Research Team


Rebecca Jordan

Dr. Jordan is the primary investigator for this project and is a learning scientist at Rutgers University.



Alycia Crall

The Program Coordinator for the Virginia Master Naturalists and a member of the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech.






Greg Newman

Dr. Newman is an ecologist who has been creating our online training and project spaces.





Steven Gray

Dr. Gray is a scientist who studies systems where people and natural elements interact.






Cindy Hmelo-Silver

Dr. Hmelo-Silver is a learning scientist studying how people learn about complex phenomena.





Dan Suthers

Dr. Suthers is an information scientist who studies how people learn in online settings.





David Mellor

Dr. Mellor is a behavioral ecologist who studies the effect of citizen science projects on the environment and on the people conducting the science.