Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education

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Debbie Hanson originally hails from Illinois and earned her doctorate at Indiana University in curriculum and instruction with a major emphasis in science education. She is a certified teacher in the State of Indiana for grades 5-12 and taught in the Seymour (IN) Middle School from 1985-1993. She has taught as an adjunct faculty member at IUPUI in Columbus (IN) and as an assistant instructor at IU-Bloomington. From 1998-2002, Hanson worked as an education coordinator at Kidscommons, the Columbus Children's Museum.

Hanson was the recipient of the Daryl R. Karns Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity in 2019.


B.S., University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana); M.S., Ed.D., Indiana University (Bloomington)
Deborah Hanson