Cynthia Smith


Cynthia “Cindy” Smith, Associate Professor (Term)
K12 Education Director, Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center
Ph.D. George Mason University, Environmental Science and Public Policy
M.S. University of Maryland College Park, Zoology

Research Focus: Science Education and Outreach, Watershed Ecology and Stewardship, Energy Education

Office:  DK 3024 and PSC 3103

Phone: 703-993-7157

Email: Click Here

Current research projects

  • Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education & Training for K-12 teachers, students and administrators
  • Science ‘anxiety’ in pre-service educators
  • K-12 STEM education programs
  • Potomac Science Center exhibit and program development
  • Prince William County Division of Solid Waste’s EcoPark Education and Outreach