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Peter Wiens, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s): Teaching and Learning
Office: CEB 368
Mail Code: 3005
Phone: 702-895-1465
Email: peter.wiens@unlv.edu


Dr. Peter Wiens is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He joined UNLV as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the fall of 2016 and became an assistant professor of teacher education a year later. Dr. Wiens has more than a dozen years of experience as a teacher and school administer in the United States, Taiwan, and Niger. Dr. Wiens's research interests focus on understanding the outcomes of teacher preparation programs both on an individual and policy level. In Africa, Dr. Wiens, secured a grant to study English as a Foreign Language teachers. He is currently involved in projects intended to create and implement new measures designed to understand teacher education student learning.

Research Expertise

Teacher Education, Teacher Preparation, International education, Video-based assessment