The Graduate Group in Science and Mathematics Education (informally known as SESAME) is an interdisciplinary graduate program leading to a doctoral degree in science, mathematics, or engineering education. The program is designed to give graduates advanced expertise in a scientific discipline as well as in educational theory and research methodologies.
This Graduate Group was established so individuals with training or experience in a mathematical, scientific, or technical discipline can pursue advanced studies focused on educational issues in these disciplines. SESAME produces scholars who can communicate effectively with scientists and engineers as well as with educational researchers and practitioners. SESAME students are expected to obtain at least masters-level competency in their mathematical or scientific discipline.
See the Online Graduate Application to apply to the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Science and Mathematics Education. We encourage you to read our application instructions thoroughly and begin your application early.
SESAME also offers a Learning Sciences Certificate in Instructional Design, Learning Technologies, and Education Research.
Dor Abrahamson, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
Alice Agogino, Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Anne Baranger, Associate Teaching Professor, Adjunct Professor, College of Chemistry
Andrea A. diSessa, Emeritus Professor, Graduate School of Education
Michelle Dousky, Lecturer, Chemistry
Armando Fox, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Robert Full, Professor, Integrative Biology
Bernard R. Gifford, Emeritus Professor, Graduate School of Education
Lloyd Goldwasser, Lecturer, Graduate School of Education
Kris Gutiérrez, Professor, Graduate School of Education
Terry Johnson, Associate Teaching Professor, Bioengineering
Arash Komeili, Associate Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology
Marcia C Linn, Professor, Graduate School of Education
Zachary Pardos, Associate Professor, Education
Thomas M. Philip, Professor, Graduate School of Education
Michael A. Ranney, Professor, Graduate School of Education
David Romps, Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Alan Schoenfeld, Professor, Graduate School of Education and Department of Mathematics
Tesha Sengupta-Irving, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education
Angelica Stacy, Professor, College of Chemistry
Michelle Wilkerson, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education