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Claire Duggan

Director of Programs and Operations, STEM
617.373.2036
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360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Biography

Over the past twenty+ years Claire Duggan has been involved in the design and implementation of multiple STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educational outreach programs. She has worked extensively to bridge connections between higher education's research community and our educational partners from K-14.  

  • 2001-present, Director for Programs, Center for STEM, Northeastern University
  • 1989 - 2001, Associate Director, Center for the Enhancement of Science and Mathematics (CESAME), Northeastern University

Education

  • BA, 1978, University of Massachusetts (Political Science)                                                        
  • MPA, 1984, Northeastern University (Public Administration)

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 - Outstanding Staff Teamwork Award
  • 2011 - Recognition Award - Society of Women Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Black Engineering Student Society
  • 2010 - Fellow - Massachusetts Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 - Northeastern University Aspiration Award

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

  1. Women in STEM, 2014 Conference,  Advisory Board and Presenter “Programs that Work to Engage and Retain Women in STEM”
  2. NSTA Boston, 2014 Building Connections with University Broader Impact Efforts
  3. “Sustaining a Research Experience for Teachers Program” (AAAS International Teacher Scientist Partnership Conference) 2013
  4. “Building and Sustaining K-12 Educational Partnerships” (NSF ERC 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012)
  5. 2010 Massachusetts Academy of Sciences Fellow; each year, the Academy honors distinguished individuals through its Fellows Program. The awardees constitute a select and prestigious community of scientists and science educators who are recognized for extraordinary scientific accomplishments and/or service to the science community and the public."

GRANTS

  • NSF ATE -Starting August 2014 NSF - Collaborative Research: TRANSFORM: TRANSFORMing liberal arts careers to meet demand for advanced manufacturing workforce Award Number:1407160; Principal Investigator: Ibrahim Zeid; Co-Principal Investigator: Claire Duggan, Sagar Kamarthi; Organization: Northeastern University; NSF Organization: DUE AwardGrants 
  • NSF S-STEM:ITEL (Investing in Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders) Starting March 2009Award Number: 0849804; Principal Investigator: Ibrahim Zeid; Co-Principal Investigator:Mohamad Metghalchi, Claire Duggan; Organization: Northeastern University;NSF Organization:DUE Award Date:03/15/2009;
  • NSF LSAMP: LSAMP Educational Research Project: Retention of URM Engineering Students through Practice-Oriented Experiential Education Award Number: 1102485; Principal Investigator: Mohamad Metghalchi; Co-Principal Investigator: Richard Harris, Claire Duggan; Organization: Northeastern University;NSF Organization:HRD Award Date:07/01/2011;
  • NSF ITEST:CAPSULE: CAPStone Unique Learning Experience:Award Number: 0833636; Principal Investigator: Ibrahim Zeid; Co-Principal Investigator: Claire Duggan, Sagar Kamarthi, Ahmed Busnaina, Jacqueline Isaacs; Organization: Northeastern University;NSF Organization: DRL Award Date:08/01/2009;
  • NU STEP-UP - Award Number: 0653090; Principal Investigator: Christos Zahopoulos; Co-Principal Investigator: Thomas Cullinane, Mohamad Metghalchi, Claire Duggan, Yiannis Levendis; Organization: Northeastern University; NSF Organization: DUE Award Date:07/01/2007;
  • NSF Young Scholars Project Award Number: 9055045; Principal Investigator: Claire Duggan; Co-Principal Investigator:; Organization: Northeastern University; NSF Organization: DRL Award Date:03/01/1991;
  • NSF Young Scholars Program at Northeastern University Award Number: 9452701; Principal Investigator: Claire Duggan; Co-Principal Investigator:; Organization: Northeastern University; NSF Organization
  • NSF RET: RET-PLUS: Research Experiences for Teachers - Program Linked to Urban Schools Award Number: 0227577; Principal Investigator: Claire Duggan; Co-Principal Investigator: Charles DiMarzio; Organization: Northeastern University; NSF Organization: EEC Award Date:10/01/2002
  • NSF: IMPACT: A Regional Curriculum Implementation Effort Award Number: 9730138; Principal Investigator: Michael Silevitch; Co-Principal Investigator: Margaret Bondorew, Claire Duggan, Marilyn Decker; Organization: Northeastern University;
  • NSF Organization: DRL Award Date:04/01/1998;Track 2, GK-12: Northeastern University GK-12 PLUS: Partners Learning in Urban Settings Award Number:0338255; Principal Investigator: Thomas Gilbert; Co-Principal Investigator: Jean Krasnow, Claire Duggan; Organization: Northeastern University; NSF Organization: DGE Award Date:02/01/2004

Selected Publications

  1. Zeid, I., Chin, J., Duggan, C., and Kamarthi, S., “Engineering based learning: a paradigm shift for high school STEM teaching,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1-12, 2014.
  2. Casto, M., I. Zeid, C. Duggan, “Development and Implementation of and Engineering Course Guided by Involvement in University-Based Professional Development” ASME 2013 Annual Conference
  3. Chin, J., Zeid, I. Duggan, C., Kamarthi S., “Implementing the Capstone Experience Concept for Teacher Professional Development” ASEE 2012 Annual Conference
  4. Mega, Y., Duggan, C., Sullivan, D., Horn, L. ,DiMarzio, C. “Young Scholars Program: Summer Research Opportunities for Gifted and Talented Students”, ASEE 2012 Annual Conference
  5. Chin, J., Zeid, I. Duggan, C., Kamarthi S., “A unique methodology for implementing high school capstone experiences through teacher professional development, “ American Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 2, pp. 17-30 (2011)
  6. Chin, J., Zeid, I. Duggan, C., Kamarthi S., “Reenergizing and Reengaging Students Interest through CAPSULE, “ IEEE ISEC conference: Best Practices in Integrated STEM Instruction, NJ, (2011)
  7. Chin, J., Zeid, I. Duggan, C., Kamarthi S.,  “Implementing the Capstone Experience Concept for Teacher Professional Development: ASEE 118th Annual Conference & Exposition in Vancouver, BC, Canada (2011)

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