Carol Brandt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Science Education
Teaching & Learning

Ritter Hall 452 
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091
phone: (215) 204-6142

  • Ph.D. University of New Mexico. Educational Thought & Sociocultural Studies
  • M.S. Colorado State University. Botany
  • B.A. Northwestern University. Anthropology
Areas of Professional Interest
  • Sociocultural contexts and cultural practices in STEM education
  • Discourse practices in formal and informal science learning contexts
  • Application of the design studio for STEM learning environments
Recent Scholarship

Brandt, C. B., & Carlone, H. (In Press). Ethnographies of science education: Situated practices of science learning for social/political transformation. Ethnography & Education, 7(2).

Schnittka, C., Brandt, C. B., Jones, B., & Evans, M. A. (In Press). Informal engineering education after school: A studio model for middle school girls and boys. Advances in Engineering Education.

Cennamo, K., & Brandt, C. B. (2012). The right kind of telling: Knowledge-building in the Academic design studio. Educational Technology Research & Development.

Brandt, C. B. (2012). Misrecognition and science education reform. Cultural Studies of Science Education. Published Online First at Springlink: DOI 10.1007/s11422-012-9398-y.

Brandt, C. B., Cennamo, K., Douglas, S.,Vernon, M., & McGrath, M. (2011). A theoretical framework for the studio as a learning environment. International Journal of Technology and Design Education. Published Online First at Springerlink: DOI 10.1007/s10798-011-9181-5.

Cennamo, K., Brandt, C. B., Scott, B., Douglas, S., Reimer, Y., McGrath, M., & Vernon, M. (2011). Managing the complexity of design problems through studio-based learning. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 5(2), 12-36.

Brandt, C. B. (2008). Discursive geographies in science: Space, identity, and scientific discourse among indigenous women in higher education. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 3(3), 703-720.

Brandt, C. B. (2008). Scientific discourse in the academy: A case study of an American Indian undergraduate. Science Education, 92, 825-847.