Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy
Assistant Professor Science Education Program
Preferred: (408) 924-5228
SCI 248 by appointment
Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Of Cal-Davis, 2012
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.