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The FIELD Trip Lab is led by Dr. Catherine Dornfeld Tissenbaum, an assistant professor of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her advisees include:

  • McKenna Lane, a fourth-year PhD student and instructional designer with the Natural History Museum of Utah who is studying the design of standards-aligned, scaffolded learning experiences
  • Emma Kirby, a second-year PhD student with expertise in anthropology who is studying the use of technology in informal learning environments
  • Annie McClellan, a first-year PhD student and former teacher/librarian who is studying teacher retention

Internal collaborators include Dr. Mónica González Ybarra, Dr. Idalia Nuñez, and Dr. Stina Krist. External collaborators include Heather Coyle and Peggy Doty (U of I Extension); Rachel Storm, Kamila Glowacki, and Ishita Dharap (Krannert Art Museum); and Urbana Middle School.