An empirical sociologist, Dr. Judith Stull teaches statistics, research methodology, project evaluation, and the sociology of education, especially as it pertains to higher education. Her research has focused on improving educational achievement, especially those who are at risk of failing from Pre-kindergarten through graduate school. She was a project evaluator for multi-million-dollar U.S. Department of Education and NSF projects and works extensively with science professionals.

Courses Taught




EDAD 8093

Administration Research Seminar


EDAD 8636

Research for Change


SCTC 1002

STEM Scholars Seminar


EPSY 8826

Multivariate Research Methods


HIED 5102

Administration of Higher Education


HIED 8093

Advanced Higher Education Research Seminar


Selected Publications

  • Stull, J. (2015). The Good, the Bad, and the Data: Shane the Lone Ethnographer's Basic Guide to Qualitative Data Analysis. TEACHING SOCIOLOGY, 43(3), pp. 249-250. doi: 10.1177/0092055X15587892

  • VanVoorhis, R.W., Miller, K.L., Miller, S.M., & Stull, J.C. (2015). Impact of Stepping Stones Triple P on Parents With a Child Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Implications for School Psychologists. School Psychology Forum, 9(2), pp. 121-142. Retrieved from

  • Smutzer, G. & Stull, J.C. (2014). Chemosensory properties of stearic acid. In Stearic Acid: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (pp. 1-24).

  • Smutzer, G., Patel, J.Y., Stull, J.C., Abarintos, R.A., Khan, N.K., & Park, K.C. (2014). A preference test for sweet taste that uses edible strips. Appetite, 73, pp. 132-139. England. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2013.10.021

  • Smutzer, G., Patel, J.Y., Stull, J.C., Abarintos, R.A., Khan, N.K., & Park, K.C. (2014). A preference test for sweet taste that uses edible strips [electronic resource]. Appetite, 73, pp. 132-139. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved from

  • Stull, J. (2013). Family socioeconomic status, parent expectations, and a child's achievement. Research in Education, 90(1), pp. 53-67. doi: 10.7227/RIE.90.1.4

  • Rigsby, L.C., Stull, J.C., & Morse-Kelley, N. (2013). Determinants of student educational expectations and achievement: Race/ethnicity and gender differences. In Social and Emotional Adjustment and Family Relations in Ethnic Minority Families (pp. 201-224). doi: 10.4324/9781315045030-20

  • Stull, J. (2013). Individual Decision-making in a Social Context: The Sociological Determinants of Female Sports Participation. In E.M. Leeds & M. Leeds (Eds.), Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports (pp. 56-72). Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Ebba, S., Abarintos, R.A., Kim, D.G., Tiyouh, M., Stull, J.C., Movalia, A., & Smutzer, G. (2012). The examination of fatty acid taste with edible strips. Physiol Behav, 106(5), pp. 579-586. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.04.006

  • Stull, J.C., Majerich, D.M., Bernacki, M.L., Varnum, S.J., & Ducette, J.P. (2011). The effects of formative assessment pre-lecture online chapter quizzes and student-initiated inquiries to the instructor on academic achievement. Educational Research and Evaluation, 17(4), pp. 253-262. doi: 10.1080/13803611.2011.621756

  • Varma, D., Ganti, S., Gilles, T., Diaz, M., Thompson, T., Stull, J., & Jansen, S.A. (2011). Comparison of UHPLC and HPLC methods for the assay of prostanoids: "are the methods equivalent in terms of accuracy and precision?." Bioanalysis, 3(8), pp. 853-862. England. doi: 10.4155/bio.11.58

  • Stull, J.C., Varnum, S.J., Ducette, J., Schiller, J., & Bernacki, M. (2011). The Many Faces of Formative Assessment. International Journal of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, 23(1), pp. 30-39. Retrieved from

  • Majerich, D.M., Varnum, S.J., Gilles, T., Stull, J.C., & Ducette, J.P. (2011). Facilitation of Formative Assessments using Clickers in a University Physics Course. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning & Learning Objects, 7, pp. 11-24. Retrieved from

  • Stull, J. (2010). Teaching high school chemistry: The teachers' perspective. ABSTRACTS of PAPERS of the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 239. Retrieved from

  • Leeds, M.A., Miller, C., & Stull, J. (2007). Interscholastic athletics and investment in human capital. Social Science Quarterly, 88(3), pp. 729-744. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6237.2007.00480.x

  • Stull, J., Jansen, S.A., Schiller, J., Ducette, J., & Roberts, L. (2007). The many faces of formative assessment in university science courses. ABSTRACTS of PAPERS of the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 234. Retrieved from

  • Jansen, S.A., Ducette, J., Stull, J., Schiller, J., Roberts, L., & Gilles, T. (2007). Formative assessment as a pedagogy in General Chemistry. ABSTRACTS of PAPERS of the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 234. Retrieved from

  • Miller, K.L., Miller, S.M., & Stull, J.C. (2007). Predictors of counselor educators' cultural discriminatory behaviors. Journal of Counseling and Development, 85(3), pp. 325-336. doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6678.2007.tb00481.x

  • Hendricks, P., Wahl, L., Stull, J., & Duffield, J. (2003). From policy to practice: Achieving equitable access to educational technology. Information Technology and Disabilities, 9(1).

  • Stull, J.C. & Success, P.M.L.f.S. (2002). The Determinants of Achievement: Minority Students Compared to Nonminority Students. A Research Report. Publication Series. Retrieved from

  • Stull, W., Sanders, N., & Stull, J. (2000). The Effects of School Size and Leadership On Participation in the School-to-Work Movement. Career and Technical Education Research, 25(4), pp. 472-502. doi: 10.5328/jver25.4.472

  • Stull, J.C. (1995). Convict: A computer simulation of the criminal justice system. Computers in Human Services, 11(3-4), pp. 261-267. doi: 10.1300/J407v11n03_03

  • Stull, J.C., Morse-Kelly, N., & Rigsby, L.C. (1995). Large data sets: opportunities and challenges for educational researchers. Applied Behavioral Science Review, 3(2), pp. 195-210. doi: 10.1016/S1068-8595(95)80007-7

  • STULL, J.C. (1994). SPSS FOR WINDOWS STUDENT VERSION. TEACHING SOCIOLOGY, 22(1), pp. 136-137. doi: 10.2307/1318629

  • STULL, J.C. (1994). SPSS FOR WINDOWS. TEACHING SOCIOLOGY, 22(1), pp. 136-137. doi: 10.2307/1318629

  • Stull, J.C. (1994). SPSS for Windows/SPSS for Windows Student Version. Teaching Sociology, 22(1), pp. 136-137. Retrieved from

  • Stull, W.J. & Stull, J.C. (1991). Capitalization of local income taxes. Journal of Urban Economics, 29(2), pp. 182-190. doi: 10.1016/0094-1190(91)90012-V