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Roxanne Hughes

Contact Information

Director, Center for Integrating Research and Learning

Director's Office, Center for Integrating Research & Learning

Roxanne  Hughes


Phone: (850) 645-8179

Address: 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr., Tallahassee FL 32310-3706

Building: NHMFL FSU

Educational Background

2010, Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
2002, M.A., Secondary Education, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA
1999, B.A., Biology, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA

Research Interests

Science identity; science teaching; mentoring in STEM; informal STEM education.

Professional Experience

April 2012 - Present: Director, Center for Integrating Research and Learning, NHMFL
November 2010-April 2012: Post Doctorate Associate, Center for Integrating Research and Learning, NHMFL
January 2011-May 2012: Adjunct Instructor, Florida State University, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Graduate Courses Taught: Qualitative Methods, Advanced Qualitative Methods, Introduction to Education Policy
August 2008-October 2010: Graduate Researcher, Center for Integrating Research and Learning, NHMFL
August 2005-July 2008: Graduate Researcher, College of Education, FSU
August 2000-July 2005: High School Science Teacher, Bishop Eustace Preparatory School, New Jersey

Awards, Honors, and Service

Research Worth Reading Award (2023)
Research on Women and Education Selma Greenberg Outstanding Dissertation Award (2013)
Recognition of Merit (Top 5 Finalist) for the PDK International Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (2012)
Florida Educational Research Association Distinguished Paper Award for paper titled: What are the Factors Affecting Women’s Persistence in STEM? (2010)
Myra Sadker Dissertation Award (2010)