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Bianca Bernstein

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Biography

Bianca L. Bernstein is a professor of counseling and counseling psychology in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State University. Professor Bernstein is Principal Investigator (PI) of the CareerWISE research program, supported by the National Science Foundation since 2006. Her more than 200 publications and presentations and greater than $4.4 M in external support have focused on the application of psychological science to the career advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in the sciences and engineering and the development of effective learning environments for graduate education. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and has won a number of awards for her work on equity and inclusiveness. 

Education
  • Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of California-Santa Barbara 1975
  • M.Ed. Counseling, University of California--Santa Barbara 1972    
  • B.A. Psychology, Phi Beta Kappa, University of California-Berkeley 1970    
Publications
  • Dawson, A. E., Bernstein, B. L., Bekki, J. M., & Wilkins, K. G. Teaching interpersonal communications skills: Comparing the fidelity of online simulations.  Prevention and Health Promotion: Research, Social Action, Practice and Training (2016).

  • Bernstein, B. L., Bekki, J. M., Wilkins, K. G., & Harrison, C. J. Analysis of instructional support elements for an online, educational simulation on active listening for women graduate students in science and engineering. Journal of Computing in Higher Education (2016).

  • Wilkins, K. G., Bernstein, B. L., & Bekki, J. M. Measuring communication skills: Development of the STEM – Interpersonal Communication Skills Assessment Battery (STEM – ICSAB).  Journal of Engineering Education, (2015).

  • Dawson, A.E., Bernstein, B.L., & Bekki, J.M. (2015). Providing the psychosocial benefits of mentoring to women in STEM: CareerWISE as an online solution. New Directions in Higher Education, (2015).

  • Prime, D. R., Bernstein, B. L., Wilkins, K. G., & Bekki, J. M.  Measuring the advising alliance for female graduate students in science and engineering:  An emerging structure.  Journal of Career Assessment (2015).

  • Dawson, A. E., Bernstein, B. L., Wilkins, K. M., & Bekki, J. M. Honing interpersonal communication skills for difficult situations: Evidence for the effectiveness of an online instructional resource.  Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education (2015).

  • Bekki, J. M., Bernstein, B.L., Fabert, N. S., Gildar, N. J., & Way, A. Efficacy of an online resource for teaching interpersonal problem-solving skills to women graduate students in engineering.  Advances in Engineering Education (2014).

  • Bernstein, B. L., Evans, B., Fyffe, J., Halai, N., Hall, F. L., Jensen, H. S., Marsh, H., & Ortega, S. The continuing evolution of the research doctorate. Globalization and Its Impacts on the Quality of PhD Education: Forces and Forms in Doctoral Education Worldwide (2014).  * Book received American Educational Research Association (AERA) Special Interest Group (SIG) 168 2015 Outstanding Publication Award

  • Azarnoush, B., Bekki, J. M., Runger, G. C., Bernstein, B. L., & Atkinson, R. K. Toward a framework for learner segmentation. Journal of Educational Data Mining (2013).
  • Bekki, J. M., Smith, M. L., Bernstein, B. L., & Harrison, C. J. Effects of an Online Personal Resilience Training Program for Women in STEM Doctoral Programs. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering (2013).
  • Hildebrand, E., Bekki, J. M., Bernstein, B. L., & Harrison, C. J. Online learning environment design: A heuristic evaluation. Computers in Education (2013).
  • Azarnoush, B., Runger, G., Bekki, J. M., Bernstein, B. L, & Atkinson, R.K. An Associative Based Approach to Analyzing an Online Learning Environment. American Society for Engineering Education (2013).
  • Prime, D., Bernstein, B. L, Way, A., Hita, L. C., Liddell, T. M., Sarma, A. R., Bekki, J. M. Development of an internet-delivered communication curriculum for graduate women in STEM. American Society for Engineering Education (2013).
  • Wilkins, K. G., Bernstein, B. L., Bekki, J. M., Harrison, C. J., & Atkinson, R. K. Development of the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics–Active Listening Skills Assessment (STEM-ALSA). Frontiers in Education (2012).
  • Bernstein, B. L. Managing barriers and building supports in science and engineering doctoral programs: Conceptual underpinnings for a new online training program for women. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering (2011).
  • Fabert, N., Cabay, M., Rivers, M., Smith, M.L., & Bernstein, Bianca L. (June, 2011). Exaggerating the typical and stereotyping the differences: Isolation experienced by women in STEM doctoral programs. American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (2011).
  • Bernstein, B. L., Jacobson, R., & Russo, N. F.  Mentoring woman in context: Focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. A handbook for women mentors: Transcending barriers of stereotype, race, and ethnicity (2010).

