Paul W. Irving
Assistant Professor, Fixed-Term
Biomedical-Physical Sciences Bldg.
567 Wilson Rd., Room 1310D
Becoming a physicist: The roles of research, mindsets, and milestones in upper-division student perceptions, Paul W. Irving and Eleanor C. Sayre, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 11, 020120 
Transitions in students’ epistemic framing along two axes, Paul W. Irving, Mathew Sandy Martinuk, and Eleanor C. Sayre, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res. 9, 010111 
Professional Activities & Interests / Biographical Information
Paul Irving joined the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy in May 2014 as a Research Associate in Dr. Danny Caballero's Physics Education Research Lab. In August 2016, he became a fixed-term Assistant Professor. He is also associated with MSU's CREATE for STEM Institute (http://create4stem.msu.edu/).
He is currently part of a curriculum development project focused on redeveloping an introductory physics course to be more focused on the authentic practices of physics.