Rebecca Jordan

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Dr. Rebecca Jordan received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst under the advisement of Francis Juanes. Her dissertation research investigated the visually guided mating behavior of Lake Malawi cichlid fish. Rebecca is currently Professor of Environmental Education and Citizen Science in the Departments of Human Ecology and Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Here she works with graduate students and undergraduates in the study of behavior in Lake Malawi cichlids. As director of the Program in Science Learning, however, she he devotes most of her research effort to investigating public learning of science through environmental education and citizen science.

School/Department: 
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences