• "Transformative learning and teaching of environmental science, from college sophomores to urban children." with Karen Anderson. Science Education & Civic Engagement: An International Journal3(2); 38-42,Summer 2011.
  • "Philosophy in the Field: Seeing, Knowing, Doing." Philosophy in the Contemporary World 17(2): 48-57, Fall 2010.
  • "Tips for Cheap Trips: Short-term Travel Courses on a Shoestring." With Karen Talentino. The Teaching Professor, January 2008.
  • "Stonehill College: A Four-Year Program to Create a Campus Community of Learners." pp. 54-55. In Spear, K., with others. (2003) Learning Communities in Liberal Arts Colleges. National Learning Communities Project Monograph Series. Olympia, WA: The Evergreen College, Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education, in cooperation with the American Association for Higher Education.
  • "H.J. Muller and R.A. Fisher on the evolutionary significance of sex." Journal of the History of Biology 28 (1995): 133-149.


  • "Liberating Science: General Chemistry, Interdisciplinary Learning Communities and Informed Citizenship." With Katie Conboy, Louis Liotta, and Karen Talentino. Promoting the Liberal Sciences: Science as Liberal Education, a conference co-sponsored by the American Conference of Academic Deans and the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Washington, DC, October 26, 2007.
  • "Children as Urban Ecologists: A SENCER program for pre-service teachers." With Stephanie McNamara '07. Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) Capitol Hill Poster Session (Rayburn House office Building) and Presentation (Sumner School), March 12, 2007, Washington, DC.
  • "Bridging the Gaps: Focusing Campus Efforts on Civic Engagement." With Nuala Boyle (Mission Division), Rebecca Williamson (Student Affairs Division) and Brian Jenkins '06. Association of American Colleges and Universities conference on The Civic Engagement Imperative: Student Learning and the Public Good. November 12, 2005, Providence, RI.