XXX (3): 100-118.

McLaughlin, J. S., & Patel, M. (2017). An authentic research experience for undergraduates in the developmental biology and physiology laboratory using the chick embryonic heart. The American Biology Teacher. 79(8), 645-653.
DOI: 10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.645

McLaughlin, J. S., Favre, D. E., Weinstein, S. E., & Goedhart, C. M. (2017). The impact of a four-step laboratory pedagogical framework on biology students' perceptions of laboratory skills, knowledge, and interest in research. Journal of College Science Teaching, 47(1), 83-91.
DOI: 10.2505/4/jcst17_047_01_83

Goudsouzian, L. K., McLaughlin, J. S., & Slee, J. B. (2017). Using yeast to make scientists: A six-week self-guided research project for the cell biology classroom. CourseSource, 1-10.
DOI: 10.24918/cs.2017.4

McLaughlin, J. S., & Coyle, M. S. (2016). Increasing authenticity and inquiry in the cell and molecular biology laboratory. The American Biology Teacher, 78(6), 492-501.
DOI: 10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.492

Christine, G. M., & McLaughlin, J. S. (2016). Student scientists: transforming the undergraduate research laboratory into a research environment. The American Biology Teacher, 78(6), 502-508.
DOI: 10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.502

McLaughlin, J. S., & Metz, A. S. (2016). Vision and Change: Why it matters? The American Biology Teacher, 78(6), 456-462.
DOI: 10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.456

Gonzalez, S. M., Afzal, F. I., & McLaughlin, J. S. (2015). Direct and indirect effects of pseudoephedrine on the intrinsic conduction system of the embryonic chicken heart. American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 12(3), 53-62.
ISSN:1536-4585; web ISSN: 2375-8732

Adams, T. M., Anwar, R., Mfarej, M. G., Rundatz, T., & McLaughlin, J. S. (2015). Nutritional stress of cultured Vero Cells causes altered growth and morphology as seen in neoplastic transformation. American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 12(3), 63-76.
ISSN:1536-4585; web ISSN: 2375-8732

McLaughlin, J. S., Cheng, X., & Liu, H. (2012). Using field research in China as a catalyst for effectively promoting global environmental awareness and stewardship. Biology International (IUBC), 50, 30-44 online.

McLaughlin, J. S., & Munsell, D. (2011). Evolving on-line pedagogy: developing research-based multimedia learning tools for the high school and undergraduate biology 'classroom'. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD), 2(1), 1-20 (online).
DOI: 10.4018/ijopcd.2012010101

McLaughlin, J. S. (2010). Re-imagining new programs and pedagogical tools for the 21st century classroom: blending research with teaching. Educause Review, 33(1), on-line.
ISBN: 1527-6619; ISSN 1945-709X

McLaughlin, J. S. (2008). The kingdom fungi, food chains, and plastic pollution (editorial). The American Biology Teacher, 70(4), 201.

McLaughlin, J. S., & Seaquist, S. (2008). Using a virtual tissue culture system to assist students in understanding life at the cellular level. The American Biology Teacher, 70(7), 415-420.
DOI: 10.1662/0002-7685(2008)70[415:UAVTCS]2.0.CO;2

McLaughlin, J. S., & Arbeider, D. A. (2008). Evaluating multimedia-learning tools based on authentic research data that teach biology concepts and environmental stewardship. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education., 8(1), 1-19 (online).

McLaughlin, J. S., & Johnson, D. K. (2006). Assessing the "Field Course Experiential Learning Model": Transforming collegiate short-term study abroad Experiences into Rich Learning environments. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 13, 65-85.
ISSN-1085-4568

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). Using technology to blend teaching and basic research. The Science Teacher, 73(8), 48-53.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). The CHANCE Program - Promoting Learning for Teachers and Students Through Experiences and Inquiry. The American Biology Teacher, 68(4), 17-24.
DOI: 10.1662/0002-7685(2006)68[e17:TCPPLF]2.0.CO;2

McLaughlin, J. S., & Zervanos, S. M. (2003). Teaching biodiversity and evolution through travel course experiences. The Journal of College Science Teaching, 65, 683-688

McLaughlin, J. S. (2001). Breaking out of the box: Teaching biology with web-based active learning modules. The American Biology Teacher, 64, 110-115.
DOI: 10.1662/0002-7685(2001)063[0110:BOOTBT]2.0.CO;2

Doane, D. J., McLaughlin, J.S., Ting, W., & Birk, D. E. (1996). Spatial and temporal variations in extracellular matrix of periocular and corneal regions during corneal stromal development. Experimental Eye Research, 62.
PMID: 8690037

McLaughlin, J. S., Linsenmayer, T. F., & Birk, D. E. (1989). Type V collagen synthesis and deposition by chicken corneal fibroblasts in vitro. Journal of Cell Science, 94, 371-79.
PMID: 2621231

Parts of Books

Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

McLaughlin, J. S., & Baker, R. M. (2013). Environmental Science Education in the 21st Century: Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities both Globally and at Home through Online Multimedia Innovation. In M. Thomas, (Ed.), Pedagogical Considerations and Opportunities for Teaching and Learning on the Web. [A volume in the Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.] (pp. 235-254). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4611-7.ch014

McLaughlin, J. S. (2012). CHANCE Program in China: Transforming Students into 'Global-Minded' Scientific Investigators and Citizens. In Diana Oblinger (Ed.), Game Changers: Education and Information Technology (pp. 313-321). Washington D.C.: EDUCAUSE. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
ISBN: 978-1-933046-00-6

McLaughlin, J. S., & Fadigan, K. A. (2010). The CHANCE (Connecting Humans and Nature Through Conservation Experiences) Program: Transitioning from Simple Inquiry-based Learning to Professional Science Practice. In Robert E. Yager (Ed.), Exemplary Science Programs: Science for Resolving Societal Challenges (pp. 83-109). Arlington, Virginia: NSTA Press. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
ISBN: 978-1936137-12-1

McLaughlin, J. S. (2010). Multimedia Learning Tool that allows High School Teachers and Their Students to Engage in Scientific Research. In J. Yamamoto, C. Penny, J. Leight, & S. Winterton (Eds.), Technology Leadership in Teacher Education: Integrated Solutions and Experiences (pp. 185-202). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Peer-reviewed/refereed.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-899-9.ch006

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

McLaughlin, J. S., Favre, D. E., Weinstein, S. E., & Goedhart, C. M. (2016). "Authentic Research Experience in the Introductory Biology Laboratory Improves Student Perception of Laboratory Skills, Knowledge and Interest in Scientific Research." Proceedings of the 2016 National Association of Biology Teachers Research Symposium, Denver, CO. (pp. 1-20 online). Denver, CO: NABT.

McLaughlin, J. S., & Goedhart, C. M. (2015). "An Educative Mentoring Framework to Transform the Undergraduate Biology Lab Experience." Proceedings of the 8th Annual Mentoring Conference, The Mentoring Institute at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. (pp. 1-12). Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico.

Jeyaretnam, V., & McLaughlin, J. S. (2013). In Haiduke Sarafian (Ed.), "Chronotropic Effects of Select Cardiovascular Drugs on the Developing Vertebrate Heart." 2013 John T. and Paige S. Smith Undergraduate Research Symposium Proceedings., 5, (pp. 1-6). York, PA: Penn State York.

McLaughlin, J. S., & Johnson, K. D. (2006). In R. N. Johnson and R.J. Stoller, editors (Eds.), "The Costa Rica Experience: Learning about Biodiversity in a Rich Contextual Environment." Proceedings of the Third Schreyer National Conference., 3, (pp. 213-233). State College, PA: Penn State Schreyer College.

McLaughlin, J. S. (1999). In C.A. Goldman (Ed.), "The Botany Field Site (WWW): A Herbarium Project and a Guide Through the Northeastern Deciduous Forest." Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching. Proceedings of the 21st Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education., 21, (pp. 472-473). Lincoln, NE: ABLE.

McCain, E. R., & McLaughlin, J. S. (1999). In C.A. Goldman (Ed.), "Developmental and Physiological Aspects of the Chicken Embryonic Heart." Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching. Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education., 20. Tallahassee, FL: ABLE.

McLaughlin, J. S., & McCain, E. R. (1998). In C.A. Goldman (Ed.), "In Vivo and in Vitro Development of the Chicken Heart." Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching. Proceedings of the 19th Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education., 19, (pp. 331-332). ABLE.

