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Associate Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor
Dr. Danielle Ford is Associate Director of Graduate Studies and an associate professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. She also serves as the program coordinator for the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Ph.D. in Education program. Her research interests focus on elementary science education, including the development of preservice teachers’ knowledge and beliefs about science teaching, and the design and use of written text materials in science learning contexts in and out of school.
- Ph.D., Science Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999
- M.A., Science Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
- Sc.M, Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1993
- S.B., Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1991
- Associate Director of Graduate Studies, School of Education, University of Delaware, 2018–present
- Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Delaware, 2005–present
- Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of Delaware, 1999–2005
- McGeary, S. (PI), Ford, D., and Gallo-Fox, J. (co-PIs). The World in a River: Redesigning an Entry Level Earth Science Course for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers through Authentic Investigations in a Local Watershed. National Science Foundation, 2016–2019. ($290,308).
- McCreedy, D. (PI) and Ford, D. (Senior Personnel). LEAP into Science: Engaging Diverse Community Partners in Science and Literacy. National Science Foundation, 2013–2017. ($815,123)