Dr. Hanuscin is a former elementary teacher and informal science educator who worked at the University of Missouri for 13 years before joining the faculty at Western in 2017. She is jointly appointed in Science, Math, & Technology Education (SMATE). Her research focuses on elementary science teacher education, and she is currently the President-Elect of the Association for Science Teacher Education. Dr. Hanuscin has published over 50 articles and numerous book chapters. Her most recent book, co-authored with Dr. Delinda van Garderen, Universal Design for Learning Science is available through NSTA Press.