Presentations & Publications

Journal Publications

Publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Schinske, J., Perkins, H., Snyder, A., & Wyer, M. (2016). Scientist Spotlight Homework Assignments Shift Students’ Stereotypes of Scientists and Enhance Diverse Introductory Science Class. CBE Life Sciences Education, 15(3). Read & Download Paper Here.

Book Chapters

Publications in academic books.

Perkins, H., Wyer, M., & Schinske, J. (2018). Evaluation of effects of an intervention aimed at broadening participation in STEM while conveying science content. In T. Kishbaugh (Ed.), Increasing Retention of Under-Represented Students in STEM through Affective and Cognitive Interventions. Washington, D.C.: ACS Books.

Journal Publications in Progress

Journal publications that are in progress or under review.

Perkins, H. & Bahnson, M. (2019, In Progress). Engineering Identity Among Doctoral Students: A Qualitative Exploration.

Perkins, H., Bahnson, M., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Satterfield, D.J., Parker, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2019, Abstract Accepted). An Intersectional Approach to Explore Engineering Graduate Students’ Identities and Academic Relationships. 

Prevatt, B.-S., Bryson, A., Davis, C., & Perkins, H. (2018, In Progress). North Carolina Perinatal Mental Health Resources: A State-Wide Needs Assessment.

Conference Publications

Peer-reviewed papers written and published as conference proceedings.

Perkins, H., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Bahnson, M., Satterfield, D.J., Parker, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2019). Motivation Profiles of Engineering Doctoral Students and Implications for Persistence. 2019 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Bahnson, M., Perkins, H., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Satterfield, D.J., Parker, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2019). Variance in engineering identity in Master’s degree-seeking engineering students. 2019 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Parker, M., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Satterfield, D., Perkins, H., Bahnson, M., Cass, C., & Kirn, A. WIP: Engineering doctoral student perceptions of the student-advisor relationship and research task difficulty. 2019 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Perkins, H., Bahnson, M., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Satterfield, D.J., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2019). Exploring Hypotheses Regarding Engineering Graduate Students’ Identities, Motivations, and Experiences: The GRADs Project. 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper & Poster, Tampa, FL, USA.

Perkins, H., Bahnson, M., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2019). Making Sense of Missingness: Analyzing Skipped Items In Engineering Education Research. 2019 ASEE-SE Annual Conference: Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Perkins, H. & Wyer, M. (2018). Fitting In Across STEM: Comparing Science/Math and Engineering/Technology Students’ Perceptions of Their Fields and Futures. 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Perkins, H., Bahnson, M., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Miller, B., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2018). Development and Testing of an Instrument to Understand Engineering Doctoral Students’ Identities and Motivations. 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Perkins, H., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Chestnut, J., Miller, B., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2017). The Role of Engineering Identity in Engineering Doctoral Students’ Experiences. 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper, Columbus, OH, USA. Read & Download Paper Here.

Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Perkins, H., Miller, B., Cass, C., & Kirn, A. (2017). The Role of Engineering Doctoral Students’ Future Goals on Perceived Task Usefulness. 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper, Columbus, OH, USA. Read & Download Paper Here.

Miller, B., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Chestnut, J. N., Perkins, H., Cass, C., & Kirn, A. (2017). The Influence of Perceived Identity Fit on Engineering Doctoral Student Motivation and Performance. 2017 ASEE Annual Conference &Exposition: Peer-Reviewed Conference Paper, Columbus, OH, USA. Read & Download Paper Here.

Invited Talks

Presentations given at invitation.

Schinske, J. & Perkins, H. (2019). Online with LSE Webinar Series: Addressing Diversity and Inclusion in the Life Sciences Curriculum.

Perkins, H. (2018). Scientist Spotlights. North Carolina State University Teaching Circle, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Conference Publications & Posters

Presentations and posters given/displayed at academic conferences.

Perkins, H., Schinske, J., & Wyer, M. (2019). Challenging stereotypes in STEM increases racial agency and psychological cohesion for marginalized students. 31st APS Annual Convention, Washington D.C., USA.

Perkins, H., Bahnson, M., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Satterfield, D.J., Parker, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2019). Assessment of micro-level difficulty mediates the effect of identity on macro-level progress: Using Identity-Based Motivation to explore the importance of scientist and engineer identities. 31st APS Annual Convention, Washington D.C., USA.

Nance, A., Perkins, H., Simons-Rudolp, J.M., & Hope, E. (2019). Measuring and understanding the impact of divorce: A differential item functioning (DIF) analysis of the Trauma Attachment Belief Scale (TABS). 31st APS Annual Convention, Washington D.C., USA.

Bahnson, M., Perkins, H., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Satterfield, D.J., Parker, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2019). Research experience and degree pursued predict engineering identity in engineering graduate students. 31st APS Annual Convention, Washington D.C., USA.

Perkins, H., Nance, A., & Prevatt, B.-S. (2019). Developing an intersectional pedagogy as a graduate student primary instructor: Valuing diversity. APA 2019, Chicago, IL, USA.

Perkins, H., Schinske, J.N., & Wyer, M. (2018). Spotlighting scientists and stopping stereotypes: The effects of ‘Scientist Spotlights’ on diverse students’ STEM interest, confidence, perceived fit, and performance. AAC&U Transforming STEM Higher Education, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Perkins, H., Nance, A., & Prevatt, B.-S. (2018). Authoring our reality: An analysis of author indexes of psychology textbooks, and how to build more intersectional classrooms. Architects of Humanity: Decolonizing the future of community psychology (2018 SE-ECO), Raleigh, NC, USA.

Perkins, H., Nance, A., & Prevatt, B.-S. (2018). Engaging and energizing students by bringing technology and research into the classroom. The Eastern Teaching of Psychology Conference, Stautan, VA, USA.

Perkins, H., Bahnson, M., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2018). WIP: Influence of Laboratory Group Makeup on Recognition and Identity Development in the Engineering Graduate Student Population. 2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), San Jose, CA, USA.

Bahnson, M., Perkins, H., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Kirn, A., & Cass, C. (2018). Influence of Research Experience on Recognition and Identity Development in the Engineering Graduate Student Population. 2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), San Jose, CA, USA.

Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Perkins, H., Cass, C., & Kirn, A. (2018). WIP: Testing an Integrated framework of Motivation and Identity in a Doctoral Engineering Context. 2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), San Jose, CA, USA.

Bahnson, M., Perkins, H., & Cass, C. (2018). Engineering Identity and Academic Relationships. North Carolina State University Office of Faculty Development Teaching and Learning Symposium: Inspiring Student Success, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Wyer, M., Perkins, H., & Schinske, J. (2017). Fostering Science Identity in a Minority-Majority Setting. 2017 ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop Broadening Participation: Intersectionality, Washington D.C., USA.

Cass, C., Kirn, A., Tsugawa-Nieves, M., Perkins, H., & Miller, B. (2017). Improving Performance and Retention of Engineering Graduate Students through Motivation and Identity Formation. 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Peer-Reviewed Poster Session, Columbus, OH, USA.

Perkins, H., Guerrant, M.T., & Pranger, S. (2017). Barriers and opportunities: Insights from LGBQ+ graduate students in STEM programs. Assemblages: Anti-Oppression Works: UNCG’s Fourth Annual Women’s and Gender Studies Research Symposium, Greensboro, NC, USA.

Guerrant, M.T., & Perkins, H. (2016). Negotiating the Labels of “Scientist” and “LGBTQ”: Identity Development and Experiences of LGBTQ Graduate Students in STEM. Feminisms Here & Now: Communicating Alongside | Across | Against, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

Perkins, H., & Guerrant, M.T. (2016). LGBTQ Identity in STEM: Developing a Plan for Understanding and Interpretation. Southeast Ecological-Community Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Perkins, H. (2016). Self and scientist: Diversity and students’ images of scientists. Southeastern Women’s Studies Association, Rock Hill, SC, USA. View Presentation Online.

Perkins, H., Nance, A., & Prevatt, B.-S. (2016). #TrueStory: Intersections of self and community as seen in online creative spaces. Southeastern Women’s Studies Association, Rock Hill, SC, USA.

Perkins, H. (2016). Science, self, and stereotypes. Assemblages: Anti Oppression Works 2016 Symposium, Greensboro, NC, USA.

Perkins, H. (2015). Obesity stigma, weight loss, and fat acceptance in online communities. Southeast Ecological-Community Psychology Conference, Charlotte, NC, USA.

Wyer, M., Schinkse, J., Perkins, H., & Snyder, A. (2015). Science spotlights: Science identity, career interests, and educational innovation in a community college context. AAC&U Crossing Boundaries – Transforming STEM Education Conference, Seattle, WA, USA.

Snyder, A., Perkins, H., Wyer, M., & Schinske, J. (2015). Shifting students’ stereotypes of scientists to enhance science identity in a diverse, community college context. Understanding Interventions Conference, San Diego, CA, USA.

Wyer, M., Schinske, J., & Perkins, H. (2015). Diversity and science identity in community colleges. Poster at the 2015 ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop, Baltimore, MD, USA. View Presentation Online.

Amon, M.J., Perkins, H., & Kallen, R. (2013). Stereotype activation negatively impacts STEM women enrolled in leadership workshops. Poster presented at the 25th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington D.C., USA.

Perkins, H., Amon, M.J., & Kallen, R. (2013). Gaze as a reflection of self-image. Presented at the 2013 University of Cincinnati Undergraduate Conference.

Perkins, H. & Lightner, R. (2012). Parental responses to misbehavior: Punishment, irritation, and gender. Undergraduate Discovery Project.

Perkins, H. & Chiu, P. (2012, May). Media influence on stereotype activation. Poster presented at the 2012 University of Cincinnati Undergraduate Conference