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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 College of Education
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Present Assistant Professor of Middle Grades and Secondary Science Education, Georgia Southern University Department of Teaching & Learning
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Dissertation Research Award, The University of Alabama 2012
  • ARE 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

Courses

  • Student Teaching in the Middle Grades
  • Middle Grades Field Experience II
  • Enhancing Student Performance
  • Middle Grades Science Methods

Education

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20092013 PhD, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
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20082009 Ed.S., Jacksonville State University
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20052008 M.S.Ed, Jacksonville State University
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20022004 B.S., 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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Invited Presentations, Panels, & Plenary Speaking (6)

Interviews & Feature Articles (7)

Feature Documentary (1)

Refereed Journals (4)

Books/Chapters (4)

Multimedia Scholarship (16)