School LIbrary

Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Rebecca M. Jones

Complete CV available upon request

 

Education

June 1998

Bachelor of Arts

The Ohio State University,
Columbus, Ohio,
Chemistry, with Distinction in Chemistry and Honors in the Liberal Arts

Undergraduate thesis: Purification and fluorescent tagging of a transmembrane protein in E. Coli., Dr. Ross Dalbey (Advisor)

August 2002

Masters of Science

Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Michael Baldwin (Advisor)

June 2004

Doctorate of Philosophy

Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 

Doctoral Dissertation: Uniting Experiment and Theory:  The development of application of theoretical molecular models to nickel (II) tris(oxime)amine complexes, available here Dr. Michael Baldwin (Advisor)

 

Academic Experience

Professor
Associate Professor

June 2021 - present
July 2015 - May 2021

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
STEM Accelerator, College of Science

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Assistant Director

January 2012 - June 2015

Office of Student Scholarship Creative Activities and Research
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Director

January 2010 - January 2012

Office of Undergraduate Research
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee

Associate Professor
Assistant Professor

July 2010 - January 2012
September 2004 - June 2010

Department of Chemistry, Tenured July 2010
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee

 

Publications

 

Books

  1. Advances in Teaching Inorganic Chemistry Volume 1: Classroom Innovations and Faculty Development; Jones, R. M., Ed.; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington DC, 2020; Vol. 1370. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2020-1370.fw001.

  2. Advances in Teaching Inorganic Chemistry Volume 2: Laboratory Enrichment and Faculty Community; Jones, R. M., Ed.; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington DC, 2020; Vol. 1371. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2020-1371.fw001.

  3. Best Practices for Supporting and Expanding Undergraduate Research in Chemistry; Gourley, B. L., Jones, R. M., Eds.; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2018; Vol. 1275. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2018-1275.pr001.

Journal Articles

  1. “Encouraging or Obstructing? Assessing Factors that Impact Faculty Engagement in Undergraduate Research Mentoring”, Shannon N. Davis, Rebecca M. Jones, Duhita Mahatmya, Pamela Garner, Frontiers in Education, Educational Psychology Section, Vol. 5, July 17, 2020. doi:10.3389/feduc.2020.00114

  2. “The Genesis, Evolution, and Influence of Undergraduate Research Mentoring Relationships”, Shannon N. Davis and Rebecca M. Jones, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Vol. 14: No. 1, Article 6, May 31, 2020, doi:10.20429/ijsotl.2020.140106

  3. “The role of perceived support and local culture in undergraduate research mentoring by underrepresented minority faculty members: findings from a multi-institutional research collaboration”, Shannon N. Davis, Pamela W. Garner, Rebecca M. Jones & Duhita Mahatmya, Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2020, 28:2, 176-188, doi: 10.1080/13611267.2020.1749347 

  4. “Recruiting and Enrolling Rural Students: A Model for Increasing Diversity in STEM”, Rebecca M. Jones and Rachel Cleaver, Innovative Higher Education, 2020, 45(3) doi: 10.1007/s10755-020-09499-6

  5. “The Chemistry of Mordançage, a Historic Photographic Process”, Caroline Fudala and Rebecca Jones, Analytical Chemistry, Anal. Chem. 2019, 91(22), 14482-14488, doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b03205

  6. “Undergraduate Research Mentoring Relationships: A Mechanism for Developing Social Capital for Underrepresented Students”, Pamela W. Garner, Duhita Mahatmya, Rebecca M. Jones, and Shannon N. Davis, in Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research, P. Miller and M. Vandermaas-Peeler (Eds), Council on Undergraduate Research Press, 2018, pp 77-103. 

  7. “Surveying Faculty Perspectives on Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity: A Three-Institution Study”, Janet A. Morrison, Nancy J. Berner, Jill M. Manske, Rebecca M. Jones, Shannon N. Davis, and Pamela W. Garner, 2018, Scholarship and Practice in Undergraduate Research, 2(1), 43–54, doi: 10.18833/spur/2/1/1

  8. “Pathways to Undergraduate Research Experiences: a Multi-Institutional Study”, Duhita Mahatmya, Janet Morrison, Rebecca Jones, Pamela Garner, Shannon N. Davis, Jill Manske, Nancy Berner, Ann Johnson, and Jayna Ditty, 2017, Innovative Higher Education, 1–14. doi: 10.1007/s10755-017-9401-3 

  9. “Understanding the Role of the Mentor in Developing Research Competency among Undergraduate Researchers.” Shannon N. Davis, and Rebecca M. Jones, Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning 2017, 25 (4), 455–465, doi: 10.1080/13611267.2017.1403534

  10. “Mentoring Undergraduate Scholars: A Pathway to Interdisciplinary Research?”, Shannon N. Davis, Duhita Mahatmya, Pamela W. Garner, and Rebecca M. Jones, Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, Taylor & Francis, Volume 23, Issue 5, 2015, doi:10.1080/13611267.2015.1126166.

Book Chapters

  1. "Teaching Inorganic Chemistry: A Story of Adaptation, Commitment, and Progress", accepted for publication in Advances in Teaching Inorganic Chemistry, Volume 1, ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society, 2020; Vol. 1370, pp 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2020-1370.ch001.

  2. Preface. In Advances in Teaching Inorganic Chemistry Volume 2: Laboratory Enrichment and Faculty Community; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society, 2020; Vol. 1371, pp ix–ix. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2020-1371.pr001.

  3. “Advancing Scientific Communication with Infographics: An Assignment for Upper-Level Chemistry Classes.” Rebecca M. Jones, 2019. In ACS Symposium Series, edited by Garland L. