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Petra Kranzfelder

Title: 
Teaching Professor
Education: 
  • Ph.D. in Entomology, 2017 — University of Minnesota 
  • M.S. in Entomology, 2012 — University of Minnesota 
  • B.A. in Biology, 2009 — Colorado College 
Awards: 
  • 2018 — College of Biological Sciences Postdoc Award for Teaching and Mentoring 
  • 2017-2018 — Biology Teaching and Learning Professional Development
  • 2016 — Morris and Elaine Soffer Rockstein Fellowship for Ph.D. Students
  • 2015-2016 — Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship 
  • 2015 — Systematics Fund Award, Society for Freshwater Science 
  • 2014-2015 — Fulbright Exchange Program, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • 2014 — Torske Klubben Graduate Fellowship
  • 2014 — Marion Brooks Wallace Graduate Fellowship
  • 2014 — Thesis Research Travel Grant 
  • 2013 — Alexander and Lydia Anderson Fellowship 
  • 2013 — Dayton-Wilkie Natural History Fund 
Research Interests: 

Professor Kranzfelder is a discipline-based education researcher. Her research program focuses on how to improve STEM education at the undergraduate level.

Discipline: 
Molecular Cell Biology