Dorothy Evensen

Professor, Higher Education ProgramDorothy Evensen
Program Coordinator, Higher Education Program
Senior Research Scientist, Center for the Study of Higher Education

About Dr. Evensen:

Dorothy H. Evensen joined the higher education program in 1999 after a six-year appointment in Language and Literacy Education, and 15 years as a high school teacher. Her research projects focus on literacy development and its relation to teaching and learning in professional contexts, particularly  law and medicine. She has received support for her research from the Law School Admission Council, the Spencer Foundation, NSF, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Professor Evensen teaches courses in philosophical foundations of research, qualitative research methods, college teaching, and a proposal seminar for HI ED doctoral students.

Evensen CV

Contact Information:
404C Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: dhd2@psu.edu
Phone: (814) 863-2691