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Elizabeth Genné-Bacon


Dr. Liz Genné-Bacon brings a background in discipline-based education research, curriculum development, and teacher training the pd|hub Collections project. Until 2023, she served as pd|hub Collections Specialist. Previous to her role at pd|hub, she was a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Science Education at Tufts University School of Medicine, where her work focused on understanding the barriers that college instructors face toward implementing educational innovations in diverse institutional settings. In addition, she worked on developing science curricula for high school students and improving high school teacher pedagogical content knowledge through the development of training workshops and online courses. Genné-Bacon also has experience in PhD trainee professional development through her work with organizations such as DBER-SiT (the trainee arm of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research) and Women in Science at Yale (a group dedicated to the professional development of women and gender minorities in STEM). She earned her bachelor’s degree in genetics and evolutionary anthropology at Rutgers University, and her PhD in genetics and molecular psychiatry at Yale University. She is currently Associate Director for the Tufts Center for Science Education.