Women in Research Stories

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Partnering with Latino Caregivers of Children with Autism

Ana Dueñas addresses a gap in services for Latino children with autism who need early intensive behavioral intervention.

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Angela Brown Leverages Understanding of Bacteria to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Brown’s research seeks to hijack bacteria’s machinery to develop targeted drug delivery and combat antibiotic resistance.

Supporting English Learners with Disabilities During Remote Learning and School Reopening

Sara Kangas, assistant professor of special education, recommends policy guidance specifically addressing the needs of English Learners with disabilities.

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NSF-funded Study to Examine College Tenure, Promotion Process

Lehigh researchers are part of a study that seeks to shed new light on the role of research productivity and extraneous factors in determining who receives coveted tenure positions.

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Liuba Belkin Explains the Importance of Unplugging After Work Hours

The professor of management encourages disconnecting after-hours in this TechTarget article.

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Holona Ochs Discusses Policing and Mental Health With The Pocono Record

The professor of political science suggests ways officers and mental health professionals can improve the ways mental heath calls are handled. 

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Valerie Taylor: Using Virtual Reality to Improve Interracial Interactions and Diversity in STEM

Valerie Jones Taylor has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to demonstrate the effectiveness of virtual reality as a training tool to improve interracial interactions and aid in diversifying the STEM pipeline.

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Seismologist Anne Meltzer Helped Lead Rapid Response to the Pedernales Earthquake in Ecuador

Meltzer joined colleagues from the Instituo Geofisica at Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Quito to deploy 55 seismometers on land and 10 ocean-bottom seismometers above the rupture zone and adjacent areas to record aftershocks. 

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Puerto Rican Youth Literature: Marginalized, but Not Marginal

Marilisa Jiménez Garcia's new book is the first extensive study of Puerto Rican youth literature of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Reducing Health Disparities in Native Populations

Christine Makosky Daley and Sean Daley lead a team of researchers in a holistic approach to well-being.

Lehigh University Professor of Philosophy Awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship

Roslyn Weiss joins a diverse group of 184 artists, writers, scholars, and scientists to receive the award.

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Serendipitous Internationalization: How Entrepreneurs Identify and Exploit Opportunities for International Exchange

Andreea Kiss examines the cognitive underpinnings of firm international opportunity recognition.

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