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MA in STEM Education Faculty & Staff

Xinying Yin, Ph.D.

STEM MA Program Coordinator

Associate Professor

Advisor for MA in STEM Education


Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction -

Science Education, Indiana University-Bloomington

B.S. Chemistry Education, Beijing Normal University, China

Research Area/Interest  

Culturally relevant pedagogy, integrated STEM education, formative assessment, STEM teacher professional development.

Contact Information

Phone: 909-537-5696

Office: CE 328

Halil Tasova, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, advisor for MA in STEM Education.


Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of Georgia

M.S., Mathematics Education, Marmara University, Turkey

B.S., Secondary Mathematics Education, Marmara University, Turkey

Research Area/Interest  

Quantitative and covariational reasoning, Students’ interpretation and construction of graphs, Teaching experiment methodology, Learning theories, Curriculum development and analysis.

Contact Information


Phone: (909) 537-4212

Office: CE-274

Joseph Jesunathadas, Ed.D

Professor, advisor for MA in STEM Education.


Ed.D. Research and Evaluation, Utah State University.

MA Curriculum and Instruction (Science Education Emphasis)

BSc. Physics

Research Area/Interest 

Teaching and Learning in science education; professional development of teachers in STEM education.

Contact Information


Phone:  909-537-5683

Office: CE 330

Arlena Allende

Program Admission Advisor


Teacher Education and Foundations Office

Phone: (909) 537-7405
Fax: (909) 537-5992
Office: CE-201