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Corinne McKamey

Henry Barnard School (HBS) 218
(401) 456-8995

Academic Background

I am interested in better understanding the perspectives of students and teachers in K-12 schools and after school programs. In pursuing this work, I have used a variety of qualtitative research techniques including cultural analysis of discourse, narrative analysis, and arts based methods (e.g. photography, collagemaking). I taught middle school and high school science and interdisciplinary studies in several urban public schools in San Antonio, Texas. Since moving to the Northeast in 1998, I have continued working in K-12 urban public schools in a variety of capacities, including mentor teacher, educational researcher, school accreditation consultant, and teacher educator. My degrees include a B.S. in Biology and Society from Cornell University, an M.A.T. from Trinity University in San Antonio, and an Ed.D. from Harvard University.

Courses Taught

ELED 437 Teaching Elementary School Science
ELED 513 Design & Assess Teaching and Learning
ELED 518 Science In The Elementary School


McKamey, Corinne (2011). Uncovering and managing unconscious ways of "looking": A case study of
researching educational care. Psychodynamic Practice 17(4).

McKamey, C. (2011). Restorying 'caring' in education: Students' narratives of caring for and about.
Narrative Works. http://w3.stu.ca/stu/sites/cirn/current_issue.aspx

Charmaraman, L. & McKamey, C. (2011). Urban early adolescent narratives on sexuality: Accidental and
intentional influences of family, peers, and the media. Sexuality Research and Social Policy.

Bernard, R., C. Cervoni, C. Desir, & C. McKamey (2010). "Understanding the 'I' in the Academy," in
Luttrell, W., ed. Qualitative Research in Education Reader. New York: Routledge.

Porche, M., C. McKamey & P. Wong (2009). Positive Influences of Education and Recruitment on
Aspirations of High School Girls to Study Engineering in College. American Society for Engineering
Education. Published conference proceedings from the Annual Meeting of the American Society for
Engineering Education, Austin Texas.


McKamey, C. (2010). Problem-solving issues of equity in schools through a frame of care. Promising
Practices Conference, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.

McKamey, C. (2010). Making Washington High like you: a case study of an immigrant high school
student's identity formation. Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton Canada.

McKamey, C. & M. Porche (2010). "We mixed and stirred and that excited me!" Collective and individual
identity formation in urban high school science labs, Society for Research on Adolescents Conference,
Philadelphia PA.

Charmaraman, L. & C. McKamey (2010). Urban middle school youth's perspectives on relationships: a
visual and textual analysis, Society for Research on Adolescents Conference, Philadelphia PA

McKamey, C. (2009). Managing teacher and researcher anxieties through caring. Psychoanalytic
Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Conference, Canterbury UK.

McKamey, C. (2009). Urban high school students developing identities in science -- in their own words.
Wellesley Centers for Women Lunchtime Seminar, Wellesley MA.

Ziemer, K.S., A. Sacco Jr., E. J. Podlaha, R. L. Carrier, S. Erkut, J. Grossman, C. McKamey & F. Marealle.
(2009). Discovery, Development, and Design: a 3D Approach to Teaching Transport Phenomena,
American Institute of Chemical Engineering, Nashville TN.

Porche, M. & C. McKamey (2009). High school students' masculine and feminine gender ideology and
college STEM aspirations, American Educational Research Association, San Diego CA.

Page last updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2010