Select publications, presentations, and grants

Select Publications:

  • Case, A.S. (2018). Creating a parallel process: Teaching experiential therapies through experiential learning. Invited long-form abstract to Teaching Tips: A Compendium of Conference Presentations on Teaching.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (2017). Flipped Out: Methods and Outcomes of Flipping Abnormal Psychology. In R.L. Miller (Ed.) Teaching Tips: A Compendium of Conference Presentations on Teaching. Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (2015). Collective accomplishments: Personal educational aspirations, peer college aspirations, and parent encouragement in long-term educational attainment. Social Psychology of Education, 1-21. DOI 10.1007/s11218-015-9325-7
  • Sommerfeld, A.K., Lindwall, J., & Knudtson, L. (2015). Social justice advocacy across contexts: How counselors and psychologists can integrate advocacy into research and practice. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 4, 90-102.
  •  Sommerfeld, A.K. (2014). Social class as a relevant cultural variable for middle class women: Implications for psychology training and practice. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45(1), 67-75.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K., & Bowen, P. (2013). Fostering social and cultural capital in urban youth: a programmatic approach to promoting college success.  Journal of Education, 193(1), 47-55.
  • Gresalfi, M.S., Barab, S., & Sommerfeld, A.K. (2011). Intelligent action as a shared accomplishment. In D.Y. Dai (Ed.), Design research on learning and teaching in educational settings: Enhancing intellectual growth and functioning (pp. 41-64). New York: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (2011). Recasting non-cognitive factors in college readiness as what they truly are: Non-academic factors. Journal of College Admissions, n213, 18-22.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (2011). The role of parents in students’ structured and unstructured out-of-school-time activity participation. In H. Kreider & H. Westmoreland (Eds.), Promising Practices for Family Engagement in Out-of-School Time (pp. 45-54). IAP-Information Age Publishing, Inc.

Select Presentations:

  • Case, A.S. (April 2018). Overcoming challenges and developing strategies in college preparatory program evaluation. Workshop presented at the 2018 National Partnership for Educational Access Conference. New Orleans, LA.
  • Case, A.S. (August 2017). Encouraging postsecondary success for lower-income rural youth through community partnerships. Poster presented at the 2017 American Psychological Association Conference. Washington, D.C.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K., Klein, E. Rosen, J., Trala, K., Wang, S., Williams, C., Nicholson, E., & Nyman, L. (October 2015). Privileging our youth: Realities, struggles, and accomplishments in leveling the educational playing field for underprivileged youth. Symposium presented at 15th annual Diversity Challenge. Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture, Boston College, Boston, MA.
  • Sato, M., & Sommerfeld, A.K. (February 2015). Strengthening Student Engagement through Community-Based Organizations. Presented at 32nd annual Winter Roundtable Conference on Cultural Psychology and Education. Teachers College, Columbia University. New York, NY.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (February 2015). Is it a tool or a weapon?: A discussion about the impact of white privilege in consultations with community-based youth development programs for students of color. Presented at 32nd annual Winter Roundtable Conference on Cultural Psychology and Education. Teachers College, Columbia University. New York, NY.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (August 2014). Extra-academic factor development in International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Graduates: An analysis of an international sample. Presented at the 2014 American Psychological Association Conference. Washington, DC.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (August 2014). The importance of “why”: Investigating of the role of motivational orientation in long-term educational outcomes. Presented at the 2014 American Psychological Association Conference. Washington, DC.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (May 2014) Socioemotional benefits of International Baccalaureate Diploma Program completion. Presented at the 2014 International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance  (IAEVG). Quebec City, Canada.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. (May 2014). How underlying extra-academic factors allow for educational aspirations to become educational outcomes: An analysis of the Longitudinal Study of American Youth dataset. Presented at the 2014 International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance  (IAEVG). Quebec City, Canada.

Select Grants:

  • Sommerfeld, A.K. ($75,000; June 1, 2016-May 30, 2017). Helping Our Youth Achieve Success, College Preparation Intervention Program: Year 2. Maryland Higher Education Commission.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. ($5,000+$2150 for materials; September 2015-June 2016). Creating a parallel process: Employing experiential learning techniques to teach experiential therapy (PSY 494). Washington College, Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. ($165,908; July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016). Helping Our Youth Achieve Success, College Preparation Intervention Program. Maryland Higher Education Commission.
  • Sommerfeld, A.K. ($5000, September 2014-June 2015). Flipped and blended Psychopathology I (PSY 233). Washington College, Center for Teaching and Learning.