Stanley Lo, PhD

Stanley Lo is an Associate Teaching Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology in the Division of Biological Sciences and Affiliate Faculty in the Joint Doctoral Program in Mathematics and Science Education. He earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Harvard University and previously worked as a Senior Research Associate at the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching at Northwestern University. His research examines the intersection of student identity, experience, and learning, as well as faculty conceptions of teaching, learning, and diversity. He was named a National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences in 2011, and he is currently the President-Elect for the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, a scientific professional organization whose members develop theory and generate evidence with the goals of improving teaching, learning, and inclusion in post-secondary biology education. He taught a section of the UCSD Scientific Ethics course for the first time in Spring 2021.