Sandra Laursen

Ethnography & Evaluation Research

University of Colorado at Boulder

Sandra Laursen is director and senior research associate with Ethnography & Evaluation Research (E&ER), an independent research unit at the University of Colorado Boulder. E&ER conducts evaluation and research studies with a focus on education, equity, and career development in STEM higher education. Laursen and colleagues have published extensively on research- and inquiry-based learning, faculty development on teaching, and organizational change.  For more information, visit our website,

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Conference Presentation (1)

The StratEGIC Toolkit: Strategies to Support Gender Equity in Geoscience Faculties part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
The percentage of women earning geoscience degrees has increased in recent decades, but women's representation in geoscience faculty positions still lags well behind degree completion. Increasing women's ...

Other Contributions (5)

A comparison of outcomes of intensive in-person and online instruction-focused professional development for undergraduate math instructors part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Events:Meetings and Conferences:Transforming Institutions Conference 2021:Program:Poster Presentations:Poster Session A:Poster Session A-1
Research based instructional strategies (RBIS) have been shown to be positively related to student learning. However, most STEM instructors do not have the knowledge and skill necessary to implement RBIS ...