Bruce J. MacFadden has been Curator and Professor at UF’s Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH) since 1977. He received his B.S. from Cornell University and M.Phil and Ph.D. from Columbia University. His disciplinary interests are in the STEM field of paleontology and geology, including fossil mammals of the Americas. In addition to more than 150 peer-reviewed publications in paleontology (including the book entitled Fossil Horses [Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992]), Dr. MacFadden has published papers on learning about evolution in museums. He has been the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on about 50 National Science Foundation (NSF) grants, including as Co-PI on the current UF Noyce Fellowship program. From 1997 to 2004 he was Associate Director of Exhibits and Public Programs at the FLMNH. In 2009-2010 he was a Program Officer in Informal Science Education at NSF. Dr. MacFadden has taught courses on ”Broader Impacts of Science on Society” and “Informal STEM Practice.” Dr. MacFadden’s current interests within education include informal STEM learning, particularly in museums and via cyberenabled networks, and international experiences for STEM teachers. Dr. MacFadden is the Senior Editor of the international journal Paleobiology and member of numerous professional socieities, including NARST (National Association for Research in Science Teaching).