Identity

Lynn Dierking

Lynn Dierking’s research focuses on free-choice learning with an emphasis on engaging youth from backgrounds that are underrepresented in STEM in meaningful ways. In a joint interview with Dale McCreedy, she shares her perspectives on identity from their project Cascading Influences, which explores the long-term impacts of informal STEM experiences for girls.

You can watch this short video or download the full interview transcript below.

What is STEM identity? | Lynn Dierking

Lynn Dierking
Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Education, Oregon State University

"I try to really think about what the root of identity is, which is about identifying and connecting with a topic, and feeling like it’s a part of your life."