Dr. Lindsay Maldonado
Assistant Professor
Teacher Education
College of Education
Courses Taught
EDFN 303: Early Childhood Development
ECED 355: Methods of Teaching Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies in Early Childhood Education
Research Interests
My research examines how program and experience design support engagement and learning for children and families in informal learning settings. My research interests include informal education and STEM learning in museums.

Ph.D., Child Development, Loyola University Chicago

M.S., Child Development, Erikson Institute

B.A. Psychology, Northeastern Illinois University

Selected Publications

Mast, F., Zhao, L., & Maldonado, L. (2018). Instrument development and validation for conservation learning: A tool for more rigorous research and evaluation. Curator: The Museum Journal, 61(2), 637-383.

Nesbitt, K., & Maldonado, L. (2016). Language as process: Using words to shape exhibit design. Exhibition. The Journal of Exhibition Theory and Practice for Museum Professionals, 36(1) 64-69.

Room LWH-3042
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Vary by semester and teaching schedule.
Main Campus