Selected Publications

2019

Lizcano, R.L. Zárate, R.C. In Women Of Color in STEM: Navigating the Double Blind in Higher Education, 35.

Challenges and Sources for Latina Undergraduate and Graduate Students in STEM Disciplines

2019

Reardon, S.F., Fahle, E.M., Kalogrides, D., Podolsky, A., & Zárate, R.C. American Educational Research Journal56(6), 2474-2508.

Gender Achievement Gaps in U.S. School Districts

2018

Reardon, S.F., Kalogrides, D., Fahle, E.M., Podolsky, A., & Zárate, R.C. Educational Researcher47(5), 284-294.

The Relationship Between Test Item Format and Gender Achievement Gaps on Math and ELA Tests in Fourth and Eighth Grades

Throughout her career, Dr. Zárate has presented her work to diverse audiences at numerous conferences nationwide, as well as at academic institutions, and industry events.

Selected Presentations

Challenges and Opportunities Present in Student Decisions to Transfer.
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Nov. 18-21, 2020. (Paper Presentation)
Latinx Community College Students' STEM Trajectories in Remedial and College-Level Math Courses.
  • Gender & STEM Network Conference, Eugene, Oregon, Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2018. (Paper Presentation)
The Impact of Postsecondary Remediation using a Regression Discontinuity Analysis: Assessing Student Persistence, Student Outcomes and Major Intent.
  • Gender & STEM Network Conference, Eugene, Oregon, Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2018. (Paper Presentation)
  • Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE), Washington DC, Mar. 1-3, 2018. (Paper Presentation)
  • Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) Conference, Stanford University, Feb. 12-13, 2018. (Poster)
Geographic Variation of District-Level Achievement Gaps Within the United States.
  • Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE), Stanford University, Oct. 28-29, 2016. (Poster)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, Apr. 8-12, 2016. (Paper Presentation)
  • Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE), Washington DC, Washington DC, Mar. 2-5, 2016. (Paper Presentation)
Gender Achievement Gaps in U.S. School Districts.
  • Education and Inequality in 21st Century America, Stanford University, May 19-20, 2016. (Poster)
How I Got Here – Trajectories of Undergraduate Latinas in STEM
  • Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) on Education and STEM, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jun. 16-18, 2014. (Paper Presentation)