Current Group Members

PhotoNameContact Information
Mike Bennett Mike Bennett
Director of Educational Outreach and Research • Informal Physics Education and PISEC Program
Department of Physics • JILA
303-492-7815
"" Daniel Bolton
Instructor of Physics • Teaches large-enrollment intro physics at CU
Department of Physics
303-492-7368
"" Joel Corbo
Research Associate • Institutional Change in Higher Education • Equity and Inclusion in Physics
Center for STEM Learning
Melissa Dancy Melissa Dancy
Research Faculty • Educational Transformation, Faculty Development and Gender/Race Studies
Department of Physics • Center for STEM Learning
"" Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer
Senior Research Associate • Upper-division physics labs; Diversity, equity, and inclusion in physics education
Department of Physics
303-492-8759
Michael Dubson
Senior Instructor • Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies • PhET software developer • Departmental fire suppression specialist
Department of Physics
303-492-4938
Brett Fiedler Brett Fiedler
PFC PISEC Coordinator • Post-doc • Informal physics education and PISEC program
JILA • Department of Physics
303-492-7820
"" Noah Finkelstein
Professor • Theory and Practice in PER, drawing on socio-cultural perspectives
Department of Physics
303 735 6082
"" Julian Gifford
Graduate Student • Student Reasoning in Quantum Mechanics
Department of Physics
"" Robert Hobbs
Senior Associate Professor • Learning in undergraduate laboratories
Bellevue College Department of Physics
425-564-3154
Jessica Hoehn Jessica Hoehn
Graduate Student • Research on Student Reasoning in Quantum Mechanics
Department of Physics • Center for STEM Learning
"" Simone Hyater-Adams
Graduate Student • Physics and Racial Identity/Informal Science and Outreach Programs/ Arts and STEAM
ATLAS Institute
"" Alexandra (Allie) Lau
Graduate Student • Research on Faculty Development Programs
Department of Physics
Heather J. Lewandowski
Associate Professor of Physics • Fellow of JILA • Research on Labs and Experimental Physics
Department of Physics • JILA
Will Lindsay
Graduate Student • K-12 science education
School of Education
7209893483
"" Valerie Otero
Professor, Executive Director of Learning Assistant Program, Co-Director Center for STEM Learning • The Learning Assistant Program, Physics and Everyday Thinking High School, Center for STEM Learning
Learning Assistant Program • School of Education
Kathy Perkins
Associate Professor Attendant Rank, Director of PhET Interactive Simulations • PhET simulations, Course reform, Institutional change
Department of Physics
303-492-6714
"" Benjamin Pollard
Research Associate • Post-doc, Physics laboratory education
Department of Physics
"" Steven Pollock
Professor of Physics • PER research, with a focus on student learning in upper-division
Department of Physics
303-492-2495
"" Gina Quan
Research Associate • Departmental change in undergraduate STEM
Center for STEM Learning
"" Laura Ríos
Research Associate • Development of research skills in laboratories
Department of Physics
303-492-8759
"" Julian Stenzel Martins
PhD Student • Student group dynamics in inquiry-based physics education
School of Education
720-485-7744

Affiliate Group Members

PhotoNameContact Information
"" Stephanie Chasteen
Research Associate • Institutional, departmental & faculty change research
Center for STEM Learning
303-775-3277
Susan Chipman
Retired Federal Manager of Cognitive Science Research • Cognitive scientist who managed much research relevant to science education, including early NIE-NSF program
CU Denver Department of Psychology
303-440-2949
"" Claudia Fracchiolla
Research Associate • Informal Physics Education Research
Center for STEM Learning • National University of Ireland Galway
"" Jean Hertzberg
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering • Using aesthetics for affective domain gains. CIRTL and APS DFD education-related work.
CU Department of Mechanical Engineering
303 817 0967
Seth Hornstein
Senior Instructor • Director of Sommers-Bausch Observatory • Astronomy education research
Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
310-492-5631
"" Briana Ingermann
Education Programs Manager • Informal astronomy education and education research
Fiske Planetarium
303-492-4073
"" Edmond Johnsen
Education Technologist and Data Wrangler • Development, implementation, and analyses of education technology and learning.
Center for STEM Learning
303-964-6035
"" Emily B. Moore
Director of Research and Accessibility, PhET Interactive Simulations • PhET Interactive Simulations
Department of Physics
"" Robert Parson
Professor and Associate Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry • Curricular design, chemistry education, PhET project and simulations
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry • JILA
303 492 7751
Ariel Paul
Director of Development • PhET Interactive Simulations project
Department of Physics
Chandra Turpen
Research Assistant Professor • Faculty and Institutional Change, and Role of culture in learning science
University of Maryland College Park Department of Physics
303-817-0250
Tamia Williams
Undergraduate Student • 2017 PER Intern • Arts Education and Physics Identity
Mount Holyoke College Department of Physics
9176080802

Former Group Members

PhotoNameContact Information
Wendy Adams
Research Associate Professor • Assessment of problem solving, perceptions of physics, perceptions of teaching as a profession, simluations
Colorado School of Mines Department of Physics
970-539-6154
Charlie Baily
Lecturer • Advanced undergraduate E&M; quantum ontologies
University of St Andrews
Katie Hinko
Assistant Professor of Physics • Informal Physics Education Research
Michigan State University
"" Chris Keller
Product Manager • Building better educational tools
Lab-Aids Inc.
970-236-1150
"" Jacob Stanley
Post-doc researcher • Upper-division lab education, scientific documentation, experimental modeling
Department of Physics