Krista Adams

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Krista Adams

Assistant Professor

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, Science Education, Arizona State University (2012)
MA, Secondary Education: Chemistry, Murray State University (2001)
BS, Chemistry, Minor in Mathematics, University of Mississippi (1994)
AS, Physical Science, Paducah Community College (1990)
National Board Certification, Early Adolescence/Science, National Board For Professional Teaching Standards (2005-2015)


Areas of Expertise:

    Novice Science Teachers
    Chemistry Education
    Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
Arizona State University Earl A. and Lenore H. Tripke Award, 2009NARST Summer Research Institute attendee (2009). Drs. S. Abell, P. Friedrichsen, and C. Zembal-Saul (organizers), University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Chemistry Education Research (CER) attendee (2009). Dr. S. Bretz (organizer). Miami University, Oxford OH.
2012-present Assistant Professor: Science Education, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.2011-2012 Lecturer Science Education, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 2006-2011 Graduate Assistant in Curriculum & Instruction: Science Education, Arizona State University.2006-2008 Instructor, Division of Curriculum & Instruction, ASU-Tempe.2005-2006 High School Instructor, Department of Science, Lone Oak H.S., Paducah, KY.2002-2006 Adjunct Professor, Department of Science West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Paducah, KY.Summer 2001 Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Murray State University, Murray, KY.1997-2005 Middle School Instructor, Department of Science, Paducah City Schools, Paducah, KY.