Hagop A. Yacoubian is an Associate Professor of Education at the Lebanese American University. His research focuses on the preparation of scientifically literate future citizens. He explores how the teaching of nature of science within the context of precollege science education could be used to empower future citizens to develop a critical mindset, engage in democratic decision-making processes, and be advocates of social justice. A list of his publications can be accessed through
Science Education for Democracy and Social Justice: The Case of Lebanon
This research aims at advancing a vision of school science education in Lebanon that is based on preparing scientifically literate future citizens who can contribute to democracy and social justice. It also aims at exploring the potential of the Lebanese national science curriculum and textbooks to facilitate scientific literacy for democracy and social justice.