Alan Colburn is a Professor of Science Education at CSU Long Beach. Before coming to CSULB in 1995 he taught in the Science Education Center at the University of Iowa--where he received my Ph.D. (in Science Education) in 1991. He also has a master's degree in Biology, taught high school Chemistry in Haverford, PA, and briefly taught Physical Science in Iowa City.
Prof. Colburn has taught a variety of courses at CSULB, including a science class for prospective elementary teachers. He also works with graduate students and supervises student teachers. In 2004 he was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award.