  • Murguia, E., Kube, E., Bekki, J., & Bernstein, B. L. CareerWISE: An interdisciplinary experience for graduate students. American Society for Engineering Education (2010).
  • Rohlfing, J., Kube, E., Yabko, B., Murguia, E., Bekki, J., & Bernstein, B. L. Improving STEM doctoral students’ relationships with their advisors: Web-based training in interpersonal problem-solving. American Society for Engineering Education (2009).
  • Bernstein, B. L, Russo, N. F. Explaining too few women in STEM careers: A psychosocial perspective. The psychology of women at work: Challenges and solutions for our female workforce (2008).
  • Bekki, J. M., Bernstein, B. L., Ellison, K., Sridharan, A., Hita, L., & Spadola, Q.. Work in Progress: Using case studies to increase the retention of female doctoral students in STEM fields. ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education (2008).
  • Bernstein, B. L, Russo, N. F.. Career paths and family in the academy: Progress and challenges. Work, life, and family Imbalance: How to level the playing field (2007).
  • Anderson-Rowland, M.R., Bernstein, B.L. Russo, N.F. Encouragers and discouragers for domestic and international women in doctoral programs in engineering and computer science. American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (2007). 

  • Anderson-Rowland, M., Bernstein, B. L., Russo, N. F. (2007).  The doctoral program experience in engineering and computer science:  Is it the same for women and men?  Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN) (2007). 

  • Bernstein, B. L. Crossing boundaries in graduate education. Council of Graduate Schools Communicator (2004).

  • Bernstein, B. L. On organizing and leading a graduate college: some lessons learned. Ethical challenges for graduate education.  (2001).
  • Chen, E., Bernstein, B. L. Relations of complementarity and supervisory issues to supervisory working alliance: a comparative analysis of two cases. Journal of Counseling Psychology (2000).

Please see cv for more.

