Mark J. Lattery

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Dr. Mark Lattery is Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin, an expert in model-centered physics instruction, and a leader in teacher professional development. He received his Ph.D. in experimental particle physics from the University of Minnesota in 1996, and a M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Minnesota in 1997. Dr. Lattery has served in such diverse roles as: Graduate Director of the Masters of Science in Education program (Physics Education Track), Director and Principal Investigator of the Modeling Physical Science (ESEA Title II) program, President of the Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers, Chair of the American Association of Physics Teachers Committee on the History and Philosophy of Physics, and National Science Foundation Panelist. He has published in a wide range of journals, including: Physical Review Letters, Science & Education, School Science Mathematics, Electronic Journal of Science Education, The Physics Teacher, and Physics Education. For excellence in teaching, Dr. Lattery was named University of Wisconsin System Wisconsin Teaching Fellow (2000) and Wisconsin Teaching Scholar (2006). He currently lives in Wisconsin with his wife and two children.