National Study of Learning Mindsets Early Career Fellowship

Student Experience Research Network and the University of Texas at Austin’s Population Research Center awarded National Study of Learning Mindsets Early Career Fellowships to 13 outstanding emerging scholars, with generous funding provided by the Bezos Family Foundation. Fellows participated in a year-long research network during which they used the National Study of Learning Mindsets data to research ideas about mindset science in education contexts, build a community of interdisciplinary colleagues, and advance knowledge for both scientific and lay audiences. Learn more about the fellows’ projects at the links below.

  • Basse, G. (2020) Growing Together: Assessing the Peer-Effects of a Growth Mindset Intervention. (Technical Report).
  • Bosch, N. (2020) Identifying Supportive Contexts for Mindset Interventions: A Two-Model Machine Learning Approach.
  • Broda, M. (2020) Learning Profiles in Context. (DOI forthcoming).
  • Browman, A. S., Miele, D. B., O’Dwyer, L. M. & May, S. C. (2020) Teachers’ Growth Mindsets and the Differential Treatment of High- and Low-Ability Students.
  • Brown-Iannuzzi, J. L., & Bainter, S. A. (2020) Investigating Educators’ Implicit Attitudes toward Social Groups.
  • Buttrick, N. (2020) False Growth Mindsets Negatively Impact Student Beliefs and Performance.
  • Gopalan, M. & Yeager, D. S. (2020) How Does Adopting a Growth Mindset Improve Academic Performance? Probing the Underlying Mechanisms in a Nationally-Representative Sample.
  • Kim, S., Schneider, B. & Yun, J. (2020) Estimating the Impact of Growth Mindset on High School Mathematics Performance and Course-Taking.
  • Koenka, A. C., Dent, A. L. & Corpus, J. H. (2020) The Maladaptive Consequences of Mathematics Tracking and How a Growth Mindset Intervention Can Moderate Them. (DOI forthcoming).
  • Li, M. (2020) Application of Automatic Sentiment Analysis: The Role of Emotions in an Experimental Learning Intervention.
  • Qin, X., Wormington, S., Guzman-Alvarez, A. & Wang, M. (2020) Why Does a Growth Mindset Intervention Impact Achievement Differently Across Secondary Schools? Unpacking the Causal Mediation Mechanism from a National Multisite Randomized Experiment.
  • Seo, E. & Lee, Y. (2020) Stereotype Threat in High School Classrooms: How It links to Teacher Mindset Climate, Mathematics Anxiety, and Achievement.
  • Sorhagen, N. S. (2020) Relations Among Students’ Motivation, Math Anxiety, and Math Achievement. (DOI forthcoming).


Robert Crosnoe

University of Texas at Austin
Faculty Consultant

Mesmin Destin

Northwestern University
Faculty Consultant

Paul Hanselman

University of California, Irvine
Faculty Consultant

Chandra Muller

University of Texas at Austin
Faculty Director

Shanette Porter

Student Experience Research Network
Fellowship Director

Barbara Schneider

Michigan State University
Faculty Consultant

Elizabeth Tipton

Northwestern University
Faculty Consultant

David Yeager

University of Texas at Austin
Faculty Consultant

2018-2019 Fellows

Guillaume Basse

University of California, Berkeley

Nigel Bosch

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Michael Broda

Virginia Commonwealth University

Alexander Browman

Boston College

Jazmin Brown-Iannuzzi

University of Kentucky

Nicholas Buttrick

University of Virginia

Maithreyi Gopalan

The Pennsylvania State University

Soobin Kim

Michigan State University

Alison Koenka

The Ohio State University

Manyu Li

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Xu Qin

University of Pittsburgh

Eunjin Seo

Texas State University

Nicole Sorhagen

Millersville University