Dr. Frances Carter-Johnson works in data science for a leading federal scientific funding agency where she is responsible for assessing outcomes of broadening participation programs and contributing to the body of knowledge about advancement of groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM. Frances applied her evaluation and analytical methods doctoral training to large-scale grant evaluations as a STEM Research Associate with Westat and to university-level educational research as a Postdoctoral Associate in MIT's Teaching and Learning Laboratory before entering the federal sector as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Carter-Johnson's research focuses on investigating socio-cognitive factors as well as programmatic and policy outcomes to increase understanding of and improve efficiency for the myriad of environments and groups that constitute the nation's technical workforce.
She will teach PUAD 660.
B.S. Physics, Spelman College
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Physics, Mississippi State University
M.S. Applied Physics, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Ph.D. Public Policy, University of Maryland Baltimore County
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