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Daniel Morales-Doyle, PhD

Assistant Professor of Science Education

Curriculum & Instruction


Building & Room:

3042 ETMSW


1040 W. Harrison St. (MC 147), Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-6066


Daniel Morales-Doyle is an assistant professor of science education and coordinator of the licensure strand of the MEd Science Education program. His research examines the potential for science education to act as a catalyst for social transformation.

Selected Grants

National Science Foundation, Youth Participatory Science to Address Urban Heavy Metal Contamination, PI

National Science Foundation, Science Education for Excellence & Equity in Chicago (Project SEEEC), co-PI

Selected Publications


2015 - PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Curriculum Studies
2005 - MSEd, Northwestern University, Secondary Science Teaching
2002 - BA, University of California at Berkeley, Chemistry

Research Currently in Progress

Morales-Doyle's research seeks to address inequity in science education as a component of larger systems of oppression like structural racism, economic exploitation, and patriarchy. His work explores high school science curriculum, teaching, and teacher education. His focus is on engaging youth in learning science and learning to critique science in order to construct communities that are more just and sustainable. He was a high school teacher in the Chicago Public Schools for more than a decade before coming to UIC