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Dr. Marissa Elizabeth Bellino

Assistant Professor, Educational Administration and Secondary Education

Education

The Graduate Center, City University of New York – Ph.D., Urban Education (focus on science and environmental education)
The Graduate Center, City University of New York – M.Phil., Urban Education
City College, City University of New York, New York, NY – M.A., Secondary Science Education
Boston University, Boston, MA – M.A., Environmental Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA – B.S., Biology

Research Interests

Urban Environmental Education
Critical Pedagogy
Critical Place-Based Education
Qualitative Research Methods
Teacher Action Research
Participatory Action Research

Bio

Marissa Bellino is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Secondary Education at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). She received her doctorate in Urban Education at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Prior to coming to TCNJ Marissa was an adjunct faculty member at Brooklyn College, CUNY and Long Island University as well as an Instructional Technology Fellow at Hunter College, CUNY. For 11 years, she taught in New York City where she developed ecological and molecular ecology research curriculum as well as critical participatory research methods with environmental science students. She is currently teaching Educational Foundations courses and Methods in Science Teaching for Secondary and Elementary pre-service teachers. She also teaches in Environmental Sustainability Education, Urban Education, and the Global Programs at TCNJ. She has taught Advanced Trends in Vietnam and Taiwan as well as Research Methods in Bangkok, Thailand.

Contact Information

Office: Education Building 202K
Phone: (office) 609-771-3470
Email: bellinom@tcnj.edu

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