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Criswell, B. A., Rushton, G. T., and Shah, L..* Exploring the Form and the Function: a Review of Science Discourse Frameworks in the Service of Research and Practice. (2021) Research in Science Education51(1), 209–224.


Jin, Y., Rodriguez, C. A., Shah, L., and Rushton, G. T. Examining the Psychometric Properties of the Redox Concept Inventory: A Rasch Approach. (2020) Journal of Chemical Education. 97(12) 4235-4244.

Ndembera, R., Hao, J., Fallin, R., Ray, H. E., Shah, L., and Rushton, G. T. Demographic factors that influence performance on the Praxis Earth and Space Science: Content Knowledge Test. (2020) Journal of Geoscience Education, 1-10.

Shah, L.*, Butler Basner, E., Ferraro, K., Sajan, A., Fatima, A., and Rushton, G.T. Diversifying undergraduate chemistry course pathways to improve outcomes for at-risk students (2020) Journal of Chemical Education97(7), 1822-1831.


Shah, L., Jannuzzo, C., Hassan, T., Gadidov, B., Ray, H. E., and Rushton, G. T. Diagnosing the current state of out-of-field teaching in STEM (2019) PLoS ONE 14(9): e0223186. 


Shah, L., Schneider, J., Fallin, R., Linenberger Cortes, K. Ray, H.E, and Rushton, G.T. What Prospective Chemistry Teachers Know about Chemistry: An Analysis of Praxis Chemistry Subject Assessment Category Performance (2018) Journal of Chemical Education, 95(11) 1912-1921.

Shah, L., Hao, J., Rodriguez, C. A., Fallin, R., Linenberger-Cortes, K., Ray, H. E., and Rushton, G. T. An Analysis of Praxis® Physics Subject Assessment Examinees and Performance: Who Are Our Prospective Physics Teachers? (2018) Physical Review Physics Education Research, 14, 010126.

Shah, L., Hao, J., Schneider, J., Fallin, R., Linenberger-Cortes, K., Ray, H. E., and Rushton, G. T. Repairing Leaks in the Chemistry Teacher Pipeline: A Longitudinal Analysis of Praxis® Chemistry Subject Assessment Examinees and Scores (2018) Journal of Chemical Education, 95(5), 700-708.

Shah, L., Rodriguez, Christian A., Bartoli, Monica, and Rushton, G. T. Analysing the Impact of a Discussion-Oriented Instructional Curriculum on First-year General Chemistry Students’ Conceptions of Relative Acidity (2018) Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 19, 543-557.


Rushton, G. T., Dewar, A., Ray, H. E., Shah, L., Rosengrant, D., Sheppard, K., and Watanabe, L. Towards a high quality high school workforce: A longitudinal, demographic analysis of U.S. public school physics teachers (2017) Physical Review Physics Education Research, 13, 020122.


Rushton, G. T., Dewar, A., Ray, H. G., Criswell, B., and Shah, L. (2016) Setting a Standard for Chemistry Education in the Next Generation: A Retrosynthetic Analysis ACS Central Science, 2(11), 825–833

Shah, L., Laughlin, S. T., and Carrico, I. S. (2016) Light-activated azide ligation within living animals Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138(16), 5186–5189

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