Liz is an education focused academic. She is the first year physics director, running courses with thousands of enrollments. She is also responsible for the introduction of the graduate certificate in physics for science teachers scheduled to begin in 2018. Liz is interested in physics education research, with a focus on student learning in an online environment. She uses concept inventory tests to measure learning gains. Liz is most interested in applying the findings of the educational research literature to the courses she runs and designs.