Social Justice Research Center 314 UW Beta House 1731 Fraternity Row Laramie, WY 82071 Phone: 307 766-3422
Kate Muir Welsh, Director
Kate Muir Welsh is an educator with over twenty five years (10 of
them at UW) experience in both formal and informal education settings.
Her primary research agenda and published work to date focuses on
equity, access, and social justice in education in general with an
emphasis on science education. Welsh served as a member UW Shepard
Symposium planning committee for seven years, chairing the committee
from 2007-2010. During the 2010-11 academic year Dr. Welsh spent her UW
sabbatical at Teton Science Schools working in the shadow of the Grand
Tetons with graduate students and faculty. Currently she is an
Associate Professor in the Elementary and Early Childhood Education department and the Department Chair of Secondary Education.
Her teaching includes course work in math/science methods, place-based
education and instructional strategies. In January 2012, Dr. Welsh was
named the 2nd director of UW's Social Justice Research Center. To read more about her appointment, click here.