 

Articles in Non-Refereed Journals

Journal Article, Academic Journal

Goedhart, C. M., & McLaughlin, J. S. (2015). Overcoming the barrier to implementing authentic research experiences through faculty mentorship (editorial). CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE), 14(2).
DOI: 10.1187/cbe.15-01-0007

McLaughlin, J. S. (2009). In tribute to my mentors (editorial). The American Biology Teacher, 71(3), 134-136.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2006). A gentle reminder that a hypothesis is never proven correct nor is a theory ever proven to be true (editorial). The Journal of College Science Teaching, 36(1), 60-62.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2004). Classrooms without walls (editorial). The Journal of College Science Teaching, 34(4), 5-6.

Magazine/Trade Publication

McLaughlin, J. S. (2010). "Undergrads take on environmental problems in China." International Mosaic Magazine., 14(2). State College, PA: Penn State Global Programs.

McLaughlin, J. S., Tzafaras, N., & McCollough, J. D. (2008). "Designing an interdisciplinary short-term program in China." International Educator., 17(2), (pp. 65-70). Washington, D.C.: NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2005). "Classrooms without walls: a banana plantation, a turtle nest, and the random fallen tree (editorial)." International Educator Magazine., 14(1), (pp. 52-54). Washington D.C.: NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

McLaughlin, J. S. (2000). "Coaching biology students into web-based active learning." Strategies for Success., 33, (pp. 6-7). Pearson Publishing, Inc.

McLaughlin, J. S. (1998). "Experimentation and the web." Strategies for Success., 28, (pp. 7). Pearson Publishing, Inc.

 


Service

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY (since 2013)

Record of Committee Work at Department, Division, School, Campus, College, and University Levels

Campus

Governmental Policy Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Committee Member. (August 2018 – 2019).

Lehigh Valley Faculty Affairs Committee, Faculty Senate, Committee Member. (August 2013 - Present).

Undergraduate Research Symposium Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Elected, Chair. (August 2015 - September 2016).

Undergraduate Research Symposium Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Elected, Co-Chair. (August 2014 - September 2015).

Faculty Invitational Lecture Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Elected, Member. (August 2013 - April 2016).

Faculty Invitational Lecture Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Elected, Chairperson. (August 2014 - September 2015).

Student Services and Programs Committee, Global Expo, Committee Member. (October 1, 2014 - November 5, 2014).

Faculty Research and Scholarship Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley Faculty Senate, Elected, Chairperson. (April 2012 - September 2013).

College

Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium Steering Committee, Penn State Commonwealth College, Elected, Co-Chairperson. (September 2011 - Present).

Penn State York Search Committee, Biology Faculty Search, Appointed, Advisor. (September 2014 - April 2015).
Search for Assistant Professor of Biology.

University

Water Research and Education at Penn State (WREPS), Appointed, Contributor, (August 2018 - Present).

Penn State Undergraduate Research Strategy Committee, Penn State Office for the Vice President of Undergraduate Education, Appointed, Committee Member (June 2018 - present).

Penn State Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Research Award Committee, The Whiting Endowment for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledge, Awards, Selection Committee Member (August 2016 - April 2017).

LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award Committee, The Pennsylvania State University, Chairperson. (August 2015 - April 2016).

Nanjing Faculty Implementation Team, Office of Vice Provost for Penn State Global Programs, Appointed, Committee Member. (August 2012 - August 2014).

Penn State Outreach and Engaged Scholarship Awards Committee, Penn State Office of the Vice President of Outreach, Appointed, Chairperson. (August 2013 - April 2014).

Record of Administrative Support Work (College Representative, Faculty Mentoring, Assessment Activities, etc.)

Campus

P & T Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Elected, Representative. (May 2018 – present).

Search Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Appointed, Member (January 2018 - March 2018).
Search for Biology Lab Research Technologist.

Search Committee, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Appointed, Chairperson. (January 2015 - March 2015).
Search for Biology Lab Research Technologist.

College

University College P & T Discipline Representative, University College, Elected, Representative. (August 2013 - April 2017; August 2018-present).

University

Penn State CHANCE, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Founding Director. (January 2013 – Present).

Indigenous Knowledge: Other Ways of Knowing (journal), Penn State University Libraries, Appointed, Editorial Board Member and Peer Reviewer (January 2016 – Present).

