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Annemarie Ross

Associate Professor

Department of Science and Mathematics
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

585-475-6041
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Annemarie Ross

Associate Professor

Department of Science and Mathematics
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Education

BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

585-475-6041

Areas of Expertise

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Journal Paper
Lynn, Matthew A., et al. "Successes and Challenges in Teaching Chemistry to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in the Time of COVID-19." Journal of Chemical Education 97. 9 (2020): 3322-3326. Print.
Pagano, Todd, et al. "Accessibility in Undergraduate Research Experiences: a Novel CURE." SPUR: Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research. (2020): NA. Web.
Ross, Annemarie D, et al. "Assessment of Climate Science Knowledge and Perceptions of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students." Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities 22. 1 (2019): 1-14. Web.
Schley, Sara, et al. "What About Me? Theorizing Power and Pushback in Advancing Marginalized Identities." Journal of Cultural Analysis and Social Change 4. 1 (2019): 1-13. Web.
Smith, Susan B, Annemarie D Ross, and Todd Pagano. "Chemical and Biological Research with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students and Professionals: Ensuring a Safe and Successful Laboratory Environment." Journal of Chemical Health and Safety 23. 1 (2016): 24-31. Print.
Lynn, Matthew A., et al. "Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and Hearing in an Introductory Biology Course: College Readiness, Social Learning Styles, and Success." Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. (2016): 1-29. Web.
Smith, Susan B., Annemarie D. Ross, and Todd Pagano. "Chemical and Biological Research with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students and Professionals: Ensuring a Safe and Successful Laboratory Environment." Journal of Chemical Health and Safety. (2015): 1-8. Web.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D. Ross, and Susan B. Smith. "Undergraduate Research Involving Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in Interdisciplinary Science Projects." Education Sciences 5. 2 (2015): 146-165. Print.
Ross, Annemarie and Randy Yerrick. "What I Taught my STEM Instructor about Teaching: What a Deaf Student Hears that Others Cannot." Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities 18. 1 (2015): 10-22. Web.
Pagano, Todd, et al. "Exploring Nutmeg’s Intriguing Place in History Using Narrative and Project-Based Approaches in the Science Laboratory." Journal of Laboratory Chemical Education 2. 1 (2016): 9-18. Web.
Ross, Annemarie D. and Randy Yerrick. "What I Taught My STEM Professor About Teaching: What A Deaf Student Hears That Others Do Not." Advances in Egineering Education. (2013) Web.
Pagano, Todd, et al. "Multidimensional Fluorescence Studies of the Phenolic Content of Dissolved Organic Carbon in Humic Substances." Journal of Environmental Monitoring 14. 3 (2012): 937-943. Print.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D. Ross, and George J. O'Neill. "A Program Like Any Other...Like None Other: Sustaining a Laboratory Science Technology Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students." Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities 15. 1 (2012): 11-25. Web.
Pagano, Todd, et al. "Multidimensional Fluorescence Studies of the Phenolic Content of Dissolved Organic Carbon in Humic Substances." Journal of Environmental Monitoring. (2011): 1-7. Print.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Ross, Annemarie D. and Todd Pagano. "Culturally-Responsive Teaching: Scientific Argumentation Strategies Among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students." ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Philadelphia, PA. 24 Mar. 2020. Conference Presentation.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D. Ross, and Susan Smith Pagano. "An Accessible CURE: Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students." IsLAND 2020. Princeton University. Princeton, NY. 12 Sep. 2020. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D, Randy Yerrick, and Todd Pagano. "Use of Scientific Argumentation by Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students." 10th annual Inclusion in Science, Learning a New Direction (ISLAND) Conference on Disability. Princeton University. Huntsville, AL. 5 Oct. 2019. Keynote Speech.
Pagano, Todd, et al. "Expanding Biomedical Training to the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Community." 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. New Orleands, LA. 18 Mar. 2018. Conference Presentation.
Pagano, Todd and Annemarie D Ross. "Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Professionals As Valued Members of Your Chemistry Team." 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Philadelphia, PA. 22 Aug. 2016. Keynote Speech.
