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Adam Bennion

Assistant Professor
Physics and Astronomy

N319 ESC - Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602

Research Interests

Physical science teacher development, Teacher Beliefs and Knowledge, and Physics Education Research

Teaching Interests

Physics teaching methods courses or inquiry courses, Introductory Physics lecture and lab courses, Introductory Astronomy


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Educational Studies - Science Education , University of Michigan (2021)
  • Masters of Education, Administrative and Supervisory Licensure , Southern Utah University (2011)
  • Bachelor of Science, Physics Teaching , Math Education, Brigham Young University (2007)

Licenses and Certifications

  • State of Utah, Professional Educator License (2007 - 2025)

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Physics Educator, Utah Science Teacher Association (2012 - Present)


  • American Association of Physics Teachers (2021 - Present)
  • Association for Science Teacher Educators (2020 - Present)
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching (2017 - Present)
  • Utah Science Teachers Association (2007 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Internation Journal of Science Education (2022 - Present)
  • Conference-Related Role, AAPT (2022 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, ASTE (2021 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, NARST (2018 - Present)

Courses Taught


Adam Hyrum Bennion Elizabeth A Davis Annemarie Palincsar


Speirs Rylie Adam Hyrum Bennion
Madeline Harmer Adam Hyrum Bennion Nathan Powers
Adam Hyrum Bennion Elizabeth Davis
Adam Hyrum Bennion