Sam Lyman

Senior Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
School of Education and Professional Licensure
M.S. Education (MSEd)

I am a former high school science and mathematics teacher. I have a BS in microbiology, MA in secondary education, and EdD in curriculum & instruction focused in science education. My research has focused on the intersection of K-12 science education and the sustainability issues affecting local watersheds. I have worked at Walden since 2009 and have taught in BS, MS, EdD and PhD programs and mentored several students through doctoral degrees.

Courses Taught

EDUC 6733 - Action Research

SCIE 6662 - Investigating the Living World

EDDD 8003 - Tools for Doctoral Research


EdD, Washington State University

MA, Washington State University

BS, Brigham Young University