Josephine Sarvis has written articles and conducted research on the learning differences between male and female elementary and middle school students. She is the lead coordinator for the Science and Math Learning Collaborative research initiative through the Associate Colleges of Illinois (ACI). She has examined gender equitable pedagogy in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and has presented her research at the ACI’s Annual Arts and Sciences Colloquium and at the Illinois Education Research Symposium. She received Dominican’s Excellence in Teaching Award in May 2011. Previously, Sarvis taught History and Philosophy of Education at Loyola University. Before that, she taught at Frances Xavier Warde School in Chicago, Caryl School in Dover, MA, and The Bell International School in Prague, Czech Republic.