Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Gail Richmond is director of the Teacher Preparation Program at Michigan State University and professor of science and urban education in the Department of Teacher Education. Her research, which has been funded over many decades, has focused on the support of meaningful teaching and learning, particularly those taking place within high-poverty settings, within and outside traditional classrooms, and how these might inform the design of teacher education programs. Richmond's scholarship has appeared in many books and journals, including the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Teachers College Record and Science Education, and she has served on the editorial boards of many scholarly journals. She is co-editor of the Journal of Teacher Education, has served as president of NARST, the principal international scholarly organization for research in science teaching and learning, and as director of MSU's Graduate Certificate Program in Science Education.