- Director and Associate Professor
- SIUE STEM Center
- Website: stemideas.org
Sharon Locke is associate professor and director of the Center for STEM Research, Education, and Outreach at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The Center promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the southwestern Illinois and St. Louis metropolitan area through professional development and enrichment activities for the region’s educators and students.She has devoted much of her career to improving access to STEM education for members of groups historically underrepresented in STEM fields, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities.