Welcome to the research website of Dr. Katherine P. Dabney.

Dr. Dabney conducts quantitative and qualitative research to advance STEM educational instruction and inform public policy. Her research team, The Early Science Education Research Lab, is dedicated to understanding early motivation, interest, and formal and informal educational experiences that influence scientific literacy, science achievement, and persistence in science-related career fields. This research is focused especially on underrepresented groups in STEM.

Contact Information:
Katherine P. Dabney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Science Education

Department of Teaching and Learning
Virginia Commonwealth University
1015 West Main, P.O. Box 842020
Oliver Hall, Room 3070
Richmond, VA 23284-2012

Phone: 804-828-9930