Julie A Reynolds, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Curriculum Vitae (Abridged)


Contacts
Box 90338
(919) 681-6899 (office)
julie.a.reynolds@duke.edu (email)
Education

PhDUniversity of California at Berkeley2001
MSUniversity of California at Davis1994
BAPomona College1990
Areas of Research

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Science Literacy and Civic Engagement, Writing-to-learn pedagogies
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Employment History

Duke University
Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Biology, 2013 - present
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Biology, 2013 - present
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Biology Department, 2010 - 2013
Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Biology Department, 2010 - 2013
Director, Certificate in Teaching College Biology, Biology Department, 2009 - 2011
Lecturer, Department of Biology, 2008-2010
Instructor, Biology Department, 2007 - 2008
Mellon Instructor in Writing and Biology, University Writing Program and Biology Department, 2004 - 2007
Mellon Fellow, University Writing Program, 2002 - 2004
Visiting Positions
Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003 - 2004
Honors and Awards

ESA Senior Fellow, Ecological Society of America, August, 2013
ACC Teaching Scholar, 2009-present
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley, 2000
Mellon Fellowship, Duke University, 2002-2007
Recent Grant Support

  • Program to Support Student Development and Diversity in Duke Biosciences, National Institutes of Health, 1R25-GM103765-01, 2013/06-2018/04.      
  • Collaborative Research: Understanding the Role of Writing in Promoting Learning and Engagement for Diverse Thesis Writers, National Science Foundation, DUE-1225768, 2012/09-2015/08.      
  • 2013 BioCoRE Symposium, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 6860102001, 2013/05-2014/06.      
  • Diverse People for a Diverse Science, National Science Foundation, DEB-1261389, 2013/04-2014/03.      
  • “Career Pathways in Ecology” initiative, Ecological Society of America, 2013/01-2013/12.      

Publications   (search)

Books

  1. J.A. Reynolds, How do I write a scientific paper? A college student's primer on fundamentals and tips for success (1999), Burgess Publishing, Edina, Minnesota

Papers Published

  1. Joel K. Abraham and Julie A. Reynolds, Human diversity in science, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 11 no. 3 (2013), pp. 115
  2. Julie A. Reynolds and Margaret D. Lowman, Promoting Ecoliteracy through Research Service-Learning and Citizen Science, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 11 no. 12 (2013), pp. 565-566
  3. Julie A. Reynolds, Christopher Thaiss, Wendy Katkin, and Robert J. Thompson, Jr., Writing-to-Learn in Undergraduate Science Education: A Community-Based, Conceptually Driven Approach, CBE - Life Science Education, vol. 11 (2012), pp. 17–25 [abs]
  4. J.A. Reynolds and R.J. Thompson, Jr., Want to Improve Undergraduate Thesis Writing? Engage Students and Their Faculty Readers in Scientific Peer Review, CBE - Life Science Education, vol. 10 (2011), pp. 209–215 [abs]
  5. Richard Goldberg, Kevin Caves, and Julie Reynolds, Improving the quality of writing in a capstone engineering design course, Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference (2011), American Society for Engineering Education, Vancouver BC [fetch[abs]
  6. F. Stuart Chapin, III, Mary E. Power, Steward T. A. Pickett, Amy Freitag, Julie A. Reynolds, Robert B. Jackson, David M. Lodge, Clifford Duke, Scott L. Collins, Alison G. Power , and Ann Bartuska, Earth Stewardship: Science for action to sustain the human-earth system, Ecosphere, vol. 2 no. 8 (2011), pp. Article 89
  7. Julie A. Reynolds and Jennifer Ahern-Dodson, Promoting science literacy through Research Service-Learning, an emerging pedagogy with significant benefits for students, faculty, universities, and communities, Journal of College Science Teaching, vol. 39 no. 6 (2010) [abs]
  8. Julie A. Reynolds, When communicating science to the public, use VELCRO to make science stick, Bulletin of Ecological Society of America, vol. 90 no. 3 (2009), pp. 297-304 [297[abs]
  9. Julie A. Reynolds, Robin Smith, Cary Moskovitz, and Amy Sayle, BioTAP, the Biology Thesis Assessment Protocol: A Systematic Approach to Teaching Scientific Writing and Evaluating Undergraduate Theses, BioScience, vol. 59 no. 10 (2009), pp. 896-903 [abs]
  10. Julie A. Reynolds and Cary Moskovitz, Calibrated Peer Review™ assignments in science courses: Are they designed to promote critical thinking and writing skills?, Journal of College Science Teaching, vol. 38 no. 2 (2008), pp. 60-66 [abs]
  11. Julie A. Reynolds and Vicki Russell, Can You Hear Us Now?: A comparison of peer review quality when students give audio versus written feedback, Writing Across the Curriculum Journal, vol. 19 (2008), pp. 29-44 [pdf[abs]
  12. Julie Reynolds and Steve Vogel, Precisely! A writing exercise for science and engineering classes, Journal of College Science Teaching, vol. 34 no. 5 (2007), pp. 30-34 [pqdlink[abs]
  13. Julie A. Reynolds, Quantifying habitat associations in marine fisheries: a generalization of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic using commercial logbook records linked to archived environmental data, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, vol. 60 (2003), pp. 370-378 [abs]
  14. Julie A. Reynolds and James E. Wilen, The sea urchin fishery: Harvesting, processing, and the market, Marine Resource Economics, vol. 15 no. 2 (2000), pp. 115-126 [abs]

Book Chapters

  1. Jiansheng Ye, James F. Reynolds, Jeffery E. Herrick, JULIE REYNOLDS, Jianguo Wu, Togtohyn Chuluun, Feng-Min Li and Ruijun Long, New Ecology Education: Preparing Students for the Complex Human- Environmental Problems of Dryland East Asia, in Dryland East Asia (DEA): Land Dynamics Amid Social And Climate Change, edited by J Chen, S Wan, G Henebry, J Qi, G Gutman, G Sun, and M Kappas (2013), The Higher Education Press [Beijing] and Walter de Gruyter GmbH [Berlin]
  2. Paula P. Lemons, JULIE REYNOLDS, Amanda Curtin, Ahrash Bissell, ) Improving Critical-Thinking Skills in Introductory Biology Through Quality Practice and Metacognition, in Using reflection and metacognition to improve student learning, edited by M. Kaplan, N. Silver, D. LaVaque-Manty, & D. Meizlish (2013), Stylus Publishing, Sterling, VA
  3. Julie A. Reynolds, Disciplinary-Specific Thesis Assessment Protocol: A validated rubric that promotes student learning and faculty development, in Changing the Conversation about Higher Education, edited by Robert J. Thompson, Jr. (2013), Roman & Littlefield
  4. Thaiss, Christopher and JULIE REYNOLDS, How Writing-to-Learn Practices Improve Student Learning: Connecting Research and Practice through a Consideration of Mechanisms of Effect, in Changing the Conversation about Higher Education, edited by Robert J. Thompson, Jr. (2013), Roman & Littlefield

Published Abstracts

  1. J.A. Reynolds and R. Thompson, Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Theses by Teaching the Conventions of Scientific Writing and Professional Peer Review, Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, vol. 11 no. 1 (2010), pp. 97 [pdf_18[abs]

Other

  1. Christopher Beck, Kenneth Klemow, Jerome Paulson, Aaron Bernstein, Mini Lam, George Middendorf, JULIE REYNOLDS, Kenneth Belanger, Catherine Cardelus, Carmen Cid, Samir Doshi, Nicole Gerardo, Leanne Jablonski, Heather Kimmel, Margaret Lowman, Aurora Macrae-Crerar, Bob Pohlad, Jacobus DeRoode, Carolyn Thomas, Add Ecology to the Pre-Medical Curriculum, Science, vol. 335 (2012), pp. 1301-1302

Teaching (Fall 2014):

  • Biology 705s.01, Seminar teaching biology Synopsis
    Bio sci 144, W 04:40 PM-06:40 PM
Professional Service

DUS
Director of Undergraduate Studies, 2013 - present  
Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, 2010 - 2013  
Major Advisor
Biology major advisor, 2010 - present  
PreMajor Advisor
Pre-major advisor, Academic Advising, 2009 - present  
Dept Officer
Director, Certificate in Teaching College Biology, 2009 - 2012  
Dept Committee
Chair, Teaching Consultation Committee, 2010 - present  
Curriculum Committee, 2010 - present  
Honors Thesis Selection Commitee, 2009 - present
   This committee reviews all honors theses submitted by biology majors and selects those that will be awarded "high honors"  
Biology Department Gateway courses committee, 2009  
Steering Committee, Certificate in Teaching College Biology, 2008  
Teaching Consultation Committee, 2004 - 2006  
Steering Committee, Biology Teaching Certificate Program, 2005  
Univ Committee
Prehealth Coordinating Committee, 2010 - present  
Technology Advisory Committee for the Arts & Sciences Council, 2012 - 2015  
Success in Science/Math Education Committee (convened by Dean Calderbank), 2011 - 2012  
Advisory Board member, Duke Center for Science Education, 2010 - present  
Papers Refereed
Facilitator, ASM Biology Scholars Program, Research Residency Summer Institute, 2010 - present  
Reviewer, BioScience, 2009 - present  
Reviewer, CBE -- Life Science Education, 2009 - present  
Subject matter editor, Ecosphere (newest journal of the Ecological Society of America), 2010  
Reviewer, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2010  
Reviewer, Blackboard Exemplary Course Program, 2009  
Reviewer, EcoEd digital library, 2009  
Univ Services
Faculty Advisor for Duham DukeEngage Interns, DukeEngage, 2007 - 2010
   I designed and led a DukeEngage program at the Eno River State Park, supervising 9 interns between 2007-2010. For more information, see http://research.duke.edu/magnet/  
Search Committee, University Writing Program, 2004 - 2005  
Steering Committee, University Writing Program, 2003 - 2004  
Advisory Board, Deliberations, the journal of first year writing at Duke University, 2003  
Special Projects
Vice President for Education and Human Resources, Ecological Society of America, 2012 - 2015
   I am a member of the ESA governing board, as well as the chair of the Committee for Diversity and Education, and the chair of the Diversity Award Committee.  
Faculty Advisor, Journal of Young Investigators, 2012 - 2013
   (www.jyi.org)  
Workshop organizer and facilitator, Resources for Ecology Education: Fair & Share (REEFS), 2010 - 2012  
Chair, Education Section of Ecological Society of America, 2009 - 2011  
Workshop organizer and facilitator, Advancing Planetary Stewardship through Innovative Education and Outreach, August 05, 2010  
Reviewer, Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting symposium proposals, 2009  
Service to the Community
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, October 01, 2012
   Led a student discussion about the Ethics of Food at the NCSSM Ethics and Leadership Annual Retreat.  
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, May 16, 2012
   As part of the professional development program for science faculty, I led a workshop on how to teach students to conduct high-quality peer review in science classes.  
Facilitator, Ecology and Education Summit: Environmental Literacy for a Sustainable World, October 14, 2010 - October 16, 2010  
Workshop organizer and facilitator, Resources for Ecology Education: Fair & Share (REEFS), August 02, 2010  
Education Committee, Eno River Association, 2007 - 2010  
Research Advisory Committee, NC Division of Parks & Recreation, 2007 - 2009
   This committee helps the NC Division of Parks & Recreation set a research agenda. I was invited to participate due to my active research program within the Eno River State Park (Durham, NC).  
Faculty Advisor for "Helping Paws," a student service club, 2004 - 2005  

Last modified: 2013/08/26

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