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Andrew Lumpe

Andrew Lumpe

Professor, Director of Doctoral Programs

Phone: 206-281-2369
Office: Peterson Hall 305

Education: BA, Washburn University, 1983; MS, Kansas State University, 1990; PhD, Kansas State University, 1992. At SPU since 2006.

Andrew Lumpe earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Washburn University and completed master’s and PhD degrees from Kansas State University.

The focus of Dr. Lumpe's research is science teaching and learning, teacher professional development, and online learning. His publications include over 40 book chapters and articles in journals including the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Journal of Science Teacher Education, School Science and Mathematics, and the Journal of Research on Technology in Education. He currently serves as associate editor of the Journal of Science Teacher Education. He obtained and directed externally funded grant projects from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education, and various state agencies. His wife was a high school math teacher and they have three sons and one daughter.


"Do You See What I See? The Relationship Between a Professional Development Model and Student Achievement," in Exemplary Science in Grades 5-8, ed. Robert E. Yeager

Arlington, VA: NSTA Press, 2006

"The Role of Philosophy in Educational Reforms: Never the Twain Shall Meet?," in Handbook of Educational Policy, ed. Gregory J. Cizek

San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1999

Selected Publications

  • Wicks, D., Lumpe, A.T., Algera, H., Gritter, K., & Barrett, H. (2011). "bPortfolios: Blogging for Reflective Practice." Sloan-C Effective Practices. Retrieved from 2011 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award Winner.
  • Lumpe, A.T., Czerniak, C. M., Haney, J.J., & Beltyukova, S. (2011). "Beliefs About Teaching Science: The Relationship Between Elementary Teachers’ Professional Development and Student Achievement." International Journal of Science Education, 34(2), 153-166.
  • Lumpe, A.T. (2010). "Emerging Technologies for Learning." Curriculum in Context, 36(3), 19-21.
  • Lumpe, A.T. (2008). "No Science Teacher Left Behind." Journal of Science Teacher Education, 19(4), 313-315."

Please view Dr. Lumpe's CV (PDF) for additional publications.

Andrew Lumpe

Why I Teach at SPU

Andrew Lumpe, Professor, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Director of Doctoral Programs

"I teach at SPU because it possesses an exceptional reputation for developing outstanding educators who serve in a variety of school settings. At SPU, we can freely explore the intersection between theory and practice while focusing on the moral imperative to help all children learn."