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Kimberly Scott

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SUM/WTR Faculty Research
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
SUM/WTR Faculty Research
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography

Dr. Kimberly A. Scott is an Associate Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Department at Arizona State University (ASU) and Founder/Executive Director of ASU’s Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (CGEST) (sst.clas.asu.edu/cgest). Founded by Scott, the center is a one-of-a-kind research unit focused on exploring, identifying, and creating innovative scholarship about under-represented girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Center projects include the National Science Foundation- funded COMPUGIRLS (compugirls.org); Gates-funded project on African American Families and Technology Use; and NSF-funded Culturally Responsive Co-Robotics Program. Scott is also an Affiliate Faculty in George Mason University’s Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity located in Fairfax, Virginia.

Publications
  • Scott, K.A. Lessons learned: Research within an urban, African American district. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (2012).
  • Scott, K.A. State of Black Arizona: Volume III. (2012).
  • Scott, K.A. State of Black Arizona Volume II. (2011).
  • Scott, Kimberly A. & Blanchett, W.J. Research in urban educational settings. (2011).
  • Scott, K.A. & Solyom, J. Teaching urban education versus conducting research in urban schools. Research in urban educational settings: Lessons learned and implications for future practice (2011).
  • Scott, K.A., Clark, K., Hayes, E., Mruczek, C., Sheridan, K. Culturally relevant computing programs: Two examples to inform teacher professional development. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (2010).
  • Scott, K.A. The new digital divide: Where are our girls?. LeadCast Blog, http://www.niusileadscape.org/bl/?p=404 (2009).
  • Scott, K.A., Aist, G., Hood, D. COMPUGIRLS: Designing a culturally relevant technology program. Educational Technology (2009).
  • Kimberly Scott, V Mumford. Critical thoughts: Reexamining teacher training, cultural awareness, and school reform. Multicultural Perspectives (2007).
  • . . Review of: Understanding children's transition from preschool to elementary school (2007).
  • Scott, Kimberly A (Author) ,Boocock, S S (Author) . Sociology. Scholarly resources in children and childhood studies: A research guide and annotated bibliography (2007).
  • Welch, O (Author) ,Patterson, F E (Author) ,Scott, Kimberly A (Author) . Gender equity for African Americans. Handbook for achieving gender equity through education (2007).
  • Kimberly Scott. African-American girls' virtual selves. Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education Journal (2005).
  • Boocock, S, Scott, Kimberly A. Kids in context: A sociological study of children and childhoods. (2005).
  • Kimberly Scott. African-American-White girls' friendships. Feminism and Psychology (2004).
  • Scott, Kimberly. The benefits of sameness. Newsday (2004).
  • J Trubek, J Singer, J Carter, Kimberly Scott, R McLean, A Singer, P Sierra, H Kling. Dialogue: Does a teacher (educational researcher, counselor or other professional)'s race, gender, class ethnicity and ideology belong in the classroom?. Race, Gender & Class (2003).
  • Kimberly Scott. A case study: African-American girls and their families. State of Black America (2003).
  • Kimberly Scott. In girl, out girl, and always Black: African-American girls' friendships. Sociological Studies of Children and Youth (2003).
  • Kimberly Scott. My students think I'm Indian: The presentation of an African-American self to preservice teachers. Race, Ethnicity and Education (2003).
  • J Richardson, Kimberly Scott. Rap music and its violent progeny: America's culture of violence in context. Journal of Negro Education (2002).
  • Kimberly Scott. You want to be a girl and not my friend: African-American girls' play with and without boys. Childhood: An International Journal of Child Research (2002).
  • Kimberly Scott, A Pinto. Revolutionizing multicultural education staff development: Factor structure of a teacher survey. Equity and Excellence in Education (2001).
  • Kimberly Scott. The importance of studying first-grade African-American girls' play patterns. Hofstra Horizons, Hempstead, NY: Hofstra University (2000).
  • . . Review of: Race, culture, and schooling: Identities of achievement in multicultural urban schools (0).
Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 590Reading and Conference
SST 591Seminar
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
EDA 792Research
EPA 792Research
DCI 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
EPA 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 340Gender, Science & Technology
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
WST 690Reading and Conference
DCI 784Internship
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
EDA 792Research
EPA 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 690Reading and Conference
EDA 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EPA 792Research
DCI 792Research
EDA 792Research
EPA 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 380Race, Gender, and Class
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 690Reading and Conference
DCI 784Internship
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
EPA 792Research
EDA 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EDA 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 602Mapping Intersections Gender
EPA 792Research
EDA 792Research
DCI 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
EPA 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 499Individualized Instruction
SST 591Seminar
WST 690Reading and Conference
DCI 784Internship
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
EDA 792Research
EPA 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
EDA 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EDA 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
SST 691Seminar
WST 691Seminar
DCI 792Research
EPA 792Research
EDA 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
EPA 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
EPA 792Research
EDA 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
SST 691Seminar
SST 780Practicum
SST 784Internship
EDA 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
EPA 792Research
EDA 792Research
DCI 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
Summer 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
SPF 599Thesis
DCI 784Internship
EDA 792Research
EDA 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Scott, K.A., White, M., Gomez, K., & Daily, S. Developing students’ disciplinary historical thinking: the role of textual and instructional resources. ICLS Conference (Jun 2012).