Ross, Annemarie D., Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "Outreach and Educational Programs for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in the Sciences." 249th ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Denver, CO. 25 Mar. 2015. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D., Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "Research and Cooperative Work Experiences for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Undergraduate Students in the Sciences." 249th American Chemical Society National Conference. American Chemical Society. Denver, CO. 25 Oct. 2015. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D, Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "Developing an Inclusive Environment for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in Undergraduate Research Programs." 248th ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Society. San Francisco, CA. 11 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D, Blake Aronson, and Neil Bastian. "Recognizing Excellence: Investigating a Recognition Program for Two-Year Colleges." 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. ACS-BCCE. Allendale, MI. 3 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Pedagogical Benefits of the New ACS Climate Change Toolkit for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Laboratory Technology Students." ACS 246th National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Indianapolis, IN. 11 Sep. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. and Todd Pagano. "Empowerment of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Scientists Through Education, Accommodations, and Inspiration." 245th ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Society. New Orleans, LA. 8 Apr. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Benefits of Academic-Industrial Partnership for Chemical Technology Programs." 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Philadelphia, PA. 20 Aug. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Diversifying the Chemical Science Workforce by Training Students Who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, Minority, and Female." 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. San Diego, CA. 27 Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Spector, Ryan, et al. "Undergraduate Research from the Perspective of Associate Degree Level Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students: Analysis of Dissolved Organic Matter in Natural Waters." 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. San Diego, CA. 27 Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Macisco, James, et al. "Composition of Dissolved Organic Matter Entering Conesus Lake, NY." 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. San Diego, CA. 25 Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Spector, Ryan, et al. "Analytical Measurements of the Phenolic Composition of Dissolved Organic Matter in Wetlands." 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. San Diego, CA. 25 Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Mertes, Noel, Annemarie D. Ross, and Todd Pagano. "Experimental Design of Undergraduate Research Projects from the Perspective of Associate Degree Level Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students: Analysis of Dissolved Organic Matter in Natural Waters." 241st American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Anaheim, Anaheim, CA. 28 Mar. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Laboratory Technology Students in the Workplace." 241st American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Anaheim, Anaheim, CA. 29 Mar. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Female Students with Disabilities: Using the "Two Birds with One Stone" Approach to Diversify the Scientific Workforce." 242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Denver, Denver, CO. 30 Aug. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Book Chapter
Ross, Annemarie D, Randy Yerrick, and Todd Pagano. "Examining the Use of Scientific Argumentation Strategies in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Learning Contexts to Teach Climate Science." "Communication in Chemistry." Ed. Garland L. Crawford, et al. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2019. 75-95. Print.
Manuscripts Submitted for Publication
Ross, Annemarie D, Randy Yerrick, and Todd Pagano. "Use of Scientific Argumentation by Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students in Environmental Science Topics." 28 Sep. 2019. TS - typescript (typed).
Ross, Annemarie D, Randy Yerrick, and Todd Pagano. "Examining D/HH Students’ Equitable Access to Science - An Action Research Approach Based on Scientific Argumentation." 12 Jul. 2018. TS - typescript (typed).
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D. Ross, and Susan B. Smith. "Conducting Undergraduate Research with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in the Chemical and Biological Sciences." 25 Aug. 2014. TS - typescript (typed).
Ross, Annemarie D. and Randy Yerrick. "What I Taught My STEM Instructor About Teaching: What A Deaf Student Hears That Others Cannot." 9 Dec. 2013. TS - typescript (typed).
Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation
Ross, Annemarie D and Todd Pagano. "Examining Climate Science Argumentation Strategies by Deaf Students." Proceedings of the ACS Spring 2019 National Meeting. Ed. N/A. Orlando, Florida: American Chemical Society.
Pagano, Susan Smith, Annemarie D Ross, and Todd Pagano. "Integrating Biology and Chemistry in an Outdoor Ornithology Learning Environment." Proceedings of the 137th Meeting of the American Ornithological Society. Ed. AOS. Anchorage, AK: n.p..
Published Game, Application or Software
Pagano, Todd, et al. Sustainability Signs/Lexicons. Software. ASLcore. 2018.
Uninvited Presentations
Ross, Annemarie D and Todd Pagano. "Investigating the Argumentation Skills of Deaf Students." 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. American Chemical Society. South Bend, IN. 31 Jul. 2018. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D and Todd Pagano. "Rasch Analysis of a Climate Change Survey Among Deaf Students." 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. American Chemical Society. South Bend, Indiana. 1 Aug. 2018. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D and Todd Pagano. "Understanding of Climate Science Among Deaf and Hard-of-hearing laboratory Technology Students Improve with the ACS Climate Science Toolkit." 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting. American Chemical Society. New Orleans, LA. 18 Mar. 2018. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Using the ACS Climate Science Toolkit To Improve The Understanding of Climate Science Among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Laboratory Science Technology Students." 251st ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Society. San Diego, California. 13 Mar. 2016. Lecture.
