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Faculty and Staff|Department of Secondary Education

Andrea C. Burrows

Assistant Professor

Ed.D., University of Cincinnati 2011
M.S., Florida State University 1994
B.S., University of Central Florida 1992 


Andrea C. Burrows is an assistant professor in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Wyoming, where she teaches courses in science methods and pedagogy. She taught high school and middle school science for twelve years in Florida and Virginia, and she was a learning resource specialist for the technology demonstration school in Florida. Dr. Burrows also taught at Northern Kentucky University for five years. In 2010, Dr. Burrows' was hired as an external evaluator to conduct research on community/university partnership relations at the University of Cincinnati. While conducting her doctoral work, she received the Lillian C. Sherman Award for outstanding academic achievement. Her research interests include secondary STEM school partnerships and the meanings, negotiations, and conceptual changes associated with those partnerships. An active member of AERA, ASTE, NARST, and NSTA, Dr. Burrows has presented over 30 conference papers, sessions, and posters. She has published in Chemical Education and has several articles and book chapters under review. In addition, she serves as a reviewer for AERA and NARST proposals.

Research Interests:

  • STEM partnerships
  • Secondary teacher partnerships
  • Scientists in secondary education
  • Grant funded partnership evaluations


  • Science Methods I and II
  • Residency in Teaching
  • Graduate science education courses

Affiliations, Associations, Consultation:

  • AERA: American Educational Research Association
  • ASTE: Association for Science Teacher Education
  • NARST: National Association for Research in Science Teaching
  • NSTA: National Science Teachers Association

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