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Paulette Vincent-Ruz

Post-Doc, Dr. Schunn

School of Education

Learning Sciences and Policy

Faculty Advisor: Christian Schunn

Witherspoon, E. B., Vincent-Ruz, P., & Schunn, C. D. (2019). When making the grade isn’t enough: The gendered nature of premed science course attrition. Educational Researcher.

Cannady, M.A., Vincent-Ruz, P., Chung, J.M., & Schunn, C.D. (2019). Scientific sensemaking supports science content learning across disciplines and instructional contexts. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 59, 1-15.

Vincent-Ruz, P., & Schunn, C. (2019). Identity Complexes and Science Identity in Early Secondary: Mono-topical or in Combination with Other Topical Identities. Research in Science Education.

Vincent-Ruz, P. & Schunn, C. D. (2018). The nature of science identity and its role as the driver of student choices. International Journal of STEM Education, 5(48), 1-12.

Vincent-Ruz, P., Binning, K., Schunn, C. D., & Grabowski, J. (2017). The effect of math SAT on women's chemistry competency beliefs. The Royal Society of Chemistry: Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 19, 342-351.

Vincent-Ruz, P. & Schunn, C. D. (2017). The increasingly important role of science competency beliefs for science learning in girls. Journal of Research in Science Teaching.

Kudos to Paulette Vincent-Ruz who has been named a Future Leader by the CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) division of the American Chemical Society. An elite group of Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world to blaze a trail toward scientific leadership.

May 20, 2019


Paulette Vincent Ruz, Eben Witherspoon, and Chris Schunn's paper, "When Making the Grade Isn’t Enough: The Gendered Nature of Pre-med Science Course Attrition" is mentioned in the May 2 Chronicle of Higher Ed online article, " How a Math Class Sparked Students’ Engagement in Their Community" under the heading "Why Women Leave Pre-med."

May 2, 2019


Research by Paulette Vincent-Ruz is featured in Chemical and Engineering News in the article, "The Secret Silos of #ChemTwitter."

April 29, 2019


Paulette Vincent Ruz and Eben Witherspoon were interviewed for an April 16 Inside Higher Education article "Women Leaving Premed Track More than Men."

Aprill 16, 2019


Research conducted by LRDC graduate student Paulette Vincent-Ruz and faculty advisor Chris Schunn is featured on an infographic on the Wiley International Women's Day website. Their research on gender differences in STEM fields is highlighted under "Affirm her competency,” taken from the original article "The Increasingly Important Role of Science Competency Beliefs for Science Learning in Girls.”

March 13, 2018