Meet Stephen Biscotte

Stephen Biscotte, Director of General Education

Stephen Biscotte, PhD

Director of General Education
104 Burruss Hall (0717)
Phone: 540-231-4451

As Director of General Education, Dr. Stephen Biscotte helps support and manage the Pathways to General Education program. He has been fulfilling these responsibilities since summer of 2013.

Dr. Biscotte's general education relevant scholarship, particularly focused on the non-STEM student experience in STEM general education courses, has appeared in The Journal of General Education. He has given presentations and workshops on such gen ed related topics as innovative structures, university reform efforts, and progam evaluation both locally and nationally. Dr. Biscotte also serves on the council of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS).

Prior to his role at Virginia Tech, Biscotte was a high school science teacher for 11 years, teaching courses in anatomy and physiology, biology, and physical science in Roanoke, Virginia and Columbia, South Carolina. Biscotte received a bachelor’s degree in biology from James Madison University. He received a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction: Science Education and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction: Educational Psychology, both from Virginia Tech.