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Paul J. Wendel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of

p/ 614.823.1840
e/ pwendel@otterbein.edu
Office: Roush Hall 442


  • B.S. in Physics, Kent State University, 1988
  • M.S. in Education, University of Akron, 1998
  • M.A. in Physics, Kent State University, 2003
  • Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction / Science Education, Kent State University, 2008

Research & Teaching Interests

  • Secondary and post-secondary STEM teaching practices
  • Inquiry teaching
  • Modeling instruction
  • Science and pseudoscience

Affiliations & Awards

  • Founding Board Member and Inaugural Conference Committee Chair, Ohio Project Kaleidoscope
  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • International History, Philosophy, and Science Teaching Association\
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Ohio Middle Level Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Positive Discipline Association
  • Science Education Council of Ohio

/ Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is located in Roush Hall, 27 S. Grove St.

Office Hours

M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

p / 614.823.1556

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