Amy Cox-Petersen California State University, Fullerton, USA
(Ph.D. [Curriculum and Instruction; Science Education Specialization] University of Southern California) is Professor in the Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education at California State University, Fullerton. Cox-Petersen received the Robert and Louise Lee Collaborative Award at Cal State Fullerton for her work with science professors across campus. She has written and received several grants related to service learning and collaborative partnerships with local schools and museums. Cox-Petersen has partnered with various organizations, schools, and interdisciplinary departments at Cal State Fullerton. As Science Education Specialist at the Natural History Museum of LA County, she helped to create partnerships within the educational community, with K-12 students and teachers, and with museum curators. As a public school teacher for 10 years, she collaborated with area businesses, universities, and parents. Cox-Petersen has published widely in leading education journals.