Sumer Seiki

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education

Full-Time Faculty


Sumer has a PhD in science education as well as master's and bachelor's degrees in plant biology, and has worked in both plant pathology and plant development research laboratories along the west coast. She taught in a variety of elementary schools and earned her teaching credential. Her professional interests are in the areas of critical theory, narrative inquiry, teacher preparation, teaching science methods, and transformative pedagogies. As a researcher, she works extensively with narratives of Asian American educators and race within higher education.