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Nathaniel Brown

visiting assistant professor

Dr. Nathaniel Brown, Lynch School

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Campion Hall 336B
617-552-0708

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

EDUCATION
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.Sc., Cambridge University
B.S., Harvey Mudd College

EXPERTISE/INTERESTS
Embodied Cognition, Cognitive Ethnography, Conceptual Change in Science, Interaction Analysis, Embedded Classroom Assessment, Rasch Measurement & Psychometrics

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles
Brown, N. J. S., & Wilson, M. (2011). A model of cognition: The missing cornerstone in assessment. Educational Psychology Review, 23, 221-234.

Brown, N. J. S., Furtak, E. M., Timms, M., Nagashima, S. O., & Wilson, M. (2010). The Evidence-Based Reasoning Framework: Assessing scientific reasoning. Educational Assessment, 15, 123-141.

Brown, N. J. S., Nagashima, S. O., Fu, A., Timms, M., & Wilson, M. (2010). A framework for analyzing scientific reasoning in assessments. Educational Assessment, 15, 142-174.

Edited Volumes
Brown, N. J. S., Duckor, B., Draney, K., & Wilson, M. (Eds.). (2011). Advances in Rasch measurement (Vol. 2). Maple Grove, MN: JAM Press.

GRANTS

“Psychometric and Growth Modeling of Complex Patterns of Learning Resulting From the Interrelationships Between Multiple Learning Progressions” (2011). N. J. S. Brown (PI). Funded by the Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) Program, Division of Research on Learning
in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL), National Science Foundation ($951,997).

“What Mathematics Do Students Know? Implications from NAEP for Curriculum and Policy” (2010). P. W. Kloosterman (PI), C. Walcott (co-PI), D. J. Mohr (co-PI), & N. J. S. Brown (co-PI). Funded by the Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) Program, Division of Research
on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL), National Science Foundation ($1,356,030).

“Promoting Equitable and Accessible Science Instruction: Extending the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading Curriculum to Middle School” (2010). N. J. S. Brown (PI). Sub-contract to the University of California, Berkeley. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ($21,688).

AWARDS

Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellow, 2004—2005

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, 1999—2002

Winston Churchill Foundation Fellow, 1998—1999