I am a geologist by academic and professional training and a science educator by heart. My passion is teaching, specifically teaching geoscience to non-majors including pre- and in-service teachers. I am especially interested in my students building their own knowledge through individual and group investigations. I aim to make my students think like scientists in solving classroom as well as outside-the-classroom questions. I am also interested in field-based instruction.
My current science education research interests are aimed towards several areas: