Publications & Presentations

Dawson, A.E., Bernstein, B.L.., & Bekki, J.M. (in press). Providing the psychosocial benefits of mentoring to women in STEM: CareerWISE as an online solution, forthcoming in [Special issue] New Directions in Higher Education.

Dawson, A.E., Bernstein, B.L., & Bekki, J.M. (November, 2014). Graduate Persistence and Psychosocial Mentoring for Women in STEM: An Online Approach for Addressing the Need. Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Primé, D., Bernstein, B.L., Wilkins, K.G., Bekki, J.M., & Dawson, A.E. (August, 2014). An Examination of the Impact of Barriers for At-Risk Doctoral Women in Science and Engineering. American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Bekki, J.M., Bernstein, B.L. Fabert, N.S., Gildar, N.J., & Way, A. (2014). Efficacy of an online resource for teaching interpersonal problem solving skills to women graduate students in engineering,” Advances in Engineering Education.

Prime, D. R., Bernstein, B. L., Wilkins, K. G., & Bekki, J. M. (March, 2014). Measuring the advising alliance for female graduate students in science and engineering: An emerging structure. Journal of Career Assessment.

D. Primé, B.L. Bernstein, K.G. Wilkins, & J.M. Bekki. (August, 2013). Measuring the Advising Relationship: An Emerging Structure for Female Graduate Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Azarnoush, B., Bekki, J. M., Runger, G., Bernstein, B. L, & Atkinson, R.K. (2013). An Associative Based Approach to Analyzing an Online Learning Environment, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, T217.

Azarnoush, B., Bekki, J. M., Runger, G. C., Bernstein, B. L., & Atkinson, R. K. (2013). Toward a framework for learner segmentation. Journal of Educational Data Mining, 5(2), 102-126.

Bekki, J. M., Smith, M. L., Bernstein, B. L., & Harrison, C. (2013). Effects of an online personal resilience training program for women in STEM doctoral programs. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 19 (1), 17 – 35. DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.2013005351

Hildebrand, E., Bekki, J. M., Bernstein, B. L., & Harrison, C. J. (2013). Online learning environment design: A heuristic evaluation. Computers in Education, 4 (4), 27-37.

Prime, D., Bernstein, B. L, Way, A., Hita, L. C., Liddell, T. M., Sarma, A. R., Bekki, J. M., (2013). Development of an internet-delivered communication curriculum for graduate women in STEM. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, M543.

Wilkins, K. G., Bernstein, B.B, Bekki, J.M., & Prime, D. (2013). Measuring Interpersonal Communication Skills: Development of the STEM-Communication Skill Assessment Battery. American Psychological Association Conference. Honolulu, HI.

Dawson, A.E., Bernstein, B.L., Harrison, C.J., Bekki, J.M., Prime, D.R. (2013, August). Mentoring women in STEM: Documenting and filling the void. American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Wilkins, K. G., Bekki, J. M., Harrison, C. J., & Atkinson, R. K. (2012). Development of the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics – Active Listening Skills Assessment (STEM-ALSA). Proceedings of the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2012.6462248

Bernstein, B. L., Bekki, J., Smith, M. L. & Harrison, C. (2012, August). Effectiveness of an online intervention for STEM women: A randomized controlled trial. In B.L. Bernstein (symposium chair), Advancing women and minorities in STEM: New directions from social-cognitive research. American Psychological Association, Orlando, Florida.

Bernstein, B. L., Fabert, N, & Wilkins, K. (2012, February). Boosting, boasting and banning bashing: self-promotion techniques for women. Career workshop, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vancouver, BC.

Bernstein, B. L. (2011). Managing barriers and building supports in science and engineering doctoral programs: Conceptual underpinnings for a new online training program for women. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. 17 (1), 29-50. DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.v17.i1.40

Coulombe, P. (2011) CareerWISE: The power of you. Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Magazine, 42 (2), 23-24.

Fabert, N., Cabay, M., Rivers, M. , Smith, M.L., & Bernstein, Bianca L. (2011). Exaggerating the typical and stereotyping the differences: Isolation experienced by women in STEM doctoral programs. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education. [AC 2011-704].

Cabay, M., Smith, M. L., Fabert, N., & Rivers, M. (2011, August). Qualitative analysis of everyday experiences in the lives of women in STEM doctoral programs. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Fabert, N., Prime, D., & Bernstein, Bianca L. (2011, August). Perceived faculty supports in STEM doctoral programs and women’s intentions to persist. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Prime, D., Fabert, N., & Bernstein, Bianca L. (2011, August). STEM women’s perceptions of work-life balance and the relation with anxiety/stress levels. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Way, A., Russo, N. F., & Bernstein, Bianca L. (2011, August). Coping with gendered environments: Reflections by STEM women who persisted. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Bernstein, B. L., Fabert, N., & Hita, L. (2011, February). Keeping your batteries charged in grad school: Staying motivated and productive. Career workshop, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington D.C.

