Maralee Mayberry

Professor Emeritus


Office: CPR 209
Phone: (813) 974-2893

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Mayberry has research interests in the sociology of education, feminist science studies, feminist pedagogy, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and LGBT youth in educational settings. She has conducted research on the home schooling movement, Gay-Straight Alliances, applications of feminist approaches to the transformation of science curriculum, and applications of feminist pedagogy within and across disciplines. Dr. Mayberry is the co-author of four books: Effective Educational Environments, Home Schooling: Parents as Educators, Meeting the Challenge: Feminist Pedagogies in Action, and Feminist Science Studies: A New Generation. She has also published numerous journal articles in journals such as Education and Urban Society, Humanity and Society, Journal of Research on Science Teaching, The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education. Her current research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This collaborative project explores the effects of academic climate and social networks on the persistence of queer-spectrum undergraduates majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs across the country. Dr. Mayberry is active in a number of professional associations and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP).


Ph.D., University of Oregon, 1988