Ross, Annemarie D, et al. "Creating Equitable Access for Underrepresented STEM Students: Professors' Inroads Toward University Changes." 2016 Annual Meeting. National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Baltimore, MD. 16 Apr. 2016. Conference Presentation.
Foster, Susan, et al. "Pushback! Responding to Challenges to Restricted Access Events: The Case of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Women Faculty." 2016 NSF ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop. Association for Women in Science. Baltimore, MD. 24 May 2016. Conference Presentation.
Pagano, Todd, et al. "Using a Narrative Approach in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory: Exploring Nutmeg’s Intriguing Place in History." 2016 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. American Chemical Society. Greeley, CO. 2 Aug. 2016. Conference Presentation.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D Ross, and Susan B Smith. "Making Education and Careers In Chemistry Accessible and Successful For Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students." 2016 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. American Chemical Society. Greeley, CO. 1 Aug. 2016. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D., Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "An Undergraduate Research Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Science Students." New York State Engineering Technology Association. New York State Engineering Technology Association. Rochester, NY. 22 Oct. 2015. Poster Session.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D Ross, and Susan B. Smith. "Encouraging Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Student Involvement in Undergraduate Research in the STEM Fields." New York State Engineering Technology Association. New York State Engineering Technology Association. Rochester, NY. 22 Oct. 2015. Poster Session.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D. Ross, and Susan B. Smith. "Ensuring a Safe and Successful Research Laboratory for Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Undergraduate Students." International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies. Pacific Basin Chemical Societies. Honolulu, HI. 15 Dec. 2015. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D and Susan B. Smith. "Research with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Undergrads." 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education. BCCE. Allendale, MI. 5 Aug. 2014. Poster Session.
Ross, Annemarie D., Susan B. Smith, and Todd Pagano. "Academic Benefits of the Online ACS Climate Change Toolkit for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students." 247th ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Dallas, TX. 16 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Smith, Susan B., Annemarie D. Ross, and Todd Pagano. "Encouraging Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Students in Undergraduate Research at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology." 247th ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Dallas, TX. 16 Mar. 2014. Poster Session.
Roslonowski, Mary C., et al. "Bringing Together Stakeholders to Improve Student Success: The Two-year College Advisory Board's Strategy for Facilitating Open Dialogue." 247th ACS National Meeting. American Chemical Society. Dallas, TX. 16 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Lynn, Matthew A., et al. "A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of the Experiences of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students Transitioning into Baccalaureate Studies in STEM Disciplines." Effective Access Technology. RIT. Rochester, NY. 17 Jun. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Lynn, Matthew A., Sandra Connelly, and Annemarie D. Ross. "A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of the Experiences of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students Transitioning into Baccalaureate Studies in STEM Disciplines." ANNY Second Annual Conference. Assessment Network of New York (ANNY). Rochester, NY. 28 Apr. 2014. Poster Session.
Sankoh, Amie, et al. "Land Use and the Dissolved Organic Matter Profile of Subwatersheds Tributaries Supplying Conesus Lake." Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society's Undergraduate Research Symposium. SUNY Brockport. Brockport, New York. 27 Apr. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. and Susan B. Smith. "An Undergraduate Research Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students." 44th ACS Western Regional Meeting. American Chemical Society. Santa Clara, CA. 5 Oct. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Value of the New ACS Climate Change Toolkit for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Laboratory Technology Students." 2nd Alfred State Sustainability Conference. Alfred State College. Alfred, NY. 8 Jun. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Spector, Ryan, et al. "Land Use and the Dissolved Organic Matter Profile of Subwatersheds Tributaries Supplying Conesus Lake." 39th Annual Rochester Academy of Sciences Paper Session. Rochester Academy of Science. Rochester, NY. 10 Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D. "Balancing Technical and Soft Skills in a Chemical Technology Program for Future Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Technicians." 38th ACS Northeast Regional Meeting. American Chemical Society. Rochester, New York. 1 Oct. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Spector, Ryan, et al. "Land Use and the Dissolved Organic Matter Profile of Subwatersheds Tributaries Supplying Conesus Lake." 38th ACS Northeast Regional Meeting. American Chemical Society. Rochester, NY. 2 Oct. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Dissertation/Thesis
