Name: Rosemary Millham
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Department: Teaching and Learning
Expertise Keywords: Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Indigenous culture, science education
Available For: interviews, essays, speaking
Expertise: PhD environmental science, MS and BS in geology and education.
Currrent Research: A new instrument called a CCDXRD currently being developed at the NASA GSFC. It is a revolutionary x-ray diffractometer that is small in size, faster than traditional XRDs, provides diffraction data within 2-4 minutes, provides k-Fluorescence data within 4-6 minutes, and does not require sample preparation. This instrument is slated to fly to the Moon, Venus, and Mars in future missions to provide mineralogy data.
Office Phone: 845-257-3118
Positions held at New Paltz prior to current position:
NASA Education Specialist - PT
Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
Education Specialist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Sabbatical replacement at Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
HS and MS teacher Valley Central Schools, Montgomery, NY
|SUNY New Paltz||1981-1983||Bachelors||1983||P-K 12 education and Geology|
|Oklahoma State University||2003-2007||PhD||2007||Environmental Science|
|SUNY New Paltz||1983-1986||Masters||1987||Secondary Ed Earth Science|
Other professional activities
Numerous conference presentations on space research, science education, climate science, culturally responsive classrooms, education in general, and mineralogy of atmospheric dust
American Geophysical Union 1999-present
American Association for the Advancement of Science 1999-present
American Geophysical Union 1999-present
National Science Teacher's' Association 1984-present
Union of Concerned Citizens 2002-present
Science Teachers' Association of NYS 1984-present
Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities 2010-present
Kappa Delta Phi 1983-present
Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) 2007-2015
New England Science Teacher’s Association (NESTA) 2007-present
National Association of Geosciences Teachers (NAGT) 1999-present
American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) 2009-present
Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) 2009-present
Millham, R. A. & daCunha, T. (Fall/Winter 2014). Interventions to Mitigate Misunderstandings in Science: Using data-driven decision-making to inform teaching. (Invited). Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning Journal- NYS ACTE division. Rochester, NY. v9, n2, Fall/Winter (p. 63-72).
Isabelle, A., Millham, R. A., & daCunha, T. (2014). Moving Ahead with Misconceptions. Science Scope. National Science Teachers Association. Alexandria, VA. September (p. 69-77).
Millham, R., & Duhaney, D. (2014). The New York State Master Teacher Program – A Scramble to Get On Board. Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning Journal- NYS ACTE division. Rochester, NY. v8, n2, Spring/Summer (p. 104-113).
Millham, R., & Isabelle, A. (2013). Revisiting Science Misconceptions: Has anything changed? Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning Journal- NYS ACTE division. Rochester, NY. v8, n1. (p. 13-44)
Millham, R.A. (2012). It’s All In the Particle Size (The ‘BIDDI’ Process: Brainstorm, Investigate, Debrief, Debate and Identify): Connecting the Parts of the Whole in Instruction. The Science Teacher. National Science Teachers’ Association. Fairfax, VA. (p. 52-56) plus six pages online.
Millham, R. A. (2012). Everything Moon: An educator’s guide and activities. Brown Walker Publishing - Universal Press. Boca Raton, FL. 229 pages
Millham, R.A. (2012). Using Standards and High-Stakes Testing for Students: Exploiting Power with Critical Pedagogy. J.A. Gorlewski, B. Porfilio & D. Gorlewski (Ed.). Peter Lang Publishing. Inc. NY, NY. Invited. (p. 178-194). (Critics’ award and external review)
Gorlewski, J. & Gorlewski, D. (Ed.). (2012). Making it Real: Case Stories for Secondary Educators. Sense Publishing. Boston. Invited. (p. 71-74, 85-89, 95- 100)
Millham, R.A. (2010). Lunar Space Weather Action Center. The Science Teacher. National Science Teachers’ Association. Fairfax, VA. (p. 60-65) plus 1 page online @ http://www.nsta.org/highschool/connections/201004IdeaBankExtension.pdf)
And several curriculum publications from 2009-2015