University at Buffalo

Sameer Honwad

Sameer Honwad

Assistant Professor

LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION


Specialty/Research Focus

Access and Equity; Cultural Studies; Diversity; Cognition; Environmental Education; Design and Analysis of Longitudinal Research; Design Experiments; Global Issues; International Education; Race, Inequality, and Education; Learning Communities; Learning Design; Science Education; Problem Based Learning; Research Design

Contact Information
505 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-2455
sameerho@buffalo.edu


Professional Summary:

My research focuses on environmental decision-making processes and how students merge different knowledge systems to make sustainable environmental decisions pertaining to their everyday life.
Some of my latest projects can be found at https://voicestohearcdatribe.org

Education and Training:
  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University, Learning Design and Technology (2010)
Awards and Honors:
  • National Academy/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship; Spencer Foundation; 2012-05-05;
Grants:
Grant:
  • Native American Youth Learning About Environmental Sciences, Related Careers and Engaging Their Communities through Podcasts; Federal; National Science Foundation; Awarded; (07/01/2018-06/30/2021)
  • Preparing Next Generation Scientists through Teacher and Extension Science Partnerships and Schoolyard Citizen Science Investigations in Elementary Schools; Federal; National Science Foundation; Awarded; (07/14/2017-08/31/2020)
Publications:
Journal Special Issue:
  • Jablonski, E., Abrams, E., Honwad, S. Michel-Smith, Y. & Middleton, M. (2017) SMART: Systems mapping analysis research tool. In Finlayson, O. E., McLoughlin, E., Erduran, S., & Childs, P. (Eds.), Electronic Proceedings of the ESERA 2017 Conference. 1510-1522
Journal Article:
  • Honwad S. (2018). Merging Indigenous and Western Knowledge systems for Environmental Education in the Kumoan Himalayas. Journal of Folklore and Education. 5(2), 180-194
Book Chapter:
  • Honwad, S., Abrams, E., Jablonski, E., Middleton, M., Hanley, I., Thelemark, C., Varner, R. & Eckert, R (2019) Connecting formal classroom learning to community, culture and context in India. Kaul, R & Verma, G. (Eds). Science Education in India.
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    Contact Information

    505 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-2455
    sameerho@buffalo.edu