Dr. Rhonda Struminger
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Assistant Research Professor
Informal STEM education, science and public policy, human and social capital development
Ph.D. in Political Science with a focus on Comparative and American Politics from Texas A&M University in 2013
Ed.M. with a focus on Technology in Education from Harvard University
B.S. in Applied History and Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Struminger’s research focuses on outreach programming and informal STEM learning at field stations and the role of science and education in democratic societies. Dr. Struminger is also the co-Director of CICHAZ, A.C., a field station in Calnali, Hidalgo, a rural town in the Huasteca region of Mexico. The field station hosts researchers from around the world interested in the biological and social sciences, and is engaged in outreach activities including an annual Day of Science and Sustainable Development. In addition to her academic work, Dr. Struminger is a Project Director for Consulting Services for Education, Inc. (CS4Ed). For CS4Ed, Dr. Struminger works in the areas of management training, project management, education policy, trends analysis, and product research. Dr. Struminger received her B.S. in Applied History and Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and her Ed.M. in technology in education from Harvard University. Dr. Struminger has also worked in the education software industry.