Amanda Butz, PhD – University of Wisconsin-Madison

/Amanda Butz, PhD – University of Wisconsin-Madison

Amanda Butz, PhD – University of Wisconsin-Madison

Amanda Butz, PhD is an Associate Scientist in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a member of the NRMN Mentorship Training Core, Dr. Butz has worked on the development, adaptation and evaluation of mentor and mentee training curricula and assessment tools. She has facilitated several mentor training workshops and works with Dr. Janet Branchaw on the revision, expansion, and evaluation of Entering Research, a curriculum for undergraduate and graduate research trainees. As part of this work, Dr. Butz coordinates the pilot testing, evaluation, and research efforts examining the second edition of Entering Research and has collaborated with members of the Entering Research team to develop and pilot test a learning assessment tool aligned with the Entering Research curriculum framework. She is also a Master Consultant for Entering Research. Master Consultants are curriculum experts who can provide individualized consultations on curriculum and implementation plans using the Entering Research curriculum.
Dr. Butz received her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Kentucky, where her research focused on academic motivation and self-efficacy. She also holds an MA from Morehead State University and a BA from Indiana University.

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