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Maralee  Mayberry

Maralee Mayberry

Maralee Mayberry
Professor, Undergraduate Program Director, Director of Pedagogy


Office: CPR 0209
Phone: (813) 974 1956
Fax: (813) 974 6455



Dr. Mayberry has research interests in the sociology of education, feminist science studies, feminist pedagogy, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and LGBT youth in educational settings. She has conducted research on the home schooling movement, Gay-Straight Alliances, applications of feminist approaches to the transformation of science curriculum, and applications of feminist pedagogy within and across disciplines. Dr. Mayberry is the co-author of four books: Effective Educational Environments, Home Schooling: Parents as Educators, Meeting the Challenge: Feminist Pedagogies in Action, and Feminist Science Studies: A New Generation. She has also published numerous journal articles in journals such as Education and Urban Society, Humanity and Society, Journal of Research on Science Teaching, The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education. Dr. Mayberry is active in a number of professional associations and is the current chair of the Society for the Study of Social Problem’s Conflict, Social Action, and Change division.


Ph.D.,University of Oregon, 1988

Graduate Students

Toria Kwan, Kris Oliveira