Teaching Experience:


Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, St. Olaf College.  (2002-present)
General Chemistry lecture and laboratory, Biochemistry and Advanced Biochemistry lecture and laboratory, Chemistry at Life’s Beginning-non majors interim course and Fundamentals of Chemistry-non majors introductory course.

Supervisor, graduate and undergraduate research students, Yale University.  (1999-2002)
Mentored students in daily research activities, planned experiments, interpreted data and taught biochemical and organic synthesis techniques.

Supervisor, Ribosome Group, Laboratory of Scott Strobel, Yale University.   (1999-2002)
Coordinated the initiation of ribosome research by establishing protocols, teaching instrumentation and facilitating research efforts of three graduate students.

Participant, Working at Teaching seminar series, Yale University. (1999-2002)
Seven part workshop covering effective teaching methods, problem based learning, self assessment and classroom ethics.

Teaching Assistant, The University of Montana, Organic Chemistry.  (1999)
Attended lectures, conducted review sessions, facilitated and graded laboratory exercises.

Supervisor, high school research students, The University of Montana.  (1998-1999)
Supervised two high school students in research projects for state, national and international science fair competitions.

Substitute Lecturer, The University of Montana, Genetic Engineering.  (1997)
Delivered undergraduate lectures in a survey level class, graded exams and held review sessions.

Lab Assistant, Gustavus Adolphus College, General Chemistry, Advanced Biochemistry.  (1991-1992)
Prepared lab reagents, answered question during lab sessions, graded reports and quizzes.
 


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