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Heather Perkins

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Engineering Education
West Lafayette


Heather Perkins is completing her Ph.D. at North Carolina State University in the Applied Social and Community Psychology program and working as a post-doctoral researcher with the STRIDE lab. She has participated in various research projects examining the role of engineering identity on graduate student success, how to counter scientist stereotypes in the classroom, and how to increase science identity and interest in community college students. Her primary research interest is identity and identity processes, as applied to STEM education and other communities.