Dr. Bowker is the Associate Director of the STEM Center. She started at the STEM Center in 2013 while earning her Ph.D. in ecology at Colorado State University. She assists the STEM Center with STEM-related education research and evaluation projects, coordinating STEM Center activities, and the Center's financials. Dr. Bowker earned her B.S in Biology from the University of Kentucky (2007), her M.S. in Entomology from the University of Georgia (2009), and her Ph.D. in Ecology from Colorado State University (2017). She’s also increasing her business acumen by pursuing an MBA at Colorado State University (expected graduation in Spring 2023).