Ingrid Carter


Teacher Education, Education


Elementary science education

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Professor

Department: School of Education


Office Phone: 303-615-0261

Additional Languages Spoken: Español


Ingrid Carter, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Elementary Education and Literacy in the School of Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Her research interests include preservice elementary education, teacher preparation in mathematics and science, equality and diversity in science education as well as argumentation in elementary science through writing.

In addition, she is the graduate programs coordinator for the School of Education at MSU Denver. In 2019, Carter was the third winner of the Faculty Senate Teaching Excellence Award and the winner of the 2019 Colorado Association of Science Teachers Award for Excellence in Teaching College Science.

Carter taught primary school grades in a Spanish/English bilingual classroom for four years in Richmond, CA. She also worked as an assistant professor at the University of Louisville for three years. Carter received her Ph.D. in science education from Indian University, Bloomington.