Amanda L. Townley
Amanda L. Townley (formerly Glaze) is an Associate Professor of Middle Grades & Secondary Science Education and Provost Faculty Research Fellow at Georgia Southern University. She is a deeply engaged advocate of science for all and hands-on, minds-on science, working directly with schools, teachers, and other public-facing entities to support the accurate and comprehensive teaching of science at all levels of study. Her research centers on the intersections of science and society, specifically the acceptance and rejection of evolution in the Southeastern United States and the impact of the perceived conflicts between evolution and religion and/or culture on science literacy.
Amanda L. Townley: Evolution Education and Science Literacy in the South
Amanda L. Townley draws on her experience as a former middle school and high school teacher and work as a professor in science education to raise the next generation of educators.