Curriculum and Instruction (CI)
226-C Teacher Education Building
225 N. Mills St.
Madison, WI 53706
Dr. Russ earned her Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Maryland, working with the Physics Education Research Group to explore K–16+ student science learning. Prior to her appointment in the School of Education, she spent 5 years in the Learning Sciences Program at Northwestern as a postdoctoral fellow and then Research Assistant Professor modeling teacher and student cognition in science and mathematics. In 2010 she was awarded the National Academy of Education/Spencer Post-doctoral fellowship for work examining the interplay between knowledge and discourse interactions.
Ph D, Physics, Physics Education
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
BS, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Summa cum laude
North Carolina State University