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Phil Bell

University of Washington
Philip Bell is a professor of the Learning Sciences & Human Development and holds the Shauna C. Larson Chair in Learning Sciences in the College of Education at the University of Washington. He is executive director of the UW Institute for Science & Math Education focused on equity-focused innovation in K-12 STEM education. Bell pursues a cognitive and cultural program of research across diverse environments focused on how people learn STEM in ways that are personally consequential to them. He has a background in human cognition and development, science education, computer science, and electrical engineering. Bell also edits a popular collection of professional learning resources called STEM Teaching Tools.