- Doris Ash
University of California, Santa Cruz
DORIS ASH, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor in the Education Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Dr. Ash’s main research foci are scientific sense-making in museums, classrooms, and other out-of-school settings, and enhancing access to science for students and their families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Her text, Putting Theory Into Practice: Methodologies for Informal Learning Research, Sense Publishers (2012), was co-edited with Jrčne Rahm and Leah Melber. Her most recent publication (2013) is, with Judith Lombana, Reculturing museums: Working toward diversity in informal settings, Journal of Museum Education, 38(1), 69–80.