About Us

Laura Lukes is Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence and an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Atmospheric, Oceanic, & Earth Sciences at George Mason University. She is a co-leader of the Education & Outreach (E&O) part of the EclipseMob team. E&O is dedicated to getting folks excited and involved in this once in a lifetime experience (recruiting participants), developing activities and resources for educators to use that meet NGSS-standards, and disseminating project information. Laura contributes knowledge from over 10 years experience of teaching (K-16) and leading graduate student and faculty professional development programs to inform the team's teaching/curriculum design and research communication strategies. She will also serve as a mentor/advisor for students working on the E&O parts of the project.