Kristen Wendell

Kristen Wendell

617-627-5888
200 Boston Avenue, Suite G810
Medford, MA

Biography

Kristen Wendell leads a research group at the CEEO and is a member of the Institute for Research on Learning and Instruction (IRLI). She serves as PI or co-PI on NSF-funded projects that investigate curriculum and instructional supports for inclusive knowledge construction by engineering learners. Major projects emphasize community-based engineering curricula and professional development, engineering discourse studies, design notebooking, undergraduate learning assistants, and responsive teaching for engineering. Kristen is an associate editor for the Journal of Engineering Education. She teaches courses in design, mechanics, electronics, and engineering education. Wendell previously served as Assistant Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She completed her PhD in science education at Tufts, her MS in aeronautics and astronautics at MIT, and her BS in mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton.