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Our Faculty Fellows form the core membership that drive the Institute’s future, directly benefit from the Institute’s activities, and commit to furthering the Institute’s mission. Fellows are appointed to three-year, renewable terms.

Benefits for Fellows

  • Eligibility to apply for STEM Institute Seed Funding targeting proposal development, pilot research studies, and/or course innovations. Funding may include salary, travel, and/or supplies
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration for research and evidence-based STEM instruction at FIU
  • Opportunities for external government and foundation funding
  • New STEM education and/or outreach projects
  • Enhanced education outreach components for existing / future projects
  • Facilitation of STEM course transformation (design, assessment, and dissemination)
  • Opportunities for external collaborative STEM education research, instruction, and outreach with universities, K12 systems, and informal STEM networks
  • Recognition and dissemination of your STEM education accomplishments

Fellow Events

Fellows are expected to participate in at least two of the following activities:

  • Collaborate in innovative STEM education research
  • Implement evidence-based instructional approaches in STEM course(s)
  • Prepare STEM education and/or education-enhanced proposals
  • Participate in STEM Transformation Institute Symposia, Conference and Workshop events
  • Attend Disciplined-Based Education Research Meetings
  • Disseminate STEM education findings (research, teaching, outreach)
  • Provide and/or analyze data for STEM education research
  • Provide other Fellows with feedback on research, proposals and/or instructional methods

For other questions contact Laird Kramer or Rocio Benabentos.

Faculty Fellows