Murguia, E., Kube, E., Bekki, J., & Bernstein, Bianca L. (2010). CareerWISE: an interdisciplinary experience for graduate students. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, 13232.

Bernstein, B. L., & Russo, N. F. (2010, August). Virtual mentoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Bernstein, B. L. (2010, April). Psychological education for women in science and engineering: conceptual underpinnings for a new online program. American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Bernstein, B. L., Fabert, N., & Kube, E. (2010, February). When there is a chill in the air: Managing your academic environment. Career workshop, American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Diego, CA.

Bernstein, B. L., Jacobson, R., & Russo, N. F. (2009). Mentoring woman in context: Focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. In C. A. Rayburn, F. L. Denmark, M. E. Reuder, & A. M. Austria, (Eds.). A handbook for women mentors: Transcending barriers of stereotype, race, and ethnicity. Westport, CN: Praeger Publishers.

Rohlfing, J., Kube, E., Yabko, B., Murguia, E., Bekki, J., & Bernstein, Bianca L. (2009). Improving STEM doctoral students’ relationships with their advisors: Web-based training in interpersonal problem-solving skills. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.

Fabert, N., & Bernstein, B.L. (2009, August). Women’s attrition from STEM doctoral programs: Reflections from non-completers. American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Bernstein, Bianca L, Fabert, N., & Rohlfing, J. R. (February, 2009). When it's not a perfect fit: Overcoming advisor challenges. Career workshop, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chicago, IL.

Bekki, J. M., Bernstein, Bianca L., Ellison, K., Sridharan, A., Hita, L., & Spadola, Q. (2008). Using case studies to increase the retention of female doctoral students in STEM fields. Proceedings of the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education, T4F9-T4F10.

Bernstein, B. L. & Russo, N. F. (2008). Explaining too few women in academic science and engineering careers: A psychosocial perspective. In M. Paludi (Ed.), Series on The psychology of women at work: Challenges and solutions for our female workforce: Obstacles and the identity juggle (Vol. 2, pp. 1 – 33). Westport, CN: Praeger Press.

Bekki, J. M. Bernstein, B. L. Ellison, K. Sridharan, A. Hita, L. & Spadola, Q. (2008). Using case studies to increase the retention of female doctoral students in STEM fields. Proceedings of the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education, T4F9-T4F10. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2008.4720366

Bernstein, Bianca L. (2008, October). Webinar: Building your personal resilience in chilly climates: A preview of the new CareerWISE resource. National Academy of Engineering, Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education (CASEE), 2008 Dane and Mary Louise Miller Symposium and Inaugural E-Conference.

Bernstein, B. L., Rohlfing, J., McBride, D., DiGangi, S., & Boylan, M. (2008, March). Applying psychology and educational research to women’s persistence in STEM: Tribulations, trials, and early findings. American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Bernstein, Bianca L., Ellison, K., Russo, N. F, & Dean, D. J. (2008, February). I can do this: Building personal resilience to get where you want to go. Career workshop, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Boston, MA.

Anderson-Rowland, M., Bernstein, B. L., Russo, N. F. (2007). The doctoral program experience in engineering and computer science: Is it the same for women and men? Proceedings of the Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network, 1-14.

Anderson-Rowland, M.R., Bernstein, B.L. Russo, N.F. (2007). Encouragers and discouragers for domestic and international women in doctoral programs in engineering and computer science. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, 1-12.

Bernstein, B. L., & Russo, N. F. (2007). Career paths and family in the academy: Progress and challenges. In M. A. Paludi & P. E. Neidermeyer (Eds.) Work, life, and family imbalance: How to level the playing field. (pp. 89-119). Westport, CN: Praeger Press.

Bernstein, B. L., McBride, D., Russo, N.F., & Rohlfing, J. (2007, August). Everyday discouragers and encouragers for women in physical science and engineering Ph.D. programs: Implications for persistence and attrition. In B. L. Bernstein (symposium chair), Predictors of science and engineering involvement: Three NSF-funded studies. American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Bernstein, Bianca L. (2007, March). What is a research doctorate? The desired competencies of research doctoral graduates. International Conference on Forms and Forces in Doctoral Study, Center for International Research on Graduate Education (CIRGE), Melbourne, Australia.