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Penny Hammrich
Professor
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Penny Hammrich, PhD

Education

University of Minnesota
Arizona State University
Minnesota State University
South Dakota State University

Program Affiliation

EdD, Educational Leadership and Management
PhD, Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies
MS, Teaching, Learning and Curriculum
BS, Education
  • Ragins, A.  Hammrich, P. L. (2003).  Strengthening science through literacy:  The science and communication curriculum reform project.  Class Act:  A Classroom Guide for Integrating Current Education Research.  Issue 2.  Philadelphia:  Laboratory for Student Success.
  • Ragins, A, Hammrich, P.L., & Hoag, L. (2003).  Turning science into learning play.  Class Act:  A Classroom Guide for Integrating Current Education Research.  Issue 2.  Philadelphia:  Laboratory for Student Success.
  • Levin Weinberg, Suzanne, Hammrich, P.L., & Bruce, M.H. (2003). The Giants Project. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. V8(8) pp. 406-413.
  • Hammrich, P.L. & Fadigan, K. (2003). The investigation of the science of sport:  The sisters in science program. Science Scope. V26(5). Pp. 30-35.
  • Richardson, G.,  Hammrich, P. L. ,& Livingston, B. (2003). Improving elementary schools girls’ attitudes, perceptions and achievement in science and mathematics:  Hindsights and new visions of the sisters in science program as an equity reform model. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. Vol. 9 pp. 333-348.
  • Hammrich, P. L., Fadigan, K., Sloan Green, T., Richardson, G.M., Livingston, B. (2003) Sisters in Sport Science:  A Sport Oriented Science and Mathematics Enrichment program. Electronic Journal of Science Education. Vol. 7 (3).
  • Gray, S.A., Deem, L.P., Sisson, J.A., & Hammrich, P.L. (2003). The predictive utility of computer simulated exercises on preclinical technique performance. Journal of Dental Education. 67(11): 1229-1233.Hammrich, P. L. & Fadigan, K. (2004). 
  • Hammrich, P. L., Fadigan, K., Sloan Green, T., Richardson, G.M., Livingston, B. (2004) Sisters in Sport Science:  A Sport Oriented Science and Mathematics Enrichment program. Electronic Journal of Science Education. Vol. 7 (3).
  • Hammrich, P.L., Myers, M.E., & Fadigan, K. (2005) Equitable Pedagogy in the Urban Classroom. Equity Studies Research Center Publication Series No. 101.
  • Fadigan, K.A. & Hammrich, P.L. (2005). Informal Science Education for Girls:  Careers in Science and Effective Program Elements.  The Science Education Review. 4(3). Pp. 82-89.
  • Hammrich, P.L. (2006). Sisters in Science Equity Reform Project. Equity Studies Research Center Publication Series No. 103.
  • Hammrich, P.L. (2008). Sisters in Science and Brothers of Science Programs. Publication Series No. 205. Equity Studies Research Center. Queens College, New York.
  • Stull, J, Hammrich, P.L. & Fadigan, K. (2008). SISCOM: An Informal Gender Equity Program.  National Science Foundation Evaluation Report.
  • Deem, L.P., Hammrich, P.L., Boston, D.W., & Rams, T.E. Predictive utility of DAT perceptual ability test scores for selected dental school student performance outcomes. Journal of Dental Education. In press.
  • Richardson, G.M., Hammrich, P.L., & Livingston, B.D.  Collaboration, Implementation and Institutionalization:  Reflections on an Effective Model of Preservice Teacher and In-Service Teacher Training.  Journal of Research in Science Teaching.  In press.
  • Ragins, A. & Hammrich, P. L. (2003).  Science and communication curriculum reform project.  Refereed Proceedings of the Hawaii International Educational Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Hammrich, P.L. (2003).  Sisters in Science Equity Reform Project. Refereed Proceedings of the Hawaii International Educational Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Hammrich, P. L., Klein, E., Bloom, S., & Ragins, A. (2003).  Head Start on science and communication:  Ensuring that all children start school ready to learn.  In Faith lamb-Parker, et.al. (eds.) Developmental and Contextual Transitions of Children and Families:  Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice.  Refereed Proceedings of Head Start’s Fifth National Research Conference. (pp. 704-704.)
