Chen, Jessica L. (jlc2208)

Jessica L. Chen

Lecturer, Science Education Program

Office Hours:

Office: 407 ZankelPhone:  212-678-3436

Educational Background

B.A. Chemistry with Honors, Wellesley College (2003)

M.A. Science Education, Lehman College (2009)

Ed.M. Educational Leadership Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University (2011)

Ed.D. Science Education, Teachers College, Columbia University (2019)

Scholarly Interests

Antiracist science teacher preparation

Diversity, equity, and social justice

Elementary science teacher identity and agency

Critical professional development

STEAM education in elementary schools

Selected Publications

Chen, J. L., & Mensah, F. M. (2022). Toward socially just science teaching through professional development: The science teacher identity development and agency of two elementary Teachers of Color. Science Education, 106(2), 227-475.

Chen, J. L., & Mensah, F. M. (2018). Teaching contexts that influence elementary pre-service teachers’ teacher and science teacher identity development. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 29(5), 420-439.

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