Research Team

Dr. Xiufeng Liu, co-PI

Professor of Science Education in the Department of Learning and Instruction, Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo (http://gse.buffalo.edu/about/directory/faculty/2037).  Dr. Liu oversees the science education research component of the ISEP project, coordinates formative evaluation activities, and liaises with the external evaluator.

2014-2015

Sarah Chudyk, Graduate Research Assistant

Sarah is a doctoral student in science education

Michelle Eades-Baird, Graduate Research Assistant

Michelle is a doctoral student in science education

Yang Yang, Graduate Research Assistant

Yang is a doctoral student in science education

2013-2014

Michelle Eades-Baird, Graduate Research Assistant

Michelle is a doctoral student in science education

Lei Fu, Graduate Research Assistant

Lei is a doctoral student in science education

Erica L. Smith, Graduate Research Assistant

Erica is a doctoral student in science education

ShaoHui Chi, Visiting Scholar

ShaoHui is a doctoral student at East China Normal University

2012-2013

 

Dr. Vanashri Nargund-Joshi, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr. Nargund-Joshi recently finished her PhD from Indiana University, Bloomington in science education. Her role on this project is to design and implement qualitative studies related to teacher development of pedagogical content knowledge related to interdisciplinary science inquiry teaching.  Specifically, she focuses on understanding the nature of science teachers’ orientations towards interdisciplinary science teaching and its relation to the specific components of PCK. She also studies the role of contextual factors in shaping teachers’ orientations of interdisciplinary science inquiry teaching PCK.

 

 Bhawna Chowdhary, Graduate Research Assistant

Bhawna is a doctoral student in science education.

 

Brooke Grant, Graduate Research Assistant

Brooke is a doctoral student in social studies education.

Erica L. Smith, Graduate Research Assistant

Erica is a doctoral student research assistant.

2011-2012

 

Younghee Lee, Graduate Research Assistant

Younghee is a doctoral student in Second Language Education