Resident Master of STEM and Lecturer
Laney Annex 129
I am a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and the Resident Master for the STEM Residential College in Arkansas Hall. As an educator my goals are not only to encourage students to become excited about science, specifically chemistry, but to help them develop life skills that will provide a foundation for success. I teach freshman-level chemistry classes in which students not only learn scientific knowledge, but also tenacity, responsibility, reasoning skills, and a willingness to seek help as needed. Outside of the classroom, I facilitate opportunities for college students, through the STEM Residential College and the UCA Chapter of the American Chemical Society, to interact with K-12 students providing hands-on activities to encourage enthusiasm about science at an early age. Providing science during these formative years of youth is also woven into my research, which includes providing tools and services to college students as well as local teachers to assist in student comprehension of science.