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Dennis Showers

SUNY Distinguished Service Professor
South Hall 222C

Dr. Showers has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1986.

The photograph shows Dr. Showers receiving a certificate acknowledging him as a Foreign Expert in Interdisciplinary Teaching by The Chaoyang District of Beijing Schools

Dr. Showers is currently serving as the Interim Director of the School of Education

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

  • M.Ed., Clarion State College

  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University


  • Fletcher, K., J. McLean, R. Sells, K. Rommel-Esham, & D. Showers. (2019). “The Build-it, Leave-it, Teach-it program: A model for recruiting and retaining pre-service physics teachers.” The Physics Teacher. 57 (6)

  • Showers, D.E. (2010). The mathematics of the pseudosciences. In D. Berlin and A. White (Eds.), Global Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities to Advance Science and Mathematics Education III. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press.

  • Showers, D.E. (2009). Teaching Time. In The Encyclopedia of Time, H. J. Birx (Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Research Interests

  • Public education in science and mathematics
  • UFO's