Mark Windschitl, Ph.D.
Professor of Science Teaching and Learning
University of Washington
Dr. Windschitl is a professor of Science Teaching and Learning at the University of Washington (UW). His research interests deal with the early career development of science teachers–in particular, their trajectories toward ambitious and equitable pedagogy. He is the lead author of Ambitious Science Teaching, with Jessica Thompson and Melissa Braaten and has led multiple NSF Noyce grants focused on research and on developing scholars and supporting their transitions to urban schools. Windschitl has served as administrator of the Annenberg Fellowship program (Rhodes Scholarships of Teaching) for teacher candidates at UW. He’s a recipient of the AERA Presidential award for Best Review of Research, co-author of the chapter on Science Teaching in the new AERA Handbook of Research on Teaching, and a member of the National Research Council Committee on Strengthening and Sustaining Teachers.