visiting assistant professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.Sc., Cambridge University
B.S., Harvey Mudd College
Embodied Cognition, Cognitive Ethnography, Conceptual Change in Science, Interaction Analysis, Embedded Classroom Assessment, Rasch Measurement & Psychometrics
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.
Brown, N. J. S., Duckor, B., Draney, K., & Wilson, M. (Eds.). (2011). Advances in Rasch measurement (Vol. 2). Maple Grove, MN: JAM Press.
“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).
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellow, 2004—2005
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, 1999—2002
Winston Churchill Foundation Fellow, 1998—1999