Rachel Renbarger

Contact: rachel.renbarger@wmich.edu

Affiliation: Western Michigan University

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Short Personal Bio

Dr. Rachel L. Renbarger (@Dr_Rachel_Ren) is a former high school English, creative writing, and psychology teacher in rural America. With her PhD in Educational Psychology, her research interests include best practices in providing supports for high-achieving and underserved student groups in K-12 and postsecondary settings (i.e., first-generation, low-income, Black, Latinx) using asset-based frameworks. Additionally, she performs evaluations of programs related to faculty and student programs within educational settings. She is proficient in qualitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designs.

Additional Information

Topic Areas: Demonstrating impact, Diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice, Teaching evaluation / changing teaching evaluation practices

Audiences: Instructors, Higher education administrators, Teaching and learning center staff, Graduate students, Postdoctoral researchers

Contexts / Institutional Types: R1, R2, Public, Private, 4-year