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Erin McCave

Lecturer, Research Assistant Professor

Department of Engineering Fundamentals


Contact Information

  • 206 Perkins Hall
  • Phone: 865-974-9810
  • E-mail: emccave@utk.edu
  • Department Website

  • Early-career engineering education research faculty agency

    Engineering undergraduate students’ identity development

    PhD, Bioengineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2014

    Engineering & Science Education Certificate, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2012

    BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University,
    Houghton, MI, 2003

    Member, American Society for Engineering Education

    1. McCave, E., Smith-Orr, C., Bodner, C., Faber, C., Lee, W., Strong, A. (Submitted) I graduated, now what?: An overview of the EER job field and search process. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2020.

    2. Faber, C., Lee, W., Strong, A., Smith-Orr, C., Bodner, C., McCave, E. (Submitted) Developing a Model of Professional Agency Towards Change in Engineering Education for Early Career Scholars. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2020.

    3. Smith-Orr, C., Bodner, C., Faber, C., Lee, W., McCave, E., Strong, A. (2019) Collaborative Research: Supporting Agency among Early Career Engineering Education Faculty in Diverse Institutional Contexts: Developing a Framework for Faculty Agency. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2019.

    4. Burleson, D., McCave, E. (2018) Creating an Active Learning Classroom with an Engaging Online Platform. First-Year Engineering Education Conference 2018.

    5. McCave, E., Faber, C., Bodner, C., Lee, W., Smith-Orr, C., Strong, A. (2018) Collaborative Research: Supporting Agency among Early Career Engineering Education Faculty in Diverse Institutional Contexts. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2018.

    6. Strong, A., Smith, C., Bodner, C., Lee, W., Faber, C., McCave, E. (2018) Using a Critical Incident-Centered Transition Theory Framework to Explore Engineering Education Research Faculty Transitions. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2018.

    7. Smith, C., Faber, C., Strong, A., Bodner, C., Lee, W., McCave, E. (2017) Best Practices for Developing a Virtual Peer Mentoring Community. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2017.

    8. Faber, C., Bodner, C., Strong, A., Lee, W., McCave, E., Smith, C. (2016) Narrating the experiences of first-year faculty in the Engineering Education Research community: Developing a qualitative, collaborative research methodology. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2016.

    9. Streiner, S., McCave, E., Levonisova, S., Savage, R., Ragusa, G., Shuman, L., Matherly, C., Benson, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2015) An Inductive Qualitative Analysis of Student Interviews on Engineering Global Preparedness. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2015.

    10. Levonisova, S., Savage, R., Streiner, S., McCave, E., Benson, L., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Matherly C., Ragusa, G. (2015) Identifying Factors That Enhance Undergraduate Engineering Students’ Global Preparedness. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition 2015.

    11. McCave, E., Gilmore, J., Burg, T., Burg, K. (2014) Evaluation of an Introductory Research Program for Minority Students in an Interdisciplinary Tissue Engineering Lab. 40th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC) Proceedings.

    12. McCave, E, Gilmore, J., Burg, K. (2014) Engineering and Science Student Preparedness for Research: Exploring the Connections Between Student Identity and Readiness for Research. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference 2014.

    13. McCave, E., Cass, C., Burg, K., Booth, B. (2010) The Normal Microenvironment Directs Mammary GlandDevelopment. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia. (15)3, pp 291-299.

 




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