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Department of Teacher Education

Teacher Education

Dr. Deniz Peker

Associate Professor of Science Education

Dr. Deniz Peker


Dr. Deniz Peker

Position: Department Chair/Associate Professor
Office: Frank Brown Hall 3310
Phone: 706-565-1406
Discipline: Science Education

Office Hours

By appointment.
Frank Brown Hall 3309
Phone: (706) 565 1406


Ph.D., Science Education,  The University of Georgia
M.S., Science Education, Indiana University
B.S., Biology, Hacettepe University,Turkey

Specialty Area

Science Education
Science Teacher Education
Scientific Inquiry and Practices


Dr. Deniz Peker is an associate professor of science education and assistant CAEP coordinator. He is the program coordinator for secondary science education programs at graduate level (MAT, Online MAT, MEd, and EdS). His research interests include science teacher education, scientific inquiry and practices, evolution education.  Dr. Peker is a member various professional organizations related to science teaching and science education research including NARST, ASTE, SASTE, NSTA, and GSTA.

For publications click the Google Scholar and Research Gate profile pages below.

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