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Rebecca Jordan, advisor

Associate Professor of Environmental Education and Citizen Science, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Rutgers University New Brunswick

Rebecca Jordan, advisor

Rebecca Jordan received her MS and PhD in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She took a post-doctoral position as a Science and Technology Council Fellow with James Gould at Princeton University. There she expanded her interests to animal learning in general and incorporated work with undergraduate science learning. After two years at Princeton, Rebecca took a Visiting Assistant Professor position at Elizabeth City State University as part of a partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently an Associate Professor of Environmental Education and Citizen Science in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources at Rutgers University New Brunswick. Here she works with graduate and undergraduate students in the study of behavior. As the director of the Program in Science Learning, Rebecca devotes much of her time working with grades 6-16 learners, science teachers, and public audiences as they study ecological science.