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.
Associate Director and Associate Professor,
George Mason University