Leah Bricker, PhD

Assistant Professor, Educational Studies

Dr. Leah Bricker is an Assistant Professor of Educational Studies at the University of Michigan School of Education. She received her Ph.D. in Learning Sciences from the University of Washington. Her research explores youths' STEM-related learning pathways. Bricker uses lenses from multiple fields to research phenomena of interest including linguistic and interactional elements of youths’ STEM-related learning and practice, as well as social disparities related to youths’ interest and opportunities associated with STEM learning and practice. Other focal interests are related to science communication, "informal" STEM learning, and learning within health-related contexts. Bricker is also interested in methods associated with youth participatory action research and citizen-science endeavors.

Email | Phone: (734) 647-2975

Research Areas: CommunicationsYouth Development & Engagement

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