Brenda Capobianco

Brenda Capobianco

Associate Professor, Science Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Affiliated Faculty in Women's Studies; Courtesy Faculty of Engineering Education
Mailing Addresses
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
ARMSTRONG HALL
701 WEST STADIUM AVENUE
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907-2045
Phone: (765) 494-9635

Education

Ed.D, Science Education, Teacher Education and School Improvement, University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.S., General Science, Central Connecticut State University
B.S., Biology, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Research Interests

Gender, culture, identity, and agency in science and science education
Applications of feminist pedagogies in science and engineering
Teacher action research, collaborative action research, reflective practice, self-study practices
Qualitative research methods

Awards, Honors, Achievements, & Memberships

  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Purdue University, 2003-2004
  • Journal of Science Teacher Education, Editorial Board Member, 2006-2011
  • National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Practitioner Research Ad-Hoc Committee Chair and Strand Coordinator, 2006-present
  • American Association of University Women, 1990-present
  • American Educational Research Association, 1999-present
  • Association for Science Teacher Education, 2001-present
  • Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education, 2000-present
  • Collaborative Action Research Network, 2005-present
  • Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc., 2002-present
  • National Association of Research in Science Teaching, 1999-present
  • National Science Teachers Association, 1989-present