Nancy Butler Songer, Ph.D.
Nancy Songer is Dean and Distinguished Professor in the School of Education at Drexel University. Songer is renowned for her research on how to engage and support complex scientific reasoning among students ranging from elementary to high school. Her scholarship has received frequent recognition including a Presidential Faculty Fellowship awarded by President Clinton. As Dean, Songer is leading urban STEM initiatives including a new 30M grant focused on systemic reform in seven West Philadelphia schools. Songer earned a bachelor’s in Biological Sciences, a master’s in Developmental Biology, and a doctorate degree in STEM Education from the University of California, Berkeley.