2019-2020 Virtual Visiting Scholar, Dr. Allison Mattheis, presented on her work focused on understandings of gender in STEM higher education research in which she completed an integrative meta-analysis approach informed by intersectionality and critical feminist perspectives to review higher education-specific research.
Dr. Allison Mattheis is an associate professor in the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education at California State University Los Angeles, where she teaches courses in qualitative research methods and sociopolitical contexts of education. She taught middle school science for 8 years prior to pursuing a Master and Doctorate of Educational Policy and Leadership at the University of Minnesota. She earned an undergraduate degree at Oberlin College, where she majored in International Politics, Environmental Studies and minored in Geology. Dr. Mattheis collaborates with STEM colleagues on research and advocacy projects related to LGBTQIA+ identities and is a member of the ADVANCEGeo team working to reduce harassment and discrimination in the Geosciences.