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Meet the Change Agents

Change Agents are individual faculty in their respective disciplines who are committed to teacher preparation, are well-networked in their discipline, and have agreed to conduct national campaigns to recruit and support GFO Champions at institutions across the U.S.

Gay Stewart

Gay Stewart

West Virginia University
Physics change agent
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Jennifer Nielson

Jennifer Nielson

Brigham Young University
Chemistry change agent
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Duane Merrell

Duane Merrell

Brigham Young University
Physics change agent
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Karen Magee-Sauer

Karen Magee-Sauer

Rowan University
Physics change agent
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Vince Kuo

Vince Kuo

Colorado School of Mines
Physics change agent
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William Hunter

William Hunter

Illinois State University
Chemistry change agent
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Timothy Hendrix

Timothy Hendrix

Meredith College
Math change agent
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Etta Gravely

Etta Gravely

North Carolina A&T State University
Chemistry change agent
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Ellen Yezierski

Ellen Yezierski

Miami University
Chemistry change agent
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Sarah Formica

University of North Georgia
Physics change agent
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Jean Lee, Change Agent

Jean Lee

University of Indianapolis
Math change agent
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Gary Martin, Change Agent

Gary Martin

Auburn University
Math change agent
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Amy McDuffie, change agent

Amy Roth McDuffie

Washington State University
Math change agent
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Glenn H Waddell

Glenn H Waddell

University of Nevada, Reno
Math change agent
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Principal Investigator Team

The Principal Investigator (PI) team consists of the PI, co-PIs, and others who manage/coordinate the Get the Facts Out Project activities.

  • Wendy Adams, Colorado School of Mines
  • Monica Plisch, American Physical Society
  • Terri Chambers, American Chemical Society
  • Beth Cunningham, American Association of Physics Teachers
  • Mark Hannum, American Association of Physics Teachers
  • Shari Stockero, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
  • Drew Isola, American Association of Physics Teachers
  • David May, American Physical Society

GFO Champions

A GFO Champion is anyone who shares facts about the teaching profession by using the materials and messages from the GFO project locally or nationally.

  • Kristine Callan, Colorado School of Mines, Department of Physics
  • Francette Fey, Macomb Community College
  • Sujata Krishna, University of Florida
  • Jeffrey Williams, Bridgewater State University
  • Dan MacIsaac, SUNY Buffalo State College
  • Earl Blodgett, University of Wisconsin - River Falls
  • Brian Utter, University of California, Merced
  • Peanut McCoy, Azusa Pacific University
  • Liza Bondurant, Delta State University
  • Sandra Bonetti, Colorado State University, Pueblo
  • Todd Weaver, University of Wisconsin La Crosse
  • Karel Jacobs, Chicago State University
  • Jill Cochran, Berry College
  • Jenifer Hummer, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • Liang Zeng, The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
  • Kathleen A. Harper, The Ohio State University
  • Paul Miller, West Virginia University
  • Josh Grossman, St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Matt Richard, University of Kansas
  • Kevin Carr, Pacific University
  • Darin Knapp, Central Washington university
  • Kerry Cresawn, James Madison University
  • Derrick S Harkness, Utah State University
  • Cynthia Gardner, Maryville College
  • Dr. Kimberly Zeidler-Watters, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Barbara Reisner, James Madison University
  • Anisha Campbell, University of Maryland
  • Jen McNally, Curry College
  • Jennifer Docktor, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
  • Richard L Pearson III, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Comprehensive Study Sites

GFO Comprehensive Study Sites are the six institutions of higher education that have committed to collecting perceptions survey data from both students and faculty each year for five years from their Chemistry, Math, and Physics departments. In addition they agree to host the GFO research team each year for a site visit.

Study Sites

GFO Study Sites are institutions of Higher Education that have committed to collecting perceptions survey data from both faculty and students each year for five years in at least one of the following departments: Chemistry, Math, or Physics.

  • Augustana University - Physics and Chemistry
  • Bridgewater State University
  • BYU - Idaho Physics
  • Cal Poly SLO - Physics & Chemistry
  • California State University at Northridge
  • Claflin University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Clemson University
  • Cleveland State University
  • CSU Monterey Bay Math
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Hofstra University
  • Idaho State University
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Jackson State Univeristy
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Lewis University
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Morehead State University
  • Morgan State University
  • Norfolk State Univeristy
  • North Carolina A&T University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northwest Missouri State University Math
  • Northwestern State University Math
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prince George's Community College
  • Roosevelt University Math
  • Rowan University Physics
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Spelman College
  • St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Talladega College
  • Texas A&M Commerce Physics
  • Texas A&M University - Commerce
  • Tougaloo College
  • University of California - Irvine
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Houston
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Mississippi Physics and Chemistry
  • University of North Georgia
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Tennessee at Martin Math
  • University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Washington Bothell
  • Virginia State University
  • Wartburg College
  • Waynesburg University Chemistry
  • Westmont College Chemistry
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Wright State University

Research Team

  • Wendy K. Adams, Project Director
  • Savannah L. Logan, Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Jared B. Breakall, Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Brian Pyper, Visiting Scholar
  • Allison Costley, Research Associate
  • Leslie Bolda, Past Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Richard L. Pearson III, Past Postdoctoral Researcher

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