Admissions Applicant Review Committee, Schreyer College, Reviewer. (August 2013 - April 2016).

Penn State Undergraduate Research Exhibition, Penn State Office of Undergraduate Education, Judge. (April 2013 - Present).

Record of Contributions to the University’s Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity and Cultural Diversity

Campus

PSLV Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge Workshop - Algae as BioFuels, Penn State Lehigh Valley/Perkiomen School, Instructor. (July 2016 - Present).

University

Penn State Equity Action Resource Team (EART), Offices of Human Resources, Affirmative Action, and Educational Equity, certified search committee liaison. (December 2017 – Present).

Penn State Commission for Women, Presidents Commissions for Equity, Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity, Appointed, Committee Member. (August 2015 - Present).

Penn State Commission for Women - Awards Committee, Presidents Commissions for Equity, Office of the Vice Provost, Appointed, Committee Member. (August 2015 - April 2016).

Assistance to Student Organizations

Campus

Penn State Lehigh Valley Biology Club, Department of Biology, Faculty Advisor. (August 2013 - May 2015).

Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities

Campus

Penn State Lehigh Valley Open House Speaker/Panelist, Penn State Lehigh Valley Admissions Office, Presenter. (April 2013 - Present).

SERVICE TO SOCIETY AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNIVERSITY (since 2013)

Participation in Community Affairs

Career Café, Strayer Middle School, Invited, Presenter, Quakertown, Pennsylvania. (November 27, 2018).

Laboratory Exercise in Cell Counting and Staining, Stem Outreach Workshop, Penn Ridge High School, Invited, Instructor. Doylestown, Pennsylvania. (October 30, 2018).

Laboratory Exercise in Algae as Biofuels, PSLV Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge, Instructor. Center Valley, Pennsylvania. (July 2016 - Present).

Annual Hawk Mountain Field Day Organizing Committee, Hawk Mountain, Coordinator and Event Organizer. Kempton, Pennsylvania. (September 1, 2013 - Present).

Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Region III, Judge and Appointed Special Awards Judge. Center Valley, Pennsylvania. (January 2006 - Present).

Service to Governmental Agencies at the International, Federal, State, or Local Levels

Panel entitled, Fellow to Fellow: Conversation with JSF at USAID & State, sponsored by National Academies of Science (NAS) as part of the Jefferson Science Fellowship 2020 Interview Week Virtual Orientation.
Invited, Panelist, (December 11, 2019).

Embassy Science Fellows (ESF) Reception, marking the 18th anniversary of the ESF program and highlighting its national and international impact. U.S. Department of State, Harry S, Truman Building, Burns Auditorium, Washington D.C.
Appointed, Event Organizer, (September 19, 2019).

Embassy Science Fellows Program, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs – Office of Science and Technology Cooperation (OES/STC), Washington D.C.
Appointed, Program Manager, Washington D.C. (February 2019 - January 2020).

National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Joint Committee on Research Environments (JCORE), Rigor and Integrity in Research Subcommittee, recognizes that trustworthy research, with findings that are replicable and reproducible, maximizes the return on Federally funded R&D investments. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
U.S. State Department Appointed Member, Washington D.C. (February 2019 - January 2020).

Undergraduate Research at the Capitol - PA (URC-PA), Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus, PA State Representatives and Senators, and PA Independent and Public Colleges and Universities.
Appointed, Chairperson and Penn State University Liaison. (April 2016 – Present).

Undergraduate Research at the Capitol - PA (URC-PA), Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus, PA State Representatives and Senators, and PA Independent and Public Colleges and Universities.
Appointed, Co-Chairperson and Penn State University Liaison. (April 2013 – April 2016).

Service to Public and Private Organizations

CHANCE professional development courses, workshops, and online research modules, Penn State CHANCE, Founding Director. Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley, Pennsylvania. (January 1, 2004 - Present). http://www.chancepsu.org.

WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Advisory Council, DaVinci Science Center, Appointed, Member. Allentown, Pennsylvania. (August 2015 - April 2016).

SERVICE TO THE DISCIPLINES AND TO THE PROFESSION (since 2013)

Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees

NABT Global Perspectives Committee - 4th Annual Poster Session and Workshop: Local to Global - Citizen Science Across Borders, National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Appointed, Executive, Chairperson and Event Organizer. Denver, Colorado. (November 1, 2016 - November 5, 2016).

