Sheila Macrine, PhD

Professor / Chairperson

STEM Education & Teacher Development

Curriculum Vitae


Liberal Arts 398A


1994Temple UniversityPhD
1989Temple UniversityM.Ed
1975University of MassachusettsBS


  • Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Teacher Education


Research interests

  • Embodied Cognition
  • Cognitive Development
  • Alternative Assessment with CLD students
  • Learning Sciences


Research Activities

  • Embodied Cognition in the Classroom and Teaching Research Skills
  • Dynamic Assessment
  • Learning Sciences

Select publications

Macrine, S. & Fugate, J.M.B (2019).
Embodied Cognition
The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Fugate, J.B.M, Macrine, S.L. & Cipriano, C. (2018).
The role of embodied cognition for transforming learning
International Journal of School & Educational Psychology

Macrine, S. (2017).
Review Essay, Inside Our Schools: Teachers on the Failure and Future of Education Reform
Teachers College Record

  • Faculty Advisor to UMass Dartmouth's Alpha Eta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society
  • Program Chair of the AERA Paulo Freire Special Interest Group

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