Martha Cecilia Bottia
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Gender studiesHigher educationEthnic groupDeclarationDevelopmental psychologySociologyMathematics educationSocioeconomic statusDemographyPsychologyPolitical sciencePropensity score matchingPovertyPedagogyStudent engagementTracking (education)AccountabilityEarly childhoodSchool choiceTest (assessment)Educational attainmentAcademic achievementDiversity (politics)Statistical analysisSchool cultureRacial differencesScience teachersPredictor variablesLatino aRacial compositionScience educationMedical educationMultilevel modelRace (biology)Social psychologyTeaching methodOperationalization
35Publications
11H-index
492Citations
Publications 36
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#1Roslyn Arlin Mickelson (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 27
#2Jennifer B. Ayscue (NCSU: North Carolina State University)H-Index: 5
Last. Jerry J. Wilson (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 1
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The unanimous 1954 Brown v. Board of Education opinion is one of the most consequential legal decisions of the 20th century. Even though it concerned government sanctioned racial segregation of pub...
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#1Roslyn Arlin Mickelson (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 27
#2Martha Cecilia Bottia (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 11
Last. Savannah Larimore (WashU: Washington University in St. Louis)H-Index: 1
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Racial and ethnic differences in educational outcomes significantly narrowed during the 1970s and 1980s when K–12 public schools were desegregated. However, when schools resegregated starting rough...
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Last. Leanne Barry (OSU: Ohio State University)H-Index: 1
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Racially minoritized students in the United States constitute 30% of the U.S. population, but students from these populations represent a smaller proportion of those who earn science, technology, e...
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#1Martha Cecilia Bottia (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 11
#2Elizabeth Stearns (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 17
Last. Cayce Jamil (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
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This article investigates whether attending a community college is related to an increase in the number of students majoring and graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math...
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#1Elizabeth StearnsH-Index: 17
Last. Melissa H. Dancy (CU: University of Colorado Boulder)H-Index: 19
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Using a multimethod approach, we investigate whether gender gaps in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) major declaration in college are explained by differences in the grades ...
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#1Jason Giersch (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 7
#2Martha Cecilia Bottia (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 11
Last. Stephanie Moller (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 22
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The adoption of market theory as a guiding principle of education policy increased the need for assessments of school performance that families could use to compare academic benefits of attending o...
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#1Martha Cecilia Bottia (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 11
#2Elizabeth Stearns (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 17
Last. Stephanie Moller (UNCC: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)H-Index: 22
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This article investigates whether attending a high school that offers a specialized science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics program (high school with a STEM program) boosts the number of students majoring in STEM when they are in college. We use a longitudinal sample of students in North Carolina, whom we follow from middle school through college graduation, to estimate the effect of attending a high school with a STEM program on students’ interest in STEM, odds of declaring, and ch...
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#2Amy Hawn NelsonH-Index: 1
Last. Martha Cecilia BottiaH-Index: 11
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