Michael Bennett

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Mike Bennett is the Director for Education and Workforce Development at the Q-SEnSE Quantum Leap Challenge Institute, Colorado. Prior to that, he worked as the Director of Public Engagement for the JILA NSF Physics Frontier Center and as a research associate with the University of Colorado Boulder’s physics education research group. Bennett has over a decade of experience designing, implementing, and researching informal physics education programs, with a particular focus on the ways in which university students’ experiences in education impact their mentoring outside of the classroom. Bennett is also a founding member of the Informal Physics Education Research network.


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 »