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John Rudolph

Expert on the history of science education in the United States, STEM education, why we teach science

Professor, curriculum and instruction, history of science, educational policy studies School of Education — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @JLRudolph


  • Science curriculum
  • Scientific literacy
  • History of science education in America
  • Why we teach science
  • Science education for democratic decision making


  • Author, "How We Teach Science: What's Changed and Why It Matters," and "Scientists in the Classroom: The Cold War Reconstruction of American Science Education"
  • Past Editor-in-Chief of Science Education, one of the leading science education research journals in the world
  • National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Best Article Prize, History of Education Society