Publications

2021
Aikens, M. L., Eaton, C. D., & Highlander, H. C. (2021). The case for biocalculus: Improving studentunderstanding of the utility value of mathematics to biology and affect toward mathematics. CBE - Life Sciences Education , 20, ar5. Publisher's Version
2019
Corwin, L. A., Kiser, S., LoRe, S. M., Miller, J. M., & Aikens, M. L. (2019). Community College instructors’ perceptions of constraints and affordances related to teaching quantitative biology skills and concepts. CBE - Life Sciences Education , 18, ar64. Publisher's Version
Theobald, E. J., Aikens, M. L., Eddy, S., & Jordt, H. (2019). Beyond linear regression: A reference foranalyzing common data types in discipline-based education research. Physical Review of Physics Education Research , 15, 020110. Publisher's Version
Joshi, M., Aikens, M. L., & Dolan, E. L. (2019). Direct ties to a faculty mentor related to positive outcomes for undergraduate researchers. Bioscience , 69, 389-397. Publisher's Version
2017
Andrews, S. E., Runyon, C., & Aikens, M. L. (2017). The Math-Biology Values Instrument: Development of a tool to measure undergraduate life science majors' task-values toward using math in the context of biology . CBE - Life Sciences Education , 16, ar45. Publisher's Version
Aikens, M. L., Robertson, M. M., Sadselia, S., Watkins, K., Evans, M., Runyon, C. R., Eby, L. T., et al. (2017). Race and gender differences in undergraduate research mentoring structures and research outcomes . CBE - Life Sciences Education , 16, ar34. Publisher's Version
2016
Aikens, M. L., Corwin, L. A., Andrews, T. C., Couch, B. A., Eddy, S. L., McDonnell, L., & Trujillo, G. (2016). A guide for graduate students interested in postdoctoral positions in biology education research. CBE - Life Sciences Education , 15 (4), es10. Publisher's Version
Aikens, M. L., Sadselia, S., Watkins, K., Evans, M., Eby, L. T., & Dolan, E. L. (2016). A social capital perspective on the mentoring of undergraduate life science researchers: An empirical study of undergraduate-postgraduate-faculty triads. CBE - Life Sciences Education , 15, ar16. Publisher's Version
2015
Aikens, M. L., & Roach, D. A. (2015). Potential impacts of tolerance to herbivory on population dynamics of a monocarpic herb. American Journal of Botany , 102 (11), 1901-1911.
2014
Aikens, M. L., & Roach, D. A. (2014). Population dynamics in central and edge populations of a narrowly endemic plant. Ecology , 95 (7), 1850-1860.
Aikens, M. L., & Dolan, E. L. (2014). Teaching quantitative biology: goals, assessments, and resources. Molecular Biology of the Cell , 25, 3478-3481. Publisher's Version
2007
Aikens, M. L., Ellum, D., McKenna, J. J., Kelty, M. J., & Ashton, M. S. (2007). The effects of disturbance intensity on temporal and spatial patterns of herb colonization in a southern New England mixed-oak forest. Forest Ecology and Management , 252, 144-158.