David Rudge

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David W. Rudge
Professor of Biological Sciences and of Science Education
(269) 387-2779
3134 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5444
Mailing address: 
Mallinson Institute for Science Education
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5444 USA
  • Ph.D., M.S., M.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S., Duke University

Dr. David Rudge is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University. He has a joint appointment in the Mallinson Institute for Science Education.

Rudge researches how the history and philosophy of science (particularly evolutionary biology) can be used to inform the teaching of science. He served as president of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group, and project director of a large National Science Foundation grant to improve middle school science teaching.

He is a member of the board of WMU's Center for the Humanities.

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