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Elizabeth Barnes

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Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4601
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Biology (Biology and Society)
Liberal Arts & Sciences


Elizabeth Barnes is an evolution education researcher and doctoral student in the department of Biology and Society within the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State Univversity. Her work explores perceptions of evolution, particularly how individuals view the relationship between religious ideas and evolution. She publishes regularly in biology education journals and presents her work at a multitude of conferences, including the Americna Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) and the Society for Pesonality and Social Psychology (SPSP). She has also published extensively in ASU's Embryo Project Encyclopedia and participates regulary in outreach programs, including Graduate Partners in Science Education (GPSE).

Research Interests

Biology Education Research (BER)

Evolution education

Percieved conflict between religion and evolution

Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 189Life Sciences Career Paths
BIO 194Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 194Special Topics