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Dr. Courtney Faber is a Research Assistant Professor and Lecturer in the Cook Grand Challenge Engineering Honors Program at the University of Tennessee. She completed her Ph.D. in Engineering & Science Education at Clemson University. Prior to her Ph.D. work, she received her B.S. in Bioengineering from Clemson University and her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University. Prior to starting at University of Tennessee in January 2017, she was an Assistant Professor in the Technological Studies Department at The College of New Jersey where she taught preservice K-12 engineering and integrative STEM teachers. At University of Tennessee, she teaches Honors Physics for Engineers I & II and has developed an Engineering Education Practicum course for graduate and undergraduate engineering teaching assistants. Her research focuses on developing formal and informal education practices to foster epistemic cognition and identity development in undergraduate engineering students. Her current research is supported by multiple National Science Foundation grants.