Member Profile

Catherine Martin-Dunlop

Catherine Martin-Dunlop




Members from Catherine’s institution
Materials from Catherine’s discipline
Members in Catherine’s discipline

Skills & Interests


  • American Educational Research Association
    Member 01/2007 – Current
  • California Science Teachers Association (CSTA)
    Member 08/2000 – Current
  • Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE)
    Member 08/1999 – Current

Education History

  • PhD-Science Education (02/2005)
    Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
  • Masters of Science Education (12/1999)
    University of Southern California (USC)


  • Martin-Dunlop, C., & Fraser, B.. (2007). Learning Environment & Attitudes Associated With an Innovative Science Course Designed for Prospective Elementary Teachers in International Journal of Science & Mathematics Education.
  • Pine, Aschbacher, Roth, Jones, McPhee, Martin-Dunlop, Phelps, & Foley. (May 2006). Fifth Graders' Science Inquiry Abilities: A Comparative Study of Students in Hands-On and Textbook Curricular in Journal of Research in Science Teaching.
  • Martin-Dunlop, C., & Fraser, B.. (Feb. 2006). Improving the Learning Environment of University Science Courses: A Key to Better Elementary Teacher Education in Conference proceedings from the Fourth International Science, Mathematics, & Technology Education Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Teaching Experience

  • See "Positions" above (Current)
    • Various institutions in Canada, Hong Kong & CA – Biology, General Science, Environmental Science, Nature of Science, Secondary/Elementary Science Teaching Methods, Mathematics


  • Distance Doctoral Degree Available in Science & Mathematics Education, 04/08/2006
    NSTA Conference
  • Authentic Scientific Inquiry: Does It Improve Understanding of the Nature of Science?, 04/05/2006
    Annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching
  • Synchronous Orbits: Scientist--Science Educator Collaboration Via Satellite, 01/14/2006
    Annual meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education


  • Assistant Professor-Science Education (08/2004 – Current) California State University Long Beach
  • Lecturer-Science Education (01/2000 – 07/2004) California State University, Long Beach
  • Researcher, Science Education (10/2000 – 08/2001) California Institute of Technology (CalTech)