General Membership

Our membership includes over 100 faculty, staff, and student members with a wide range of expertise (e.g., discipline-based research,  higher education research, K-12 education research, public outreach and education, extension activities, etc.) who share a common interest in STEM education (pK-16+, formal and informal settings).  Most of us are homed at UNL; however, some of our members are homed in surrounding institutions such as Wesley College. 

Our founding faculty members. Left to right: Krista Adams (Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education), Jennifer Green (Statistics), Marilyne Stains (Chemistry), Douglas Golick (Entymology), Leilani Arthurs (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences), Mindi Searls (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences), Wendy Smith (Mathematics)


Organizational Team


Leilani Arthurs

Assistant Professor
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
larthurs2@unl.edu


Jenny Dauer
Assistant Professor of Practice
School of Natural Resources
jenny.dauer@unl.edu

       
Mindi Searls
                                       William Glider
Research Assistant Professor             Professor of Practice
Department of Earth and                    School of Biological Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences                         wglider1@unl.edu 
msearls2@unl.edu






















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Support for the Discipline-Based Education Research Group comes from the Center for Science, Mathematics, and Computer Education; NebraskaSCIENCE; the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences; the Department of Chemistry; the School of Biological Sciences; and the School of Natural Resources.

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