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Liz Bailey

Assistant Professor
Biology

4146 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Alternate (maiden) name I publish under: Elizabeth Gibbons

Teaching Interests

  • Introductory Biology for Non-Majors
  • Introductory Biology for Majors
  • Cell Biology
  • Physiology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Pedagogy

Research Interests

  • Gender Gaps in Biology Education
  • Reciprocal Peer Tutoring
  • Course Structures that Promote Growth Mindset
  • Cumulative Assessment
  • Integration of Math and Biology
  • Membrane Biophysics

Education

  • PhD, Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University, 2013
  • BS, Biophysics, Brigham Young University, 2008

Experience

Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2018-Present
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Georgetown University, 2017-2018
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University - Hawaii, 2016-2017
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2014-2016
  • Adjunct Faculty, Salt Lake Community College, 2014-2014
  • Adjunct Faculty, Brigham Young University, 2013-2014

Memberships

  • Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, 2012-Present
  • Biophysical Society, 2008-2014

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 025, 026
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 036

Fall 2018

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 027

Summer 2016

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 23

Winter 2016

  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 011, 012
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 025

Publications

Journal Articles

Bailey EG, Baek D, Meiling J, Morris C, Nelson N, Rice N, Rose S, Stockdale P. 2018. Learning Gains from Recurring ‘Teach and Question’ Homework Assignment in an Introductory Biology Course for Non-Majors: Utilizing Reciprocal Peer Tutoring Outside of Class.

Bailey EG, Jensen JL, Nelson J, Wiberg HK, Bell JD. 2017. Weekly Formative Exams and Creative Grading Enhance Student Learning in an Introductory Biology Course.

Vaughn AR, Bell TA, Gibbons E, Hirsche K, Moulton E, Schwab M, Nelson J, Bell JD. 2015. Relationships between membrane water molecules and patman equilibration kinetics at temperatures far above the phosphatidylcholine melting point. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes. 1848(4):942-950.

Presentations

Jones SR, Bailey EG. STEM connections: Examples of conceptual blending between biology and mathematics. Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education. St. Paul, Minnesota. 2017 .