Anne-Barrie Hunter
CAPS Project Co-PI • Program Manager
Center for STEM Learning

Anne-Barrie Hunter, CAPS INCLUDES Grant Co-PI, is a Program Manager for the Center for STEM Learning and the Co-Director and a Research Associate with Ethnography & Evaluation Research at CU Boulder. For more than 25 years, she has been conducting qualitative research and evaluation of STEM initiatives seeking to improve college science education. Her 1997 work on the research study by Seymour and Hewitt produced Talking about Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences has led to her current project after 20 years of follow-up research: Talking about Leaving Revisited, with a fall 2017 release date. The present study explores contemporary factors affecting students’ decisions to stay in or switch from STEM majors.