Lillian Bentley

Lillian Bentley

  • Ph.D. Student

Office Location

Ridley Hall 237
405 Emmett Street S
Charlottesville, VA 22903


Lillian Bentley is a graduate student working with Robert Tai. In Tai's research lab, she has been studying what makes people interested in STEM. For her dissertation work, she is interested in pre-service elementary teachers and their self-efficacy in teaching science to diverse learners.


Ph.D., University of Virginia, Fall 2023-Spring 2024 
M.S. Science Education, Montana State University, 2009 
B.A. Natural Sciences, University of Hawaii Hilo, 2002