Geeta Verma is a professor of science education at the School of Education & Human Development, University of Colorado Denver. For over 25 years, she has worked in the field of education as a classroom teacher, researcher, and teacher educator. Her research encompasses (in) equity issues in science education, curriculum discourse, and ethnic studies in immigrant communities. Described as a critical, intercultural, and international scholar, Geeta focuses on creating equitable, imaginative, and innovative learning environments including Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning environments. Her publications include journal articles in high-impact journals (including Journal of Research in Science Teaching), edited books, book chapters, and monographs. She presents her research at numerous international and national conferences and has delivered various keynote addresses and invited talks. She has secured grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and other agencies. Geeta serves as the co-Editor in Chief for the Journal of Science Teacher Education, and as a past associate editor for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, and serves on the review board of many journals.
University-Wide Faculty mentoring award, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO (2017)
Editorial Board Membership