Angela arrived at Washington University in 2016 as a staff researcher with the Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE). Prior to joining CIRCLE, she earned a PhD in Linguistics from Northwestern University, studying the cognitive processes involved in speech production. While Angela will always love the study of language, she was eager to transition out of the lab and into the world of applied research. CIRCLE provided the perfect opportunity, and Angela now has the pleasure of investigating teaching and learning in undergraduate STEM courses at WashU. She collaborates with CIRCLE, the Center for Teaching and Learning, STEM instructors, and other colleagues to examine students’ classroom experiences at WashU and evaluate evidence-based practices designed to facilitate the success of all students. Angela also consults with faculty and trainees at the Medical School on a range of research projects related to graduate medical education. Outside of work, Angela loves to spend time outdoors with her husband and two dogs and to get outside her comfort zone through new arts and activities (currently acrylic painting).
WashU start date: 2016