  • Lee, J. E., Husman, J., & Scott, K.A. COMPUGIRLS: Stepping stone to the future STEM Pathway. Southwest Consortium for Innovative Psychology in Education (Nov 2011).
  • Scott, K.A., Husman, J., Lee, J. Motivation and culturally responsive technology for COMPUGIRLS. NSF-Itest Youth Motivation Convening (Sep 2011).
  • Clark, K. & Scott, K.A. Sustaining a research agenda for education, technology, media, and students of color. Professional development course at American Educational Research Association (Apr 2011).
  • Scott, K.A. What is COMPUGIRLS?. American Educational Research Association (Apr 2011).
  • Lee, J. E., Husman, J., Maez, C., & Scott, K. The Outcome Space of the Open-ended Possible Selves Questionnaire of Female Adolescents in Poverty. American Educational Research Association (Apr 2011).
  • Scott, K.A. All the women are MACs, all the PCs are men, and the rest of us are Linux: Gender equity. Computer Science Teachers Association, Google Headquarters (Jul 2010).
  • Scott, K.A. COMPUGIRLS: A culturally relevant program. National Center for Women and Information Technology (May 2010).
  • Scott, K.A. Intersectionality, digital equity and cyberfeminism. UCLA Critical Race Studies Symposium (Mar 2010).
  • Scott, K.A. & White, M. COMPUGIRLS: One-year of evaluation. National Science Foundation ITEST Summit (Feb 2010).
  • Scott, K.A. & Torrecillas, R. COMPUGIRLS. North Pole High School & Tanana Middle School (Sep 2009).
  • Scott, K.A. Cyberfeminism as work in progress. Research Colloquium at University of Alaska Fairbanks’ College of Education (Sep 2009).
  • Scott, K.A. Building and sustaining healthy, respectful, equitable communities: What can we learn from each other?. Community Forum at J.P. Jones Community Development Center (Sep 2009).
  • Scott, K.A., Cammarotta, J., Tyler, K., Hernandez, N. Theoretical frameworks on race, ethnicity, class, and gender. American Educational Research Association (Apr 2009).
  • Scott, K.A. Interrelación como un instrumento analítico para el estudio de ninos pequenos. 8º Encuentro Internacional de Educación Inicial y Preescolar (Oct 2008).
  • Scott, K.A. Chevalier, G., & Torrecillas, R. COMPUGIRLS’ experience with SCRATCH. SCRATCH @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Jul 2008).
  • Scott, K.A., Anderson, L., Zhang, X., Torrecillas, R., Chevalier, G., & Tyler, K. COMPUGIRLS: Technology program for girls. Microcomputers in Education Conference (Mar 2008).
  • Scott, K.A. An African American woman studying African American girls. American Educational Research Association (Mar 2008).
  • Scott, K.A. Teaching urban education versus conducting research in urban schools. American Educational Research Association (Mar 2008).
  • Scott, K.A. Researching AZ Black students. AZ Public Service Co (Jan 2008).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Gender inequality. Pace University, Pleasantville, NY (Apr 2005).
  • Scott, Kimberly. The impact of hip-hop on the global images for girls of African descent. International Congress of Comparative Education Society, Havana, Cuba (Oct 2004).
  • Scott, Kimberly, Fisher, M. African-American girls' virtual selves in a state-operated school district. American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA (Apr 2004).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Historical overview: Brown versus Board of Education. Miseducation of Children of African and Hispanic Heritage Conference, North Babylon, NY (Apr 2004).
  • Scott, Kimberly. It's all who you know: African-American parents' perceptions of their daughters' success. National Urban League Press Conference: State of Black America, Washington, D.C (Jul 2003).
  • Scott, Kimberly. The girls, my work, and becoming a Girl Scout Leader. Facing History and Ourselves, New York, NY (Apr 2003).
  • Scott, Kimberly, Avolin, C, McVea, N. Forty-minutes and counting: Ethnographic research in a State operated urban school district. Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA (Feb 2003).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Getting through: African-American girls' perceptions of a State operated district. Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA (Feb 2003).
  • Scott, Kimberly. My friend Is Black: The problems with interracial/interethnic associations in teacher education. American Educational Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA (Nov 2002).
  • Scott, Kimberly. She's like an animal: Teachers' perceptions of African-American girls' academic success versus the girls' playground lives. American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA (Apr 2002).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Success in a diverse society. Uniondale High School, Uniondale, NY (Apr 2002).
  • Scott, Kimberly. The future of multicultural education: A response to Carl Grant. American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA (Apr 2002).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Whitehood and white hoods in teacher education programs. American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA (Apr 2002).