Research Activity
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 635Professional Development
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 635Professional Development
CPY 790Reading and Conference
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 674Counseling Women
CPY 678Supervision Theory
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 692Research
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 527Prevention and Consultation
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 660Prevention and Consultation
CPY 692Research
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 674Counseling Women
CPY 678Supervision Theory
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 692Research
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CPY 599Thesis
CED 599Thesis
CPY 678Supervision Theory
CPY 792Research
CPY 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CED 599Thesis
CPY 599Thesis
CPY 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Bernstein, B. L., Wilkins, K. M., & Anderson, M. Stand up and stand out:  Positive self-presentation strategies for career success.  American Association for the Advancement of Science (February, 2016).
  • Prime, D. R., Bernstein, B. L., Wilkins, K. G., & Bekki, J. M).  A model of barriers to persistence for women in STEM programs and careers.  American Psychological Association (August, 2015).
  • Wilkins, K. G., Bernstein, B. L., Bekki, J. M., & Prime, D. R. Women communicating in STEM:  Effectiveness of online training via text and interactive simulations.  American Psychological Association (August, 2015). 
  • Dawson, A. E., Bernstein, B. L., Bekki, J. M., & Wilkins, K. G. Teaching interpersonal communications skills: Comparing the fidelity of online simulations.  American Psychological Association (August, 2015). 
  • Dawson, A. E., Bernstein, B. L., Wilkins, K. M., & Bekki, J. M. Honing interpersonal communication skills for difficult situations: Evidence for the effectiveness of an online instructional resource.  American Society for Engineering Education (June, 2015).  
  • Dawson, A. E., & Bernstein, B. L. Graduate persistence and psychosocial mentoring for women in STEM: An online approach for addressing the need.  Association for the Study of Higher Education (November, 2014). 
  • Prime, D. R., Bernstein, B. L., Wilkins, K. G., Bekki, J. M., & Dawson, A. An examination of the impact of barriers for at-risk doctoral women in science and engineering.  American Psychological Association (August, 2014). 
  • Dawson, A. E., & Bernstein, B. L. Predicting undergraduates’ intent to persist in STEM: Self-efficacy, role salience, and anticipated work-family conflict.  American Psychological Association (August, 2014). 
  • Dawson, A. E., Bernstein, B. L., Harrison, C. J., Bekki, J. M., & Prime, D. R. Mentors for Women in STEM:  Documenting and filling the void.  American Psychological Association (August, 2013). 
  • Prime, D. R., Bernstein, B. L. , Wilkins, K. G., & Bekki, J. M. Measuring the advising relationship for female graduate students in science and engineering: An emerging structure.  American Psychological Association (August, 2013). 
  • Wilkins, K. G., Bernstein, B.L., Bekki, J. M., & Prime, D. Measuring Communication Skills: Development of the STEM - Interpersonal Communication Skills Assessment Battery (STEM-ICSAB). American Psychological Association (August, 2013). 
  • Cadénas, G., & Bernstein, B. L Advocacy and academic outcomes in documented and undocumented college students.  American Psychological Association.  (August, 2013). 
  • Smith, M. L., Rivers, M., Cabay, M., Fabert, N., & Bernstein, B. L. Leaky pipelines, chilly climates, and balancing acts: What happens to women in STEM doctoral programs. American Educational Research Association (April, 2013).  
  • Wilkins, K. G., Bekki, J. M., Harrison, C. J., & Atkinson, R. K.   Development of the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics – Active Listening Skills Assessment (STEM-ALSA). ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education (October, 2012).
  • B. Azarnoush, Bekki, J., Runger, G.C., Bernstein, B., Atkinson, R.A. Towards the personalization of an online learning environment. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 2012 Annual Meeting (Oct 2012).
  • Wilkins, K.*, Bernstein, Bianca L., Bekki, J.M., Atkinson, R. A., & Harrison, C. Development of the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics - Active Listening Skills Assessment (STEM-ALSA). IEEE/Frontiers in Engineering (FIE) Annual Meeting (Oct 2012).
  • Bernstein, Bianca L., Fabert, N.*, & Wilkins, K.A.*. Boosting, boasting, and banning bashing: Self-promotion techniques for women. American Association for the Advancement of Science (Feb 2012).
  • Fabert, N.*, Cabay, M., Rivers, M.*, Smith, M.L., & Bernstein, Bianca L. Exaggerating the typical and stereotyping the differences: Isolation experienced by women in STEM doctoral programs. American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (Jun 2011).
  • Bernstein, B.L., Fabert, N.*, & Hita, L.*. Keeping your batteries charged in graduate school: Staying motivated and productive. American Association for the Advancement of Science (Feb 2011).
  • Bernstein, Bianca L. Webinar: Building your personal resilience in chilly climates: A preview of the new CareerWISE resource. National Academy of Engineering, Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education (Oct 2008).
  • Bernstein, Bianca L., Ellison, K., Russo, N. F., & Dean, D. I Can Do This: Building Personal Resilience to Get Where You Want to Go. American Association for the Advancement of Science (Feb 2008).
  • Bernstein, Bianca, Anderson-Rowland, M, Dixon-Lyding, S. Encouragers and Discouragers for Domestic and International Women in Doctoral Programs in Engineering and Computer Science. American Society for Engineering Education (Jun 2007).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. U.S. representative to international conference on Forms and Forces in Doctoral Study. Center for International Research on Graduate Education (CIRGE), Seattle, WA (Sep 2005).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. NSF Opportunities for Fellowships and Traineeships for Bridges to the Doctorate students. Human Resources Development Joint Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C (Apr 2005).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Emerging Hypotheses from Converging Observations: Early Careers of Faculty. Presentation to Board on Higher Education and the Workforce, National Research Council, Washington, DC (Jul 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Fostering Graduate Education with NSF Support. HBCU Council of Engineering Deans, Arlington, VA (May 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Funding Issues: The Federal Perspective. Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD (Apr 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Graduate Education at the National Science Foundation: Opportunities and New Directions. Forum on Graduate Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Apr 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Integrating Education and Research: Funding Opportunities at the National Science Foundation. Annual meeting of the American Association of Anatomists, Wash., D.C (Apr 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Opportunities for Graduate Students through the National Science Foundation and the Division of Graduate Education. Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) for Human Resources Development (Mar 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Crossing Boundaries in Graduate Education. Presidential Address, Western Association of Graduate Schools (Mar 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Funding Excellence and Innovation and Broadening Participation in STEM. University of Maryland-Baltimore County (Jan 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Funding for Graduate Education and Research at the National Science Foundation. Invitation by University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University (Jan 2004).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Planning for Interdisciplinary Graduate Traineeships. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Institutes of Health (Dec 2003).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Graduate Student Funding: Sources, Stipends, and Trends. Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)  (Dec 2003).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. National Funding Opportunities for Graduate Studies. Presentation at the Society of Mexican American Engineers & Scientists (MAES) Symposium and Career Fair  (Nov 2003).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Graduate Education at the Crossroads. National Association of State Universities & Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC)  (Nov 2003).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Opportunities and Challenges in Graduate Education. Graduate Education Regional Leaders Meeting, (East Coast University administrators and IGERT directors hosted by New York University) (Oct 2003).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Broadening Participation in STEM Careers: A View from NSF on Opportunities and Challenges. Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU), University of Illinois-Urbana-Champagne (Sep 2003).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Multi-IGERTS, a tale of critical mass. Presentation to the National Science Foundation, meeting of IGERT principal investigators. Washington, D.C (Feb 2003).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Lessons in leadership. Aventis Pharmaceuticals leadership seminar. Scottsdale, Arizona (Oct 2002).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Perspectives on academic program review. Consultant/presentation to Graduate School, Purdue University (Oct 2002).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Innovations in Preparing Future Faculty. Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences (Nov 2001).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Governance and organization of graduate education. 57th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) (Apr 2001).
  • Bernstein, Bianca, Liotta, Charles, Pell, Eva. Developing partnerships to achieve the goals of the graduate school. Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) 40th Anniversary Meeting (Dec 2000).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Innovations in Preparing Future Faculty. Maricopa Community College District, Faculty Recruitment Commission (Oct 2000).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Governance and organization of graduate education. Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) Summer Workshop (Jul 2000).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. The Way Some Women Perceive the (Work) World. Arizona State University Facilities Management Department (Apr 2000).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. The Promotion and Tenure Process. Arizona State University Faculty Women's Association.  (Mar 2000).
  • Bernstein, Bianca. Multiple presentations. National Science Board, Committee on Education and Human Resources
Honors / Awards