  • A Longitudinal Study of the Educational and Career Trajectories of Female Participants of an Urban Informal Science Education Program. Refereed Proceedings of the Hawaii International Educational Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. 
  • Fadigan, K. & Hammrich, P. L. (2004). A Longitudinal Study of the Educational and Career Trajectories of Female Participants of an Urban Informal Science Education Program. The Journal of Research in Science Teaching. pp. 1-27.
  • Hammrich, P.L. & Ragins, A. (2004) Science and Communication Curriculum Reform Project:  A Content Based Literacy Program. Refereed Conference Proceedings of the National Association of Researchers in Science Teaching annual meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 
  • Fadigan, K. & Hammrich, P. L. (2004). A Longitudinal Study of the Educational and Career Trajectories of Female Participants of an Urban Informal Science Education Program. Refereed Conference Proceedings of the National Association of Researchers in Science Teaching annual meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Hammrich, P. L. & Fadigan, K. (2004). Sisters in Sport Science:  Outcomes of a 3-year sport-oriented science and mathematics enrichment program. Refereed Conference Proceedings of the National Association of Researchers in Science Teaching annual meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 
  • Hammrich, P. L. & Myers, M.E. (2007). Sisters in Science in the Community. Refereed Proceedings of the Hawaii International Educational Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Myers, M.E., Mathurin, C., & Hammrich, P.L. (2007). Tracking Candidate Success:  Building an Assessment System from the Gound Up. Refereed Proceedings of the Hawaii International Educational Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Goh, R., Hammrich, P.L., & Williams, C. (2012) “Action Learning for Teachers experiencing Bulling”. Conference Proceedings International Conference on Education.  Honolulu, Hawaii. January 2012.
  • Katz, J, Hammrich, P.L., & Fadigan, K. (2012) “Creativity in Science Students (CiSS) Project:  Establishing an Empirical Model”. Conference Proceedings International Conference on Education.  Honolulu, Hawaii. January 2012.
  • Hammrich, P.L. & Fadigan, K. (2103) The Creativity of Science in Sports. Conference Proceedings International Conference on Education.  Honolulu, Hawaii. January 2013.
  • Fadigan, K., Majerich, D. &Hammrich, P.L. (2013). The Sport of Science Fair.  Conference Proceedings International Conference on Education.  Honolulu, Hawaii. January 2013.
  • Hammrich, P.L. & Fadigan, K. (2013). Motivating Factors that Lead to Participation in An Urban county-Level Science Fair. Conference Proceedings NARST, Puerto Rico.
  • Urban Education
  • Science Education
  • Science Literacy
  • Genetics
  • Gender Equity
  • Sport Science
  • Science Knowledge for Conceptual Teaching
  • Conceptual Change Learning
Penny Hammrich is a Professor in the School of Education at Drexel University specializing in Science Education and also the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies in the School of Education.  Previously, Dr. Hammrich was a Professor and the Dean of the School of Education at Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and Professor of Urban Education and Educational Psychology at CUNY Graduate Center.  Dr. Hammrich was also a Professor and Associate Dean of Research at Temple University and a K-12 school-teacher. In the past 20 years she has been the Principal Investigator on over 35 research grants totaling over 30 million dollars. Dr. Hammrich has published more than 150 articles, 5 science laboratory manuals for college level biology courses, 26 science curriculum manuals, 6 chapters in books, edited 14 articles, written 75 government and technical reports, cited in the media over 100 times, and made over 500 national and international presentations. Dr. Hammrich’s research has been nationally recognized over the years by such organizations as the American Association of University Women, Association of Science Teacher Education, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education and National Public Radio.