Dr. Mary Jo Daniel is Associate Director of the New Mexico EPSCoR program. She is responsible for overall program management and fiscal oversight, fostering and facilitating the development of new research and education funding opportunities, and assisting the EPSCoR state program to achieve its goals of multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary collaboration on complex issues related to climate change science.
Mary Jo has been involved in science education in New Mexico for over 20 years and served as the State Science Specialist for the NM Public Education Department and Interim Bureau Chief for the PED's Math and Science Bureau. She has taught in public schools as well as at the undergraduate and graduate levels and was the project manager on an NSF G-12 Program at UNM. She has a doctorate in Multicultural Childhood and Teacher Education from the University of New Mexico.