Distinguished Leader for Women in Psychology, named by the Committee on Women in Psychology of the American Psychological Association, 2016.

Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 35 Society for the Psychology of Women, 2016.

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), elected in 2014.

Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 17 Society of Counseling Psychology, elected in 2015.

Woman of the Year Award, American Psychological Association, Division 17 Section for the Advancement of Women (SAW), 2014.

Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, Faculty Women’s Association, ASU, 2014.

Governor’s Spirit of Excellence Award, Governor Jane Hull, State of Arizona, Graduate Admissions Reengineering Project Executive Team, December 2000.

President’s Award for Team Excellence, ASU, Graduate Admissions Reengineering Project Executive Team, March 2000

President’s Award for Team Excellence, ASU, Graduate Admissions Reengineering Process Coordination Team, March 1999.

President’s Award for Innovation, ASU, Graduate Admissions Reengineering Project, 1999.

Governor’s Award for Excellence, Governor Jane Hull, State of Arizona, Graduate Admissions Reengineering Process Coordination Team, November 1998.

Black Caucus Award for Contributions to Diversity, ASU, 1998.

President’s Award for Innovation to the ASU Services Learning Project Team for efforts to assist low-income children and families in partnerships with ASU and the community, 1997.

Achievement in Gender Equity Award, Faculty Women’s Association, for performance and contributions to the academic community demonstrating progress and promoting equity for women and diversity at ASU, 1996.

Professional Associations

American Psychological Association  (APA)

Div. 17 – Society for Counseling Psychology (SCP) [fellow]

Div.  8 --  Personality and Social Psychology

Div. 35 -- Psychology of Women  [fellow]

Div. 29 -- Psychotherapy

American Psychological Society (APS)

American Educational Research Association  (AERA)

Div. E - Counseling and Human Development

Div.  J – Postsecondary Education

Div. I – Education in the Professions

SIG—Doctoral Education Across the Disciplines

SIG—Role and Status of Women in Education

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) [fellow]

       Psychology

       Education

American Counseling Association  (ACA)

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

 Women in Engineering Education (WIED)

  Educational Research and Methods (ERM)

Association for the Study of Higher Education  (ASHE)

Work History

FACULTY POSITIONS

Professor, Counseling/Counseling Psychology                Arizona State University, 1987 - present                                                 

Professor, Counseling                                                      Wayne State University, 1984 - 1987

Associate Professor, Counseling                                      Wayne State University, 1979 – 1984

Assistant Professor, Counseling                                       Wayne State University, 1977 – 1979

Assistant Professor, Counseling & Psychology                Western Oregon State University, 1975 – 1977

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Director, Division of Graduate Education                 National Science Foundation (IGA)  July 2003 to October 2005

Dean, Graduate College                                          Arizona State University (ASU)        April 1995 to June 2003

