Whitney Gaskins

Whitney B. Gaskins

Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor- Office of Inclusive Excellence & Community Engagement

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Ph.D., University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2014

M.S., University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2010 (Quantitative Analysis)

B.S., University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2008 (Biomedical Engineering)

Research Support

Grant: #OIA-1812795 Investigators:Gaskins, Whitney; Maynard, Kathie; Zaretsky, Michael 04-15-2018 -03-31-2020 National Science Foundation NSF INCLUDES Conference: Next Lives Here Convening: Community-Engaged Assessment Role:Collaborator $250,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #ODHE COFSP 16-59 Investigators:Gaskins, Whitney; Kukreti, Anant 07-01-2017 -06-30-2021 Ohio Department of Higher Education Diversifying Yield And Retention in Engineering, Sciences, and Allied Health Role:PI $185,625.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #R40529 Investigators:Chemero, Anthony; Gaskins, Whitney; Holland, Kristopher; Sheth, Nandita; Vilinsky, Ilya 10-01-2019 -03-31-2020 UC's Urban Futures Digital Futures Anchor Development Program Strange Tools Research Lab Role:Collaborator $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #60067277 / NSF 1817314 Investigators:Gaskins, Whitney; Simonson, Kenneth Winston 08-01-2018 -07-31-2023 National Science Foundation The Ohio LSAMP Alliance Role:PI $105,000.00 Active Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Cross K.; Gaskins W.; Jones B.; Lee W. (03-04-2019. )The Structure of Change: A Content Analysis of Engineering Diversity Plans and Mission Statements.Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, ,2018-October ,

Gaskins W.; Rice K.; Sheth N. (06-24-2017. )Sticky innovation: Exploring the problem of the bees through engineering and art .ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, ,2017-June ,

Gaskins W. (01-01-2015. )New approaches to teaching calculus to engineering freshman - Work in progress .6th Research in Engineering Education Symposium: Translating Research into Practice, REES 2015, ,

Gaskins W.; Kukreti A.; Maltbie C.; Steimle J. (01-01-2015. )Student understanding of the engineering design process using challenge based learning .ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, ,122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Makin (122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Makin ),

Gaskins W.; Jordan K. (12-01-2011. )Understanding engineering self-efficacy of students involved with a professional minority engineerin .Research in Engineering Education Symposium 2011, REES 2011, ,798-805

Honors and Awards

2014 Educator of the Year (NSBE)

2015 YWCA Rising Stars

2015 YMCA Adult Achievers

2014 Who’s Who in Black Cincinnati

2014 Graduate Student of the Year (NSBE)

2013 Who’s Who in Black Cincinnati

2013 University Graduate Scholar

2013 My Sister Circle Shining Star Award

2012 Graduate Engineering Education Consortium for Students (GEECS) fellow

2012 NEB Member of the Year

2012 University Graduate Scholar

2011 University Graduate Scholar

2010 University Graduate Scholar

2009 Miss Black Ohio

2004 NSBE fellow

2003 Cincinnatus Scholar