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Alumni

Eric Brewe

eric.brewe@drexel.edu

Eric Brewe is an associate professor at Drexel University's Department of Physics where he also conducts research at the university level on teaching and learning physics with a focus on model instruction. 

Vashti Sawtelle

vashtis@msu.edu

Vashti is a physics education researcher and an assistant professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Her research seeks to understand how active learning, modeling, and interdisciplinary classrooms assist in supportive learning environments. 

Jianlan Wang

Dr. Wang is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Tech University and the Helen DeVitt Jones Chair in Teacher Education. He continues to research teacher mentoring and its role in teacher learning and teaching reform as well as mathematics teaching throughout different contexts and cultures.

Geraldine L. Cochran

Geraldine L. Cochran is a professor of Professional Practice with the Office of STEM Education (OSE) and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University. Her research focuses on instruction support and development in physics and astronomy. 

Renee Michelle Goertzen

After her time as a postdoctoral researcher at FIU's Physics Education group, Renee Michelle Goertzen became Senior Program Manager at the American Physical Society (APS) where she develops and implements pprograms for PhysTEC Member institutions. 

Adrienne Traxler

Adrienne is an Assistant Professor at Wright State University where she teaches General Physics and Analytical Mechanics. She also conducts research on network analysis, diversity and equity issues in physics education as well as student problem-solving. 

Jared Durden

Jared is a physics instructor in the Physical Sciences Department at Ozarks Technical Community College. He has always been interested in the socio-cultural setting of the reformed classroom and is currently developing a theoretical framework. 

Other Alumni

Jesper Brunn: Assistant Professor at the University of Copenhagen
Contact: jesper.bruun@gmail.com

Jacqueline Doyle: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Diane Crenshaw: Graduate Student at Columbia University Teacher’s College.
Contact: dec2142@columbia.edu

David Jones: Alumni Teacher in Residence & Physics Instructor, STEM Tranformation Institute

Mashood Kandiyil: Faculty member for the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, India

Priscilla M. Pamelá: Data Analyst at Care Resource.
Contact: aarcas35@gmail.com