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Project PI - Dr. Stephanie Ivey

Stephanie Ivey is an A2H Fellow and Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis. She manages the Networking and STEM Club programs for MemphiSTEM. She received her B.S.C.E in 1996, M.S. in civil engineering in 1998, and Ph.D. in engineering in 2003 from the University of Memphis. Her primary research interests are in intermodal freight modeling, truck safety, transportation policy, and engineering education.


co-PI - Dr. John Haddock

John R. Haddock is a Professor of Mathematical Sciences and former Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at the University of Memphis. He manages the Math Bootcamp program for MemphiSTEM. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale in 1966 and 1970, respectively. His research interests include dynamical systems, qualitative behavior of solutions of differential and integral equations, and issues related to mathematics and science education.


co-PI - Ms. Regina Hairston

Regina J. Hairston is the Director of the Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program at the University of Memphis funded by NSF and the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR-UP Memphis) funded by the Department of Education. She provides professional counseling to students majoring in STEM fields through programs such as MemphiSTEM and NSF-sponsored S-STEM and CSEMS programs. She received her B.A. from Cleveland State University in 1979, the M.S. in counseling psychology in 1996, and the MBA in 2002 from the University of Memphis.


Data Manager - Dr. Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur manages all of the data and project evaluation strategies for MemphiSTEM. She received a B.Sc. in Social Psychology and Sociology from the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland in 1994, a M.Sc. in Research Methods in Psychology from Strathclyde University, Scotland in 1995, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from South Bank University, London in 2003. Her research interests include lexical acquisition, reading comprehension strategies and processes, and STEM education.


MemphiSTEM Links

Herff College of Engineering (HCOE)
HCOE Multimedia
S-STEM Grant
TRio STEM Project

MemphiSTEM Spotlight


"Being involved with MemphiSTEM has been a wonderful experience for me. It has helped me forge relationships with professors and other students that have been invaluable to me. MemphiSTEM has helped me become more prepared for a job after I graduate by allowing me to have a leadership position and work with teams. I can't believe how lucky I am to have been able to be involved with MemphiSTEM." - Lorrie

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