Alanna Pawlak
Research Associate • Departmental Change in Higher Education • Collaborative Learning in Introductory Physics
Center for STEM Learning

Alanna graduated in 2018 with a Ph.D. in physics from Michigan State University. Her research has focused on collaborative learning environments in introductory physics, studying areas such as student reasoning, student interactions, and undergraduate learning assistants' approaches to teaching in these environments. She is currently working on a project investigating departmental change in higher education, and participating in departmental change efforts at CU Boulder by facilitating departmental action teams.