Dr. CHRISTIE SAHLEYProfessor
Associate Head for Undergraduate Education
Director, Center for Faculty Success
PROFESSIONAL FACULTY RESEARCH
(Neurobiology) Cellular and molecular analysis of learning; cellular response to neural injury.
Acknowledgement of Indigenous Caretakers: We acknowledge Purdue University is located on the traditional homelands of many indigenous people. We honor and appreciate these Indigenous caretakers which include the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Lenape (Delaware), Myaamia (Miami) and Shawnee People.
Ph.D., Kentucky, 1978
Princeton University, Neurobiology - Postdoc 1978-82
Bell Labs, Resident Visitor, Neurobiology - 1981-82
University of Kentucky, Physiological Psych - Ph.D. 1975-78
University of Kentucky, Physiological Psych - MS. 1972-1975
Lake Erie College - BA. 1971
Associate Head, Department Biological Sciences: 2016 – present
Director, ADVANCE Purdue Center for Faculty Success: 2011 – present
Special Advisor to the Provost, Gender Equity: 2014 – present
Courtesy Appt: Women’s, Gender & Sexuality: 2016 - present
Professor: 2000 – present
Associate Dean, College of Science: 2000 – 2010
Associate Professor: 1994 – 2000
Research Associate: 1991 – 1994
Visiting Scholar: 1989 – 1991
Assistant Professor, Psychology and Biology: 1982- 1989
RECENT PUBLICATION AND PRESENTATIONS
Hoffmann, E. and Sahley, C. (2021) How Students Think Ab out Women Professors: Enforcement of Hegemonic Femininity in Students’ End-of-Term Evaluations. In Female Voices from the Worksite: The Impact of Hidden Bias against Working Women across the Globe. Editor, Marquita R. Walker.
Mack, K., Sahley, C. and O. Taylor, (2020) STEM Women of Color in Academic Leadership: That None Shall Perish. In Creating Gender-Inclusive Organizations: Lessons from Research and Practice. Editors, Ellen Kossek and Kyung-Hee Lee.
Zurn-Birkhimer, S., Ashteen-Brynat, F. and C. Sahley. (2020) Exploring your Identity and Belonging: Invited Workshop at Hawaii International Conference on Education.
Sahley, C. Smith, MJT. and L. Mason (2018) Multipronged Efforts to Diversity and Inclusion: Preparing Postdocs and Institutions. AGEP National Meeting.
Zurn-Birkhimer, S.M. and C. Sahley. (2016) Identity and Cultural: Connections in STEM. AWIS Magazine.
Zurn-Birkhimer, S.M., S. Geier* and C. Sahley, (2011) ADVANCE-Purdue: Retention, Success and Leadership for senior female STEM faculty, Proceedings of the 2011 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Vancouver, B.C.
Lead Stem Equity Achievement Change Team (SEA Change) self- assessment and proposal development at Purdue, 2019 – present
Reviewer: Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, 2019 – 2020
Co-PI AGEP: (Linda Mason PI) Big Ten Academic Alliance - Professorial Advancement Initiative (focus on preparing postdocs an institutions to broaden participation across the Big Ten Academic Alliance)
Co-PI (with Klod Kokini) Clare Booth Luce Fellowship Program.
Co-Editor – Working Papers – Purdue University, 2018 – present Current edition https://www.purdue.edu/butler/...
External Advisory Board: ADVANCE programs: Florida International; Virginia Commonwealth University, 2017 – present
External Advisory Board ADVANCE-IT Virginia Commonwealth University, 2018-present
Design and Implementation of Faculty Development Workshops, 2014 – present
Member, Executive Board of Big Ten- Ivy League Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium, 2016 – present
President, Indianapolis Chapter Association of Women in Science (AWIS)