Rachel Luther, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education



Ph.D., Science Education, University of Georgia, Athens, 2012

M.Ed., Science Education, University of Georgia, Athens, 2008

B.Sc., Marine Sciences, University of South Carolina, 2005

RESEARCHIncreasing marine science education through ideological analysis, curriculum studies and school policy; Science teacher education; Socioscientific Issues/Reasoning; Student-Scientist Partnerships

Mueller, M.P., & Luther, R.A. (in press). Introducing Generation R. In M. Mueller, D. Tippins, and A. Stewart (Eds.), Assessing Schools for Generation R (Responsibility) A Guide to Legislation and School Policy in Science Education. New York: Springer.

Mueller, M.P., Patillo, K.K., Mitchell, D.B. & Luther, R.A. (2011). Lessons from the Tree that Owns Itself: Implications for Education. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 6(3), 293-314.

Luther, R.A., & Mueller, M.P. (2011). Healthy Oceans, Healthy Bodies. Green Teacher, 92, 12-13.

Goñi, M.A., Monacci, N., Gisewhite, R., Crockett, J., Nittrouer, C., Ogston, A., Alin, S.R., & Aalto, R. (2008). Terrigenous Organic Matter in Sediments from the Fly River Delta (Papua New Guinea). Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, F01S10.

Goñi M.A., Monacci, N., Gisewhite, R., Ogston, A., Crockett, J., & Nittrouer, C. (2006). Distribution and Sources of Particulate Organic Matter in the Water Column and Sediments of the Fly River Delta, Gulf of Papua (Papua New Guinea). Estuarine and Shelf Science, 69, 225-245.

Goñi, M.A, Gordon, E.S., Monacci, N.M., Clinton, R., Gisewhite, R., Allison, M., & Kineke, G. (2006). The Effect of Hurricane Lili on the Distribution of Organic Matter in the Inner Louisiana Shelf (Gulf of Mexico, USA). Continental Shelf Research, 26, 2260-2280.