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Christina Love

Christina Love, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Physics
Office: Disque Hall 804
love@drexel.edu
Phone: 215.571.3699

Education:

  • BS, Physics Education, West Chester University, 2006
  • MA, Physics, Temple University, 2010
  • PhD, Physics, Temple University, 2013

Research Interests:

Bio:

Professor Christina Love's interests include education, outreach, and experimental neutrino and dark matter studies. Her PhD work focused on the direct detection of dark matter with the DarkSide Collaboration and she completed her postdoctoral work at the Transportation Security Laboratory working on the detection of explosives.

Professor Love is an active member of the Association of Women in Science, and she is the Program Chair for a new event, called Start Talking Science, where researchers present non technical posters to the general public: http://starttalkingscience.com and https://www.facebook.com/starttalkingscience and https://twitter.com/StartTalkingSci.

Current Research

Professor Love is currently working on creating a complete teaching toolkit on non-traditional topics for high school physics teachers. The toolkit includes open source code for technology enhancements, inquiry-based peer activities, and full diverse lesson plans.

Specialization:

Educational Methods and Technology, STEM Education, Science Literacy and Outreach, Particle Physics, Astrophysics