Julie A. Luft, Ph.D.
Distinguished Research Professor
University of Georgia
Dr. Luft is a Distinguished Research Professor and Athletic Association Professor of Mathematics and Science Education and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Her research focuses on how to best support science teachers–exploring science teacher development, professional development programming, and beginning secondary science teachers. Her publications have won awards from JRST, ASTE, and AEP. Dr. Luft has co-directed the Sandra K. Abell Institute for Doctoral Students and served as a mentor in the South African Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Research School and the Science Education Research Institute in Thailand. She is both a AAAS and NSTA Fellow.