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Bridget Mulvey

Associate Professor
Campus:
Kent
Office Location:
401 White Hall
Contact Information
Phone:
330-672-0621
Fax:
330-672-3243

Biography

Dr. Bridget Mulvey earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia and a master's degree in geological sciences from Indiana University at Bloomington. She teaches courses in science education and early childhood education for pre-service and in-service teachers. She taught preschool-16 science for 11 years in formal and informal settings. Her teaching and research focus on teachers and students doing science inquiry and understanding characteristics of scientific knowledge and inquiry to improve access to science learning, careers, and action for change for underrepresented groups with a focus on minority, female, and special education teachers and students. 

Education

Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Virginia

Expertise

Nature of science, scientific inquiry/practices, Technology

Research Methods

Qualitative and Mixed methods

Research Institutes and Initiatives

Healthy Communities Research Initiative