Professional Appointments and Affiliations
Director of the Center for Excellence in Science Education
University Park, PA 16802
B.S., Utica College, 1984
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1990.
Postdoc, The Pennsylvania State University Fuel Science 1990-1991
Honors and Awards
2019, George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Pennsylvania State University
2018, Priestley Teaching Award, The Department of Chemistry
2009, Dean’s Climate and Diversity Award, Eberly College of Science
2008, Outstanding Professor Award, Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity
1997, Outstanding Research Award, The Energy Institute, The Pennsylvania State University
1986, Dan Waugh Teaching Award
Leads efforts to work collaboratively with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students engaged in professional development of evidence-based teaching methods. Has led workshops for faculty and taught graduate student teaching development courses as well as learning assistant pedagogy courses.
Teaches an introductory organic chemistry course, first year seminar, and is also an academic adviser.