  • Neisler, O, Mason, J, Blanchett, W, Scott, Kimberly, Carter, J. Development of a diverse faculty: Realities of Holmes Scholars. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, New York, New York (Feb 2002).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Her name is lunch lady and his is custodian: Lunch aides and custodians in three elementary schools. American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C (Nov 2001).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Inclusive education and African-American girls: The implications. Teachers College-Columbia, Inclusive Education Seminar, New York, NY (Mar 2001).
  • Scott, Kimberly. My students think I'm Indian: The presentation of an African-American self. American Education Studies Association, Vancouver, Canada (Nov 2000).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Selfhood developed: Verbal and nonverbal expressiveness in first-grade African-American girls' play. American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C (Aug 2000).
  • Scott, Kimberly. You want to be a girl and not my friend. American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C (Aug 2000).
  • Scott, Kimberly. Teachers, custodians, and convenient heroes: Custodians in three elementary schools. New York State Foundations of Education Association, New Paltz, New York (Apr 2000).
  • Koch, J, Mandel, L, Scott, Kimberly, Shakeshaft, C. What is the blueprint for gender equity?. Invited keynote panelist at Long Island Fund for Women and Girls, Stonybrook, NY (Mar 2000).
  • Scott, Kimberly. African-American girls' gender play. Princeton University's Seminar on History and Sociology of Childhood, Princeton, NJ (Mar 2000).
  • Scott, Kimberly. What your advisor may have never told you: Points for people of color to consider when entering academe. Holmes Scholars Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio (Jan 2000).
  • Scott, Kimberly. African American girls’ academic achievements and playground. American Sociological Association
  • Scott, Kimberly. High achieving African American girls in desegregated.
  • Scott, Kimberly. Interpersonal communication patterns of Black girls with.
  • Scott, Kimberly. Keynote.
  • Scott, Kimberly. Roundtable Discussion.
Service
  • Arizona STEM Network Oversight Council, Committee Member (2012 - Present)
  • American Educational Research Association: Scholars and Advocates for Gender Equity, Committee Member (2011 - Present)
  • American Educational Research Association: Scholars and Advocates for Gender Equity, Committee Member (2011 - Present)
  • Expect More Arizona, Statewide Advisory Council Member (2011 - Present)
  • Expect More Arizona, Statewide Advisory Council Member (2011 - Present)
  • Arizona Community Foundation: Black Philanthropy Initiative, Taskforce Member (2010 - Present)
  • Arizona Community Foundation: Black Philanthropy Initiative, Taskforce Member (2010 - Present)
  • American Educational Research Association: Critical Examination of Race, Class, and Gender SIG, Chair Awards Committee (2009 - Present)
  • American Educational Research Association: Critical Examination of Race, Class, and Gender SIG, Chair Awards Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, Editorial Board Member (2008 - Present)
  • Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, Editorial Board Member (2008 - Present)
  • Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, Editorial Board Member (2008 - Present)
  • Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Arizona State University, Personnel Committee Member (2006 - Present)
  • American Educational Research Association: Critical Examination of Race, Class, and Gender SIG, Chair (2006 - Present)
  • Race and Ethnicity in Education, Editorial Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Race and Ethnicity in Education, Editorial Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Holmes Scholars National Conference, Conference Co-Organizer (2003 - Present)
  • National Association of Holmes Scholar Alumni, Board Member (2003 - Present)
  • National Science Foundation-ITEST Summit, Planning Committee Member (2010 - 2011)
  • Institute for Museums and Library Services, • Panel Reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • National Institute of Health, Panel Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Educational Studies Program, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, Director (2003 - 2006)
  • Affirmative Action Committee, Member (1999 - 2006)
  • Eastern Suffolk BOCES, July 2004-July 2006, Member Strategic Planning Council, Member (2004 - 2006)
  • May 2002-July 2006, Diversity Advisory Group, Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Member (2002 - 2006)
  • American Educational Research Association: Critical Examination of Race, Class, and Gender SIG, Program Chair (2003 - 2006)
  • Nassau County Girl Scouts-Troop #1668, Girl Scout Senior Leader (2003 - 2005)
  • Masters of Arts in Foundations of Education, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, Co-Director (1999 - 2004)
  • State University of New York Press, Manuscript Reviewer (2004 - 2004)
  • School of Education and Allied Human Services , Hofstra University Honors College Council Board, Representative (2002 - 2004)
  • Brown v Board of Education: 50 Years Later on Long Island, Hofstra University, Conference Co-Organizer (2003 - 2004)
  • Critical Examination of Race, Class, and Gender Newsletter, American Educational Research Association, Co-Editor (2000 - 2002)
  • Urban Education, Manuscript Reviewer (2001 - 2001)
  • Houghton Mifflin, Manuscript Reviewer (2001 - 2001)
  • American Educational Research Association: Critical Examination of Race, Class, and Gender SIG, Paper Proposal Reviewer (1999 - 2000)
  • Elementary School Math Instructor, St. John's Summer Camp, Math Instructor (2000 - 2000)
  • Ad-hoc Interdepartmental Re-Registration, Committee for Undergraduate Programs, Member (1999 - 2000)
  • McGraw Hill, Manuscript Reviewer (2000 - 2000)