Rommel Miranda



Contact Information

Smith Hall, Room 421


Ed.D., Science Education
Morgan State University
M.S., Curriculum and Instruction
Loyola University
B.S., Biology
Loyola University

Areas of Expertise

Astronomy education

Scientist-educator partnerships

Science outreach programs

In-service science teacher professional development


Dr. Rommel J. Miranda is a Professor of Science Education in the Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geoscience at Towson University (TU). He serves as the co-director for the Project ASTRO institutional site at TU, the Regional Director for the Mid-Atlantic Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), and the Co-Editor for the Innovations in Science Teacher Education journal. 

Dr. Miranda has 17 peer-reviewed publications in top-tier, refereed science education research and practitioner journals, and has 27 published abstracts in peer-reviewed regional, national, and international science education research conference proceedings. He has contributed to multiple grant-funded programs which exceed $3M, and has served as an evaluator for both NASA and NSF grant-funded programs.


Courses Taught

  • PHSC 101 Physical Science I
  • PHYS 103 How Things Work
  • PHSC 303 Earth-Space Science
  • SCIE 371 Teaching Science in Early Childhood
  • SCIE 393 Secondary Science Student Teaching
  • SCIE 170 Experiences in STEM Outreach, Teaching and Learning
  • HONR 379 Honors Thesis
  • SCIE 652 Earth-Space & Physical Science in Integrated STEM Education