Univ. Accreditation, Program Review Officer           Arizona State University (ASU)        April 1995 to June 2003

Interim Asso. Dean for Grad Programs, Research  Arizona State University  CoE          January 1992 to July 1992

Project Manager, America 2000                               Arizona State University CoE           October 1991 to February 1992

Associate Dean for Academic Programs, COE        Arizona State University CoE          July 1988 to August 1989

Associate Dean for Grad Programs & Research      Arizona State University CoE          July 1987 to June 1988

Associate Dean for Grad Programs & Research      Wayne State University CoE            March 1986 to July 1987

Division Head, Admin & Org Studies                        Wayne State University CoE            January 1987 to July 1987

Division Head, Theoretical & Behavioral Found.      Wayne State University CoE            March 1986 to July 1987

Program Coordinator, Counselor Education             Wayne State University                    1983 to 1986

Special Assistant to the Dean of Faculty                  Western Oregon State Univ.             1976 to 1977

Director, Mentally Gifted Minors Program                 Santa Barbara Public Schools          1972 to 1973

Service
  • National Science Foundation, Member, Committee of Visitors, Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Program  (2013)
  • National Science Foundation, Chair, Committee of Visitors, Gender in Science and Engineering Program  (2012)  
  • Counseling Psychology Doctoral Admissions Committee, Member (2011 - 2012)
  • Task Force on International Quality Assurance, American Psychological Association, Member (2007 - Present)
  • American Women in Science (AWS) conference, Smith College, MA, Participant (2005 - Present)
  • National Forum on Graduate Education, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Participant (2003)
  • National Science Foundation, panel chair, panelist, ad hoc reviewer (2007 - 2015)
  • Charter 100, Member (1996 - 2017)
  • Counseling & Counseling Psychology faculty search committees (2), Chair,  (2015 - 2017)
  • Counseling & Counseling Psychology faculty search committees (3), Member (2011 - 2017)
  • Counseling Psychology Doctoral Admissions Committee, Chair (2012 - 2015)  
  • Counseling Psychology Doctoral Admissions Committee, Member (2011 - 2012) 
  • ASU Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning (ISTL), Advisory Committee Member (2014 - 2015)
  • American Educational Research Association, Division E and three SIG's, Program Review Committees (2006 - 2015)
  • Ford Foundation/National Academy of Sciences Diversity Fellowship Panel, Member (2010 - 2010)
  • American Psychological Association, Society of Counseling Psychology, Program Review Committee (2006 - 2009)
  • Doctoral Admissions Committee, Counseling Psychology Program, Chair (2006 - 2009)
  • International workgroup (14 countries represented) on What is a Doctoral Degree, chair (2005 - 2011)
  • International workgroup (9 countries represented) on Diversity in Graduate Education, co-chair (2008 - 2012)
  • Western Association of Graduate Schools, Immediate Past-President (2004 - 2005)
  • Western Association of Graduate Schools, 2003-2004, President, (elected) (2003 - 2004)
  • Annual meeting of NATO National Fellowship Administrators, Prague, Czech Republic, U.S. representative (2004 - 2004)
  • Annual meeting of the Western Association of Graduate Schools, Phoenix, AZ, Chaired and hosted (2004 - 2004)
  • Special meeting of the NATO Science Fellowship Administrators, Brussels, Belgium, U.S. representative (2004 - 2004)
  • NATO National Fellowship Administrator's Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, U.S. representative (2003 - 2003)
  • Arizona State University, University Accreditation and Program Review Officer (1995 - 2003)
  • Graduate College, Arizona State University, Dean (1995 - 2003)
  • Carnegie Foundation. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, Visiting Scholar (2002 - 2002)
  • Western Association of Graduate Schools, 2000-2001, Member, Executive Committee (elected) (2000 - 2001)
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), Member, Executive Committee(elected) (1999 - 2000)
  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), Member, Board of Directors(elected) (1998 - 2000)
  • Council on Research Policy and Graduate Education (CRPGE), National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC), (Elected), Member, Board of Directors (1997 - 2000)
  • Executive Leaders Forum, ASU Corporate Leaders Program. Tempe, Arizona, Speaker (2000 - 2000)
  • Graduate Teacher Program, University of Colorado, Boulder. Boulder, Colorado, External Reviewer (2000 - 2000)
  • Institutionalizing a Preparing Future Faculty program. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Consultant (2000 - 2000)
  • Strategic Planning Retreat on Development and Assessment of Doctoral Programs. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Graduate College, Consultant (2000 - 2000)