Aaron Wenger

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Aaron Christian Wenger
Graduate Assistant
3237 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5442
Mailing address: 
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5442 USA
  • M.A., Biology, Western Michigan University, 2021
  • B.S., Biology, Cornerstone University, 2015
Research interests: 
  • Meta-Research (research synthesis and bibliometrics)
  • Research Design and Measurement
  • Philosophies of Science and Education

Aaron Wenger is a current PhD student at the Mallinson Institute for Science Education (MISE) at WMU. Aaron has a variety of interests regarding scientific research practices, education, and their intersection. His PhD research focuses on the synthesis and evaluation of previous research in science education. To that end, he has applied meta-analytic and bibliometric methods to existing science education research on concept mapping in biology education. While at WMU, Aaron earned a M.A. in biology and worked as a teaching assistant for several undergraduate science courses over four years. He began working for Science and Mathematics Program Improvement (SAMPI) in the fall of 2021.