Maryland and Delaware Climate Change Education Assessment and Research

Joseph Henderson
Joseph Henderson

Learning Scientist
University of Delaware

Dr. Joseph Henderson is a Learning Sciences Researcher at the University of Delaware. Trained as an anthropologist of environmental and science education, his research investigates how sociocultural, political and economic factors influence teaching and learning in emerging energy and climate systems. He recently completed his Ph.D. at the University of Rochester, where he conducted ethnographic analyses of science learning, sustainability education, and educational policy. He previously taught middle school earth science in New York State after receiving a B.A. in Environmental Geology from Colgate University, and has also worked as an environmental educator in the Adirondack Mountains, where he is an Adirondack 46er. He currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the American Educational Research Association’s Environmental Education SIG.