Principal Investigator:

M. Elizabeth Barnes

Liz is an Assistant Professor at Middle Tennessee State University in the Department of Biology. She was trained as a Discipline-Based Education Researcher with a focus in Biology Education. She is most interested in studying social perceptions of science and how principles from social psychology can help us understand and mitigate negative attitudes towards science. As a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, she earned her Ph.D. in Biology from Arizona State University studying how to reduce tension between religion and evolution. She now runs the Social Perceptions of Science lab at Middle Tennessee State University.

Contact Information
Elizabeth Barnes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology,
Middle Tennessee State University 



Twitter: @lizard_barnacle

Office Telephone: (615) 898 - 5449

Mailing Address: 1301 E. Main st., Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Office Location: SCI 1163

Lab Location: SCI 1165