Daryl McPadden

  • Aug 13, 2017
  • Research Associates

Research Associate
Physics Education Research
Biomedical-Physical Sciences Bldg.
567 Wilson Rd., Room 1310B
(517) 884-5174


2017: Ph.D., Florida International University
2013: B.S., Colorado School of Mines

Professional Activities & Interests / Biographical Information

Daryl is a physics education researcher who studies the tools that students use when problem solving, how they coordinate those tools, and how learning environments impact their use. More broadly, she is interested in researching and developing active learning classrooms in physics.

She joined the MSU Physics Education Research Lab as a researcher working with Dr. Danny Caballero in April 2017. She is working on the development and research in the EMP-cubed course.

She is also a member of the Committee on Women in Physics of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).