Sherryl A. Broverman

Sherryl A. Broverman

Associate Professor of the Practice of Biology

External address: 
Science Dr, 307 B Biological Sciences, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 668-0228

Overview

How inclusion of civic issues, international connections, and social engagement alters the cognitive and affective responses of non- major science students to science education. How course design impacts the demographics (gender, race, etc) of student enrollment in elective science courses. Developing international science courses. The factors that impact educational outcomes for girls in rural Kenya. The impact of sustainable school gardens on anthropomorphic and cognitive outcomes in primary school children in Western Kenya.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Indiana University at Indianapolis 1990

  • B.A., Cornell University 1984

Selected Grants

Do Linked International Curricula in Biology Enhance Science Literacy and Engagement in Non-Science and Pre-major Studen awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2009

HIV and Obstacles to Girls' Education in Kenya awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2007

Puffer, Eve S., et al. “A church-based intervention for families to promote mental health and prevent HIV among adolescents in rural Kenya: Results of a randomized trial..” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 84, no. 6, June 2016, pp. 511–25. Epmc, doi:10.1037/ccp0000076. Full Text

Green, Eric P., et al. “Participatory mapping in low-resource settings: Three novel methods used to engage Kenyan youth and other community members in community-based HIV prevention research..” Global Public Health, vol. 11, no. 5–6, May 2016, pp. 583–99. Epmc, doi:10.1080/17441692.2016.1170178. Full Text

Matthews, E. J., et al. “IMPLEMENTATION OF A SCHOOL-BASED HIV PREVENTION CURRICULUM FOLLOWING NATIONAL DISSEMINATION IN NYANZA PROVINCE, KENYA..” East Afr Med J, vol. 91, no. 5, May 2014, pp. 152–60.

Puffer, Eve S., et al. “Developing a family-based HIV prevention intervention in rural Kenya: challenges in conducting community-based participatory research..” Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics : Jerhre, vol. 8, no. 2, Apr. 2013, pp. 119–28. Epmc, doi:10.1525/jer.2013.8.2.119. Full Text

Puffer, Eve S., et al. “Orphan status, HIV risk behavior, and mental health among adolescents in rural Kenya..” Journal of Pediatric Psychology, vol. 37, no. 8, Sept. 2012, pp. 868–78. Epmc, doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jss077. Full Text

Puffer, Eve S., et al. “The protective role of religious coping in adolescents' responses to poverty and sexual decision-making in rural Kenya..” Journal of Research on Adolescence : The Official Journal of the Society for Research on Adolescence, vol. 22, no. 1, Mar. 2012, pp. 1–7. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1532-7795.2011.00760.x. Full Text Open Access Copy

Puffer, E., et al. “Developing a community-based HIV prevention intervention in rural Kenya: Ethical challenges of community-based participatory research.” Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 2012.

Puffer, Eve S., et al. “Individual- and family-level psychosocial correlates of HIV risk behavior among youth in rural Kenya..” Aids Behav, vol. 15, no. 6, Aug. 2011, pp. 1264–74. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s10461-010-9823-8. Full Text

Broverman, S. A. “AIDS Research: Global Understanding & Engagement.” This Is a Curricular Model Published and Disseminated on the Website of the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, Aug. 2008.

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