Associate Professor, Teacher Development and Science Education
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Endowed Chair, Carmen Starkson Campbell Chair for Innovation in Teacher Development
College of Education and Human Development
Mistyís research interests are in teacher development across the teaching career. Using the theoretical lens of practical reasoning, Misty focuses on teachersí everyday work and leadership and the use of formative assessment in science classrooms. She has served as PI for the Cultural Relevance in Science Pedagogy (CRISP) regional action research network in Minnesota, partnering with the Science Museum of Minnesota. As a Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Research Fellow, she worked with a high school science teacher action research group on enacting formative assessment in their everyday practice.
Misty holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in curriculum and teacher education, with a specialty in science education, and a B.A. from Princeton University in geological sciences.