Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy | Science Education Program
Preferred: (408) 924-5228
- Doctor of Physics, Physics, Univ Of Cal-Davis, California, United States, 2012
- M.S., Physics, Univ Of Wyoming, Wyoming, United States, 2005
- B.A., Physics, Suny College At Oswego, New York, United States, 2002
Dr. Paul received her PhD in physics from the University of California, Davis in 2012.
As a member of the Physics Education Research group, she investigated the interactions
between students and instructors in interactive classrooms and contributed to the
development of the Real-time Instructor Observing Tool (RIOT). Her research interests
are under the umbrella of physics and astronomy education and include active learning
techniques, assessment, instructor professional development, models/modeling, and
graduate student teaching assistants. Dr. Paul is an avid runner, and also enjoys
hiking, camping, reading, and of course discussing physics, astronomy, and education.