Professor of Practice, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, College of Global Futures
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Arizona State University
PO Box 875603
Tempe, AZ 85287-5603
- Senior Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
- Professor of Practice, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, College of Global Futures
Darlene Cavalier is a professor of practice at Arizona State University's School for the Future of Innovation in Society. Professor Cavalier is the founder of SciStarter (a popular citizen science portal and research platform connecting millions of people to real science they can do), founder of Science Cheerleaders (a non profit organization comprised of current and former NFL, NBA and college cheerleaders pursuing STEM careers), and cofounder of ECAST: Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology. She is a founding board member of the Citizen Science Association, an advisor and Fellow at National Geographic, a member of the EPA's National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology and she was recently appointed to the National Academy of Sciences "Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning" committee. She is the co-editor of "The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science," author of "The Science of Cheerleading," and co-author of the Field Guide to Citizen Science (Timber Press, Jan 2020). She resides in Philadelphia, PA with her husband and their four children.
- MLA, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
- BS, Communications (minor in Performing Arts), Temple University, 1991
Coil, D. A., R. Y. Neches, J. M. Lang, G. Jospin, W. E. Brown, D. F. Cavalier, J. Hampton-Marcell, J. A. Gilbert and J. A. Eisen. 2020. Bacterial communities associated with cell phones and shoes. PeerJ - Life and Environment 8:e9235. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9235. (link )
Parrish, J. K., T. Jones, H. K. Burgess, Y. He, L. Fortson and D. Cavalier. 2020. Hoping for optimality or designing for inclusion: Persistence, learning, and the social network of citizen science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116(6):1894-1901. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1807186115. (link )
Coil, D. A., R. Y. Neches, J. M. Lang, W. E. Brown, M. Severance, D. Cavalier and J. A. Eisen. 2016. Growth of 48 built environment bacterial isolates on board the International Space Station (ISS). PeerJ - Life and Environment 4:e1842. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1842. (link )
Dunn, R. R., J. Urban, D. F. Cavalier and C. B. Cooper. 2016. The tragedy of the unexamined cat: Why K-12 and university education are still in the dark ages and how citizen science allows for a renaissance. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education 17(1):4-6. DOI: 10.1128/jmbe.v17i1.1049. (link )
Cavalier, D. 2014. Science for the people by the people. Discover Magazine (link )
Cavalier, D., C. Hoffman and C. Cooper. 2020. The Field Guide to Citizen Science: How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research and Make a Difference. Timber Press, Inc.. Portland, OR. ISBN: 978-1604698473.
Cavalier, D. and E. B. Kennedy eds. 2016. The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science. Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes. Tempe, AZ. ISBN: 978-06926948381.
Pandya, R., M. Bang, D. F. Cavalier, D. Edelson, L. Gomez, J. Heimlich, L. D. Jenkins, B. Lewenstein, C. Massey, J. Mather, J. Parrish, T. Phillips, K. Dibner, H. Schweingruber, K. Brenner, L. Garcilazo Green and J. Covington. 2012. Learning Through Citizen Science: Enhancing Opportunities by Design. The National Academies Press. Washington, DC. ISBN: 978-0-309-47916-5.
Hoffman, C., C. B. Cooper, E. B. Kennedy, M. Farooque and D. F. Cavalier. 2017. SciStarter 2.0: A digital platform to foster and study sustained engagement in citizen science. Pp. 50-61 In: Ceccaroni, L. and J. Piera eds., Analyzing the Role of Citizen Science in Modern Research. IGI Global. Hershey, PA.
Cavalier, D. 2016. Introduction: An unlikely journey into citizen science. Pp. 1-20 In: Cavalier, D. and E. B. Kennedy eds., The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science. Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes. Tempe, AZ. ISBN: 978-06926948381.
Kennedy, E. B. and D. Cavalier. 2016. Conclusion: The age of citizen science. Pp. 117-126 In: Cavalier, D. and E. B. Kennedy eds., The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science. Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes. Tempe, AZ. ISBN: 978-06926948381.
Worthington, R., D. Cavalier, M. Farooque, G. Gano, H. Geddes, S. Sander, D. Sittenfeld and D. Tomblin. 2012. Technology Assessment and Public Participation: From TA to pTA. Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology (ECAST) (link )