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About Amanda L. Glaze

Amanda Glaze specializes in evolution education research and development and population genetics, alternating her time between the classroom and the field as an Assistant Professor of Middle Grades & Secondary Science Education. Her research centers on the intersections of science and society, specifically the acceptance and rejection of evolution and the impact of the conflict between religion and evolution on science literacy. Her work has been featured on NPR's video/radio series Science Friday as well as on social media outlets such as the NCSE Science Education Blog, ErrantScience.com, and RealScientists.org. She served as a curator for RealScientists.org and @RealScientists on Twitter, @IAmSciComm, and a expert panelist for Science Friday's education focus #TeachTheE. Her publications and research can be accessed on ResearchGate or Academia online. She is a member and contributor to the blog of the Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) Consortium.

Positions

2016 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Education, College of
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Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Middle Grades and Secondary Education, Department of
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Dissertation Research Award, The University of Alabama (2012)
  • A.R.E. (Advisors Recognizing Excellence) Faculty Excellence Award, Southern New Hampshire University (2014)
  • First Place Paper - Science Education, Alabama Academy of Sciences (2014)
  • Top Ten, University-Wide Outstanding Dissertation Award, The University of Alabama (2015)
  • M. Ray Loree Most Outstanding Dissertation Award, The University of Alabama (2015)
  • Faculty Development Travel Award, Georgia Southern University (2016)
  • Faculty Development of Instruction Award, Georgia Southern University (2016)
  • Faculty Research Award, Georgia Southern University (2016)
  • Faculty Research Award, Georgia Southern University (2017)
  • Faculty Development Travel Award, Georgia Southern University (2018)
  • Evolution Education Award, National Association of Biology Teachers (2018)

Courses

  • Practicum III Science & Math (MGED 3722)
  • Practicum II Science & Math (MGED 3712)
  • Methods of Teaching Science in the Middle Grades (MGED 3232)
  • Teacher Leadership (ESED 8131)
  • Student Teaching (MGED 5799)
  • Middle Grades Field Experience II (MGED 3732)
  • Trends, Issues & Research in Education (ESED 7133)
  • Enhancing Student Performance (EDAT 7131)

Education

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2009 - 2013 Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Alabama
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2008 - 2009 Ed.S. in Secondary Science Education, Jacksonville State University
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2005 - 2008 M.S.Ed in Secondary Science Education, Jacksonville State University
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2002 - 2004 B.S. in Criminal Justice/Political Science, Jacksonville State University
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Contact Information

You may reach me directly via email or by phone at (978) 254-7431

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Edited Books (1)

Refereed Book Chapters (3)

Refereed Publications (8)

Conference Proceedings (2)

Book Reviews (5)

Interviews/Press (11)