Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Connecticut Neag School of Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is also a project manager for the Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN). Prior to her current role, she served as a Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant in anthropology at the University of South Florida, where she also was the Program Assistant for the National Institute of Health’s Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research. Campbell-Montalvo has more than 15 years’ experience teaching education, sociology, and anthropology courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Campbell-Montalvo is a rising scholar in the field of educational equity with a focus on undergraduate STEM equity for women, underrepresented minority, and LGBTQIA+ groups, and a secondary focus on K-12 equity for linguistic, racial, and ethnic groups. In her first focus, Campbell-Montalvo is Co-PI on a $500,000 NSF grant that seeks to improve inclusion in biology education and biology education research through the Inclusive Environments and Metrics in Biology Education and Research network. Her record includes numerous presentations and publications on undergraduate women, underrepresented students, and LGBTQIA+ students in engineering and STEM as well.