News Tag: Posselt

Friday, April 01, 2016

Julie Posselt, Christian Martell elected to AERA Council

Tags: educational leadership, martell, posselt, research

Julie Posselt and CSHPE doctoral student Christian Martell have been elected to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Council. Posselt was elected to a two-year term as member-at-large for Division J (postsecondary education), while Martell was elected to a two-year term on the association’s Graduate Student Council.


Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Julie R. Posselt quoted in story on the GRE in The Atlantic

Tags: higher education, posselt

In a story posted on The Atlantic magazine’s website, “The Problem With the GRE,” Julie R. Posselt was interviewed about shortcomings of the Graduate Record Examination.


Thursday, February 25, 2016

Julie R. Posselt interviewed in Chronicle of Higher Ed

Tags: diversity and social justice, doctoral, posselt

Julie Posselt was interviewed in The Chronicle of Higher Education on her new book, Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping. “I hope my research adds a helpful perspective to the broader national conversation about race and gender consciousness in colleges and universities,” she said.


Monday, January 04, 2016

New book by Julie R. Posselt to be featured at Literati event, reviewed in Inside Higher Ed

Tags: doctoral, expertise, posselt

A new book by Julie R. Posselt titled, Inside Graduate Admissions—Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping (Harvard University Press, 2016) will be highlighted at an event at Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor on Monday, January 11 at 7 p.m.


Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Julie Posselt interviewed in Psychology Today

Tags: education and psychology, expertise, posselt

In a story in Psychology Today, “Crisis U,” Julie Posselt was interviewed on competitiveness and college student mental health. In research with doctoral candidate Sarah Ketchen-Lipson, she finds “Perceived competitiveness increases by 40 percent the odds of positively screening for depression.”


Thursday, May 28, 2015

Julie Posselt awarded National Academy of Education postdoctoral fellowship

Tags: awards, higher education, posselt

Julie Posselt has been named a 2015-2016 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. Now in its twenty-ninth year, the fellowship program has more than 750 alumni who include many of the strongest education researchers in the field today.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Julie R. Posselt awarded IRWG Faculty Seed Grant

Tags: awards, higher education, posselt

Julie R. Posselt was recently awarded a Faculty Seed Grant from U-M’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG). Posselt received the grant for "Competitiveness and Support in STEM Graduate Education: Examining Consequences of Organizational Culture for Mental Health by Gender, Race, and Sexuality."


Thursday, October 02, 2014

SOE researchers discover why there are fewer women at the most selective colleges

Tags: access, bastedo, expertise, higher education, posselt

A study co-authored by Rob Bielby, Julie Posselt, Ozan Jaquette, and Mike Bastedo has found that women are underrepresented in the U.S.’s most selective colleges, and the reason is most likely standardized test scores, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports in a story, which was also picked up by Business Insider. “It’s perplexing.


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