Andrew Gilbert

Associate Director and Associate Professor,
George Mason University

Dr. Gilbert has been working in education for 25 years in numerous school contexts across the globe. His main research interests center on inquiry-based science instruction, social justice, school-based partnerships and the development of science teacher educators across K-12. His most recent research projects have worked with investigating the development of elementary science teachers through meaningful school-based partnerships. He has also recently explored wonder and aesthetics as a means to inspire science resistant students to engage in science as both a learner and teacher. He is currently a Co-PI on a collaborative grant program titled SPARK-STEM that will work with teachers across Fairfax and Loudoun Counties to engage with integrated STEM activities.