Jessica Krim, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Dr. Jessica S. Krim started her career as a middle and high school Earth and Space Science and Biology educator before gaining a Master’s degree from West Chester University (PA) and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Montana State University. She continued her career as a teacher educator at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), where she currently holds the position of Secondary Education Program Director and Department Chair. Dr. Krim’s research centers around science education and critical reflection, especially as it pertains to equality of educational opportunity. She studies how providing high-leverage practices for preservice teachers can impact their knowledge, skills, and dispositions, and is currently conducting research in the cultural awareness of preservice teachers. Dr. Krim is a frequent presenter at professional meetings at the national level. She is the principal investigator of SIUE’s Robert Noyce Science Scholarship and Internship Program and has served as a co-I of the Midwest Noyce Conference Grant since 2017.