Gerene K. Starratt, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD, Psychology (specializations: cognition and electrophysiology), Florida Atlantic University
MA, Psychology (specializations: cognition and electrophysiology), Florida Atlantic University
BA, Psychology (minor: Philosophy), Chatham College
gstarratt@barry.edu
305-899-4869

Dr. Starratt teaches research methods and statistics courses in ADSOE’s undergraduate and graduate programs. She is involved in a number of education research projects in Broward County Public Schools and Miami-Dade County Public Schools and is a founding member of the South Florida Education Research Alliance. Her research interests include metacognition, program evaluation, Professional Learning Communities, Ninth Grade Academies, and Teacher Leadership.  Dr. Starratt is the Coordinator for Barry University’s Stamps Leadership Scholars Program. 

Selected publications

  • *Starratt, G. K., *Fredotovic, I., *Goodletty, S., & Starratt, C. (2017). Holocaust knowledge and Holocaust education experiences predict citizenship values among U. S. adults. Journal of Moral Education, 46(2), 177-194.
  • *Copeland, J. M., McCrink, C. L., & Starratt, G. K. (2017). Development of the Community College Internationalization Index. Journal of Studies in International Education. Advance online publication.
  • Starratt, G. K., Baum, R. G., & Clement, R. W.  (2008, August).  Investigating Student Success:  An Alternate Graduation Rate to Assess Outcomes for Non-Mobile Students.  ERS Spectrum, 26(3), 7-20.
  • *Berger, C. Starratt, G. K., & Starratt, C. (2004). Electrophysiological Correlates of Alexithymia. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 9, 154-158.
  • Starratt, G. & Nash, A. J. (2004). An alternative baseline measure for the calculation of the mismatch negativity (MMN) component of the event-related potential (ERP). International Journal of Psychophysiology, 51, 201-208.

Selected presentations

  • Medvin, L., Starratt, G., *Fredotovic, I., & *Goodletty, S. (2016, October). What does research tell us about Holocaust education? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Council for the Social Studies, Orlando, FL.
  • *Das, H., & Starratt, G. K. (2016, June). Web 2.0 directed learning activities in gifted, fifth grade students. Poster presented at the 14th annual South Florida Education Research Conference, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL.
  • Starratt, G. K., *Fredotovic, I., *Goodletty, S., & Starratt, C. (2016, February). Holocaust education, Holocaust knowledge, and citizenship values among U.S. adults. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head Island, SC.
  • Starratt, G. K., *Fredotovic, I., & *Goodletty, S. (2016, February). Using Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) to recruit participants for education research. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head Island, SC.
  • *Hale, R., Türegün, M., & Starratt, G. K. (2015, February). High School Predictors of College Mathematics Readiness. Poster to be presented at the annual Research Council on Mathematics Learning Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Shure, L., Bliss, L., Marinaccio, P., Noelliste, M., *Bolivar, C., *Alexandre, M., & Starratt, G. K. (2015, February). Identifying Equitable School Policies and Practices: A Strength-Based Approach. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
  • Starratt, G. K., *Goodletty, S., *Fredotovic, I., & Starratt, C. (2015, February). Constructing a Holocaust Knowledge Instrument: Establishing Content Validity using a Table of Specifications Methodology. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
  • Starratt, G. K., *Shaw, S., Evans, A., & Clement, R. (2015, February). Measuring Fidelity of Implementation of Ninth Grade Supports. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
  • Starratt, G. K., *Goodletty, S., *Fredotovic, I., *Auguste, S. & Shure, L. (2014, June). A Model for Engaged Scholarship: Creating an Education Research Lab. Paper presented at the annual South Florida Education Research Conference, Florida International University, Miami, FL.
  • Starratt, G. K. (2014, April). The Role of Mentoring in Broward County Public Schools Initiative to Foster Black Male Success. Poster presented in a special grant session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Legters, N., Parise, L., Lacey, C., & Starratt, G. (2014, April). Enhancing Ninth Grade Academies Using Collaborative, Design-Based Research. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Starratt, G. K., Noelliste, M., Newman, I, Rios, S. J., Hecht, S. Bliss, L., Ligas, M., Marinaccio, P., & Clement, R. (2014, February). Logistical Considerations in Building a Community-based Education Research Alliance: South Florida Education Research Alliance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Jacksonville, FL.
  • *Auguste, S. & Starratt, G. K. (2014, February). Closing the Achievement Gap for Black Males: A Comparative Study on Youth Mentoring Programs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Starratt, G. K., *Fredotovic, I., *Goodletty, S., & Starratt, C. (2014, February). Holocaust Education, Statutes, and Citizenship Values. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Newman, I., Clement, R. W., Starratt, G. K., Valbrun-Pope, M., Marinaccio Eckel, P., Gallagher, S., Noelliste, M., Williams, J., Bliss, L., Ban, R., Türegün, M., Perkins, S., & Ligas, M. R. (2013, February). An evaluation of Broward County Public Schools initiative to foster Black male success. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.
  • Ligas, M. R., Newman, I., Starratt, G. K., Mills, D., Hecht, S., Rios, S., & Ban, R.  (2012, February). On Developing a Collaborative Consortium between Universities and a Public School System: A Discussion of the Process, Implications, Procedures, and Roadblocks.  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head Island, SC.
  • Legters, N. E., Starratt G. K., Black, A., & Rappaport, S.  (2011, April).  Evaluating ninth grade academy implementation in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), Florida:  Initial findings.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.