Teaching, Learning, and Cognition. The implications of embodied cognition for teaching and learning. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education and the Arts (STEAM). Women in computing occupations.
Transforming learning in the college classroom by focusing on the needs of the embodied learner. Using craft, particularly the fiber arts, to teach STEM concepts. Community engagement in STEAM.
Sarah Kuhn is Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA. Before beginning her thirty-year teaching career, she received a Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Social Psychology from Harvard University. She is the author of numerous articles, including several on aspects of learning with things in interdisciplinary, studio-based, and community settings. Her current interests include transforming college to better address how students learn, using a thinking with things approach. She is also interested in informal, community-based science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) learning.