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S. Maxwell Hines

Position: Professor Department: Education

Contact Info

Office: 237D Anderson Phone: 336-750-2378


Dr. S. Maxwell Hines is a career science educator. She has taught science at the precollege and college levels and has taught science education at the college and graduate levels for nearly 25 years. She has taught at five colleges/universities, earning tenure at two, and has chaired a total of ten NCATE-accredited science education programs at two universities. She has held offices in the American Educational Research Association and the Association for Science Teacher Education. She has maintained her membership in Phi Delta Kappa for over 20 years. She is frequently consulted by colleagues, as well as national, international and governmental organizations. She maintains a record of funded grantsmanship. Her research agenda includes, multicultural science education; the sociology of science; and ethnicity, class, gender and exceptionality in science teaching and learning.

Educational Background

  • PhD, Science Education, 1996, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • EdM, Science Education, 1988, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BS, Biology, 1983, City University of New York-York College