Dr. Monica L. DillihuntASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION Biography Dr. Monica L. Dillihunt Curriculum Vitae Education Ph.D., Philosophy, Howard University (Washington, DC), 2003 Masters, Education, Mercer University, 1997 Certification, Elementary Education, Mercer University, 1996 B.S., Biology and Psychology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1991 Classes Taught ED 308 - Educational Psychology ED 540 - Cogn Dev Theories Learning Affiliations National Education Association Alabama Education Association Council for Exceptional Children Alabama Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children. American Psychological Association Phi Delta Kappa National Staff Development Association American Education Research Association Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. National Alliance of Black School Educators Association of Black Psychology Women’s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Honors and Awards 2015 Inaugural Class of the UAH LEAD Program 2014 RAND Fellow 2014 American Education Week’s Teacher of the Year Award for UAH College of Education 2010 Recipient of the Outstanding Research Award for the learning and cognition SIG of the American Education Research Association (AERA). 2008-2009 Recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Award; University of Alabama in Huntsville 2008 SAEA Faculty Advisor of the Year Award, State Department AEA 2007 Outstanding Student Leader: 2nd Place Faculty Advisor; University of Alabama in Huntsville. 2004 Professor of the Year for the School of Education / Howard University Trustee Scholarship Who’s Who Among American College and Universities Dean’s List Second Place Graduate Research Symposium Black Student Association Award for Scholarship Minority Scholarship Preparing Future Faculty Fellow Publications Gluck L, Dillihunt M.L, Gilmore M.W. (2014) Advantages of Using Innovative Technological Pedagogy to Teach Chemistry in Secondary Schools. Modern Chemistry and applications 2: e119. doi:10.4172/2329- 6798.1000e119 Dillihunt, M.L., Smith, D.W., Farrington, P.A., Turner, M.W. & Benfield, M.P.J (2012). Impact of Innovative Student Project for the Increased Recruitment of Engineering and Science Students (InSPIRESS). American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings. Smith, D.W., Dillihunt, M.L., Farrington, P.A., Benfield, M.P.J., & Turner, M.W. (2012). Impact of Integrated Product Team course on skill development and workplace preparation for graduating engineering seniors. American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings. Trammel, M.S., & Dillihunt, M.L. (2012). In our own voices: Black Adolescent girls’ Facebook & blog usage. Paper presented at the American Education Research Association Conference Proceedings. Tyler, K.M.,Uqdah, A.L.,Dillihunt, M.L., Beatty-Hazelbaker, R., Conner, T. Gadson, N.C., Henchy, A.M., Hughes, T., Mulder, S., Owens, E., Roan-Belle, C., Smith, L., & Stevens, R., (2008). Cultural discontinuity: Towards a quantitative investigation of a major hypothesis in education. Educational Researcher, 37 (5), 280-297. Tyler, K.M., Dillihunt, M.L., Boykin, A.W., Coleman, S.T., Scott, D.M., Tyler, C.M.B., & Hurley, E.A (2008). Examining cultural socialization within African American and European American households. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 14, 201-204.