Ross, Annemarie D. "Examining Deaf Students’ Equitable Access to Science vis-a-vis Contemporary Pedagogical Practices." Diss. State of New York-Buffalo, 2017. Print.
Grants
Le, Viet, et al (2016-2017). Provost's Learning Innovation Grant. Grant received/funded by RIT Provost's Office, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D. Ross, and Susan B. Smith (2015-2016). Enhancing Technical Skills Related to Health Sciences and Sustainability Careers for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Laboratory Science Technology Students. Grant received/funded by Research Foundation of SUNY, Department of Education.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie D. Ross, and Susan B. Smith-Pagano (2014-2015). Enhancing Technical Skills Related to Health Sciences and Sustainability Careers for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Laboratory Science Technology Students. Grant received/funded by Research Foundation of SUNY, Department of Education.
Pagano, Todd, et al (2014-2015). Enhancing Technical Skills Related To Health Sciences And Sustainability Careers For Deaf And Hard-Of-Hearing Laboratory Science Technology Students. Grant received/funded by Research Foundation of SUNY, DED-Department of Education.
Pagano, Todd, Annemarie Ross, and Susan B Smith (2013-2014). Enhancing Technical Skills Related to Health Science and Sustainability Careers for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Laboratory Science Technology Students. Grant received/funded by VATEA, NYSED and SUNYRF.
Ross, Annemarie (2013-2013). The Dorothy and Moses Passer Education Fund. Grant received/funded by The Dorothy and Moses Passer Education Fund, American Chemical Society.
Lynn, Matthew, Sandra Connelly, and Annemarie Ross (2012-2014). Investigation of Strategies to Improve the Success of Deaf and Hard of Hearin gStudents Transitioning into Baccalaureate Studies in STEM Disciplines. Grant received/funded by Research Center for Teaching and Learning, NTID.
Ross, Annemarie D. (2013). ACS Education Associate Grant. Grant received/funded by Education Program, American Chemical Society.
Published Conference Proceedings
Yerrick, Randy, et al. "Examining Higher Education Equity Efforts to Engage Underrepresented Engineering Students: Recruitment, Support, Instruction, Evaluation, and Outreach." Proceedings of the 2015 NARST Annual Internation Converence, Chicago, IL. April 13, 2015. Ed. Valerie L Akerson, Mary M. Atwater, and William C. Kyle. Chicago, IL: n.p., 2015. Web.
Full Length Book
Ross, Annemarie, et al. Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities: A Manual for High Schools, Colleges and Graduate Programs. 4.1 ed. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2013. Web.
National/International Competition Award Winner
Ross, Annemarie D. American Chemical Society. Certificate of Environmental Merit Award. Indianapolis, IN, 2013.
Ross, Annemarie. American Chemical Society. ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences. Rochester, NY, 2012.
Journal Editor
Pagano, Todd, L.K. Quinsland, and Annemarie D. Ross, ed. Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities(JSESD). Rochester: Science Education for Students with Disabilities (SESD), 2013. Web.
Published Article
Pagano, Todd, A.D. Ross, and G.J. O’Neill. “A Program Like Any Other-Like None Other.” Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 14.1 (2010): 32-41. Print. “
Formal Presentation
Pagano, Todd, and A.D. Ross. “Sustainability of a LaboratoryScience Program through Industrial Partnerships.” 239th ACS National Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 23 Mar. 2010. Presentation.
Ross, Annmarie D., L.K. Quinsland, and T. Pagano. “Enhancing Student Success in Chemical Technology Programs through Academia-Industry Partnerships.” 239th ACS National Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 21 Mar. 2010. Presentation.
Ross, Annemarie D., and T. Pagano. “Increasing the Diversity of the Laboratory Technician Workforce through the Inclusion of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students”. 240th ACS National Meeting. Boston, MA. 22 Aug. 2010. Presentation.

Currently Teaching

NLST-260
3 Credits
This course is a capstone to the program's focus on the application of laboratory tools, techniques, procedures, and scientific theory. Professional and ethical behavior standards in the science laboratory environment and current trends in performing analyses from advanced standard methods are central to this course. Students synthesize information learned in previous and concurrent technical courses by participating in job related simulations. This course also serves as a final mechanism for Co-op preparation. Students finalize a Laboratory Science Technology portfolio.
NLST-289
1 - 4 Credits
The description for each Special Topics request will be specified in each course proposal.
NLST-120
3 Credits
This course introduces students to the Laboratory Science Technology (LST) program's curriculum and the laboratory tools required for success in the program and as professionals in the laboratory science field. Topics will include an introduction to historical and current issues in the field, concepts of analytical testing, basic laboratory applications, fundamental technical skills used in the laboratory, laboratory safety, laboratory notebooks and information management, scientific reference and information sources, the identification and use of laboratory equipment, maintaining a laboratory environment, concepts of quality control, and the analytical process. Students begin to organize a Laboratory Science Technology portfolio.