Kara Moloney, Ph.D.

Kara Moloney

Position Title
Academic Assessment Lead

The Grove, 1342
Bio

Education

Ph.D., Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno (2008)
M.A., English (Composition), University of Nevada, Reno (2001)
B.A., English, University of California, Davis (1992)
 

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction (Literacy), New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico (2008 – 2012)

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Educational Specialties, University of Nevada, Reno (2006-2008) 

Practicum Supervisor, Department of Educational Specialties, University of Nevada, Reno (2006-2007)

Reading Buddies Tutor Coordinator, Center for Learning & Literacy, University of Nevada, Reno (2005-2006)

Visiting Faculty, HHMI Summer Program, University of Nevada School of Medicine (2004-2007)

Lecturer, Core Writing Program, University of Nevada, Reno (2001-2004)

Teaching Fellow, Core Writing Program, University of Nevada, Reno (2004-2005; 1999-2001)
 

Recent Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Activity

VanderGheynst, J., Moloney, K., Bronner, C., & Wakefield, A. (2018). Professional development activities to improve the persistence of low-income, academically talented underrepresented graduate students in engineering. Paper presented at the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT.

Moloney, K., Fitzpatrick, S., & Hong, R. (2018). “Let’s give them something to talk about”: Exploring assessment language & culture. Paper presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education, Salt Lake City, UT.