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Jennifer Lewis

Author Profile

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave CHE205
Tampa, FL 33617 jlewis@cas.usf.edu

Phone:813 974 1286

Background Information

Jennifer teaches in the Department of Chemistry at the University of South Florida, where she has been instrumental in establishing a doctoral program track focused on research in chemistry education. Her research has centered on evaluating curricular change with an emphasis on equity and on applying statistical approaches from other fields to the study of chemistry education. She received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from The Pennsylvania State University in 1998.

Related Pedagogical Projects

Jennifer began her academic career as a post-doctoral associate for DUE-9455918 ChemLinks Coalition: Making Chemical Connections, assisting with the dissemination of context-rich topical modules for undergraduate chemistry teaching. She has since been involved in many NSF-funded projects focused on STEM education, both as an investigator and as an evaluator, including DUE-0196527 Strategies to Promote Active Learning in Chemistry Courses: Multi-Initiative Dissemination Workshops, DUE-0443026 Molecules of Life – A Partnership to Enhance Undergraduate Science Education for Non-Science Majors, and DUE-0310954 Sustainable Reform for General Chemistry.

As of 2009, she is one of the co-PIs for DUE-0618758 The POGIL Project and serving as an evaluator for DUE-0717392 POGILBiochem: Advancing Active Learning Approaches in Biochemistry.