Natasha G. Holmes

Assistant Professor
Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

406 Physical Sciences Building
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-1783

Natasha G. Holmes

Assistant Professor
Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Physics education research; designing and measuring instructional interventions, particularly for lab courses

Current Research Interest
Designing ways to teach and measure students’ critical thinking abilities, especially related to evaluating data and evidence from experiments

Selected Publications
Holmes, Natasha G., Jack Olsen, James L. Thomas, and Carl E. Wieman. “Value Added or Misattributed? A Multi-Institution Study on the Educational Benefit of Labs for Reinforcing Physics Content.” Physical Review Physics Education Research 13, no. 1 (2017): 10129.

Holmes, Natasha G., Carl E. Wieman, and Douglas A. Bonn. "Teaching Critical Thinking." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, no. 36 (2015): 11199-11204.

Cornell Research Website Article
Critical Thinking—Attained through Physics