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Tanner Huffman

Tanner Huffman

Associate Professor

Phone: 609-771-3206


Office: AR 141

Dr. Tanner Huffman is an associate professor in the Department of Integrative STEM Education, School of Engineering at The College of New Jersey. Dr. Huffman received a B.S in Technology Education from California University of Pennsylvania, M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Saint Vincent College, and Ph.D. in Technology from Purdue University. Before joining the faculty at TCNJ, Dr. Huffman was the Director of Research, Assessment and Special Projects at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA). Dr. Huffman has published in international journals and presented at regional, state, national and international conferences. Dr. Huffman has also served as a board member of the American Society of Engineering Education’s Precollege Engineering Education Division; as an advisor for Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab Satellite Network; the national event coordinator for the Test for Engineering Aptitude, Math, and Science (TEAMS) student competition; and as a committee member on the National Academy of Engineering project, Educator Capacity Building in PreK-12 Engineering Education.

Dr. Huffman’s research interests include teacher content knowledge (TCK) and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) in engineering education, creative capacity of STEM educators, and P-12 Engineering/STEM education curriculum development. Dr. Huffman teaches courses in Creative Design, Mechanical Systems Design, Integrative STEM Education Curriculum, and coordinates Technology Education internship placements and professional sequence.