Mary Lightbody, Ph.D.
School of Teaching and Learning
College of Education and Human Ecology
Founders Hall 2049
1179 University Drive
Newark, Ohio 43055
Dr. Lightbody's research interests include the professional learning of in-service and pre-service teachers, with a focus on differentiation and the use of technology to support teaching and learning about science concepts that are difficult to teach and/or difficult to learn.
Dr. Lightbody served on the National Science Teachers Association Council as the District X Director (Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio) from 2006-2009. She previously was the President of the Science Education Council of Ohio from 2004-2005, and taught at Otterbein College for two years from 2005-2007.
Dr. Lightbody continues to serve as the State Coordinator for Science Matters in Ohio, formerly known as Building a Presence for Science, which is an electronic network of teachers of science in the state.
2004 - Ph.D., Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education, The Ohio State University
1992 - Masters of Education, The Ohio State University
A.B., Harvard College