Dena Izadi

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Dena Izadi is a senior research associate in the physics education research lab at Michigan State University. She holds a Ph.D. in experimental biophysics. Izadi’s work is focused on using qualitative methods in characterizing the landscape of physics public engagement across the United States. Her primary research interests are creating evidence-based assessment tools and designing and conducting qualitative research practices for equitable and accessible education. Izadi is also passionate about creating hybrid spaces for blending physics with other disciplines, including art and design, to make physics more inviting to nonphysicists and the general public.


It’s Time to Act on Supporting Public Engagement

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a systemic lack of support for the public-engagement programs of physics departments, a trend that the physics community should act to correct. Read More »