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Jill A. Marshall, Ph.D.

Co-Director, UTeach
Associate Professor, Science and Mathematics Education, University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Jill A. Marshall is an associate professor in STEM Education at the University of Texas. She studies how people come to understand and engineer the physical world, how teachers can facilitate that process, and how the outcomes can be assessed. She is Interim Co-Director of the UTeach Natural Sciences teacher certification program and Past President of the American Association of Physics Teachers. She received her BS in Physics from Stanford University in 1980 and her PhD in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. She engaged in space science research for 10 years at Southwest Research Institute before becoming increasingly involved in outreach and education. She held a position focused on physics education research at Utah State University before returning to Texas in 2000. She serves on the Advisory Board for PhysTEC (Physics Teacher Education Coalition) and the Governing Board of the American Institute of Physics.