Julie Reynolds

Associate Professor of the Practice of the Department of Biology

130 Science Drive, 034 Biological Sciences Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
(919) 681-6899

Lab Site: http://sites.duke.edu/reynoldslab/


  • Ph.D. 2001, University of California at Berkeley

  • M.S. 1994, University of California at Davis

  • B.A. 1990, Pomona College

Papers Published

Improved Reasoning in Undergraduate Writing through Structured Workshops, 1, 2015
Dowd, JE; Connolly, MP; Thompson, RJ; Reynolds, JA, The Journal of economic education. 46 vol. (1); pp. 14-27

“On Course” for Supporting Expanded Participation and Improving Scientific Reasoning in Undergraduate Thesis Writing, 1, 2015
Dowd, JE; Roy, CP; Thompson, RJ; Reynolds, JA, Journal of Chemical Education. 92 vol. (1); pp. 39-45

Promoting ecoliteracy through research service-learning and citizen science, 2013
Reynolds, JA; Lowman, MD, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. (2013) 11 vol. (10); pp. 565-566

Human diversity in science, 0, 2013
Abraham, JK; Reynolds, JA, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11 vol. (3); pp. 115-

Writing-to-learn in undergraduate science education: a community-based, conceptually driven approach., 2012
Reynolds, JA; Thaiss, C; Katkin, W; Thompson, RJ, CBE-Life Sciences Education. (2012) 11 vol. (1); pp. 17-25

Add ecology to the pre-medical curriculum, 0, 2012
Beck, C; Klemow, K; Paulson, J; Bernstein, A; Lam, M; Middendorf, G; Reynolds, J; Belanger, K; Cardelus, C; Cid, C; Doshi, S; Gerardo, N; Jablonski, L; Kimmel, H; Lowman, M; Macrae-Crerar, A; Pohlad, B; Roode, JD; Thomas, C, Science. 335 vol. (6074); pp. 1301-

Improving the quality of writing in a capstone engineering design course, 2011
Goldberg, R; Caves, K; Reynolds, JA, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. (2011)

Earth Stewardship: science for action to sustain the human-earth system, 0, 2011
III, C; FS, ; Power, ME; Pickett, STA; Freitag, A; Reynolds, JA; Jackson, RB; Lodge, DM; Duke, C; Collins, SL; Power, AG; Bartuska, A, Ecosphere. 2 vol. (8); pp. art89

Want to improve undergraduate thesis writing? Engage students and their faculty readers in scientific peer review., 2011
Reynolds, JA; Thompson, RJ, CBE-Life Sciences Education. (2011) 10 vol. (2); pp. 209-215

Promoting science literacy through Research Service-Learning, an emerging pedagogy with significant benefits for students, faculty, universities, and communities, 2010
Reynolds, JA; Ahern-Dodson, J, Journal of College Science Teaching. (2010) 39 vol. (6);

When communicating with diverse audiences, use VELCRO to make science stick, 2009
Reynolds, J, Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. (2009) 90 vol. (3); pp. 297-304

BioTAP: A systematic approach to teaching scientific writing and evaluating undergraduate theses, 2009
Reynolds, J; Smith, R; Moskovitz, C; Sayle, A, BioScience (BioOne). (2009) 59 vol. (10); pp. 896-903

Calibrated Peer Review™ assignments in science courses: Are they designed to promote critical thinking and writing skills?, 2008
Reynolds, JA; Moskovitz, C, Journal of College Science Teaching. (2008) 38 vol. (2); pp. 60-66

Can You Hear Us Now?: A comparison of peer review quality when students give audio versus written feedback, 2008
Reynolds, JA; Russell, V, Writing Across the Curriculum Journal. (2008) 19 pp. 29-44

Precisely! A writing exercise for science and engineering classes, 0, 2007
Reynolds, J; Vogel, S, Journal of College Science Teaching. 36 vol. (5); pp. 30-33

LEADLEY, PW; REYNOLDS, JA; THOMAS, JF; REYNOLDS, JF, Botanical Gazette. 148 vol. (2); pp. 137-140

Book Chapters:

Improving Critical-Thinking Skills in Introductory Biology Through Quality Practice and Metacognition in Using Reflection and Metacognition to Improve Student Learning, 2013
Lemons, P; Reynolds, JA; Curtin, A; Bissell, A

How Writing-to-Learn Practices Improve Student Learning: Connecting Research and Practice through a Consideration of Mechanisms of Effect in Changing the Conversation about Higher Education, 2013
Thaiss, C; Reynolds, JA

Disciplinary-Specific Thesis Assessment Protocol: A validated rubric that promotes student learning and faculty development in Changing the Conversation about Higher Education, 2013
Reynolds, J

New Ecology Education: Preparing Students for the Complex Human- Environmental Problems of Dryland East Asia in Dryland East Asia (DEA): Land Dynamics Amid Social And Climate Change, 2013
Ye, J; Reynolds, JF; Reynolds, JA; Herrick, JE; Wu, J; Chuluun, T; Li, F-M; Long, R

How do I write a scientific paper? A college student's primer on fundamentals and tips for success in , 1999
J.A. Reynolds

How do I write a scientific paper? A college student’s primer on fundamentals and tips for success in , 0, 1999
Reynolds, J

Published Abstracts

Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Theses by Teaching the Conventions of Scientific Writing and Professional Peer Review in Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education 0, 2010
J.A. Reynolds and R. Thompson


  • 2013 ESA Senior Fellow, Ecological Society of America

  • 2009 ACC Teaching Scholar, Unknown

  • 2003 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley

  • 2002 Mellon Fellowship, Duke University