NABT Faculty Development Committee - 2015 NABT National Professional Development Summit: SENCER - Connecting Biology Teaching to Community and Global Issues, National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), 2 and 4-Year College and University Sections, Elected, Co-Chairperson and Event Organizer. Providence, RI USA. (November 1, 2015 - November 13, 2015).

NABT Global Perspectives Committee - 2015 Annual Poster Session and Workshop: Citizen Science - Teaching Conservation, National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Appointed, Executive, Chairperson and Event Organizer. Providence, Rhode Island. (November 1, 2015 - November 11, 2015).

NABT Faculty Development Committee - 2014 NABT National Professional Development Summit: Bridging the Gap: Implementing Vision and Change, Pennsylvania State University, 2 and 4-Year College and University Sections, Jacqueline Mclaughlin, Elected, Co-Chairperson and Event Organizer. Cleveland, Ohio United States. (November 1, 2014 - November 14, 2014).

NABT Global Perspectives Committee - 2nd Annual Poster Session and Workshop: Promoting Global Sustainability in the Teaching and Learning of Biology, National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Appointed, Executive, Chairperson and Event Organizer. Cleveland, Ohio United States. (November 1, 2014 - November 13, 2014).

Professional Development and Curriculum Committee, Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), Undergraduate Education, BEN, the BiosciEdNet Collaborative, Peer- Reviewer. (January 2013 - December 2016).

NABT Faculty Development Committee - 2013 NABT National Professional Development Summit: Implementing Vision and Change in the Undergraduate Biology Classroom, Pennsylvania State University, 2 and 4-Year College and University Sections, Elected, Co-Chairperson and Event Organizer. Atlanta, Georgia United States. (November 1, 2013 - November 22, 2013).

NABT Global Perspectives Committee - 1st Annual Poster Session and Workshop: Connecting Students to Planet Earth through the Study of Global Biological Knowledge, National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Appointed, Executive, Chairperson and Event Organizer. Atlanta, Georgia United States. (November 1, 2013 - November 21, 2013).

Active Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies (e.g., offices held, committee work, and other responsibilities)

Council on Undergraduate Research Task Force on Internationalization, tasked to organize the 2022 World Congress on Undergraduate Research (WorldCUR; host country to be determined), Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), appointed member.

Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad (journal), The Forum on Education Abroad, Dickinson College, Editorial Board. (January 2019 – Present).

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (the world’s largest pre-college science competition), The Society for Science & the Public, Sigma Xi Special Judge. (May 13-18, 2018).

American Biology Teacher (journal), National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Peer-Reviewer. (January 2006 – Present).

Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad (journal), The Forum on Education Abroad, Dickinson College, Peer-Reviewer. (January 2012 – Present).

Education Committee, Student Affairs Section, Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), Appointed, Chair. (July 2015 – July 2017).

Innovation in Environmental Biology Education National Science Foundation (NSF) Incubator, Ecological Society of America (ESA) and the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), Appointed, Participant. Linthicum, Maryland United States. (October 17, 2016 - October 19, 2016).

Conservation Asia Organizing Committee, Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), Asian Section, Singapore. Member. (January 2015 – July 2016).

Conservation (journal), Society for Conservation Biology, Peer-Reviewer. (January 2012 – December 2014).

Science in the Classroom online resources (annotated research papers and accompanying research materials), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Peer-Reviewer. (January 2012- December 2014). A

Voluntary Consultation and/or Advising

Mentorship of 4-Year College Faculty Member, Penn State Hazelton, Faculty Mentor. Hazelton, Pennsylvania United States. (August 2018 - Present).
Mentee: Megan Schall, Ph.D. and Eshani Lee, Ph.D.

Mentorship of 4-Year College Faculty Member, DeSales University, Faculty Mentor. Center Valley, Pennsylvania United States. (January 2015 - Present).
Mentee: Joshua Slee Ph.D.

Mentorship of 4-Year College Faculty Member, DeSales University, Faculty Mentor. Center Valley, Pennsylvania United States. (January 2015 - December 2016).
Mentee: Lara Goudsouzian, Ph.D.

Mentorship of 4-Year College Faculty Member, Citrus College, Faculty Mentor. Pasadena, California, United States. (November 2014 - December 2016).
Mentee: Christine Goedhart




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