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Full Name
Whitney Bortz
School/Organization
Virginia Tech and Fresno Pacific University in the fall
Job Title
Postdoctoral Research Associate and Assistant Professor in the fall
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Virginia Tech
Bio

Whitney Wall Bortz

Dr. Bortz is a former K – 12 mathematics teacher whose research focuses on STEM education and assessment in both K – 12 and higher education. She holds a Ph.D. in Education from Queen’s University in Belfast. She is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Virginia Tech where she works on two NSF-funded projets. Alongside colleagues in computer science, she has investigated the integration of computational thinking into science education. In the Department of Engineering Education she works with a team looking at funding models in STEM graduate programs and related experiences and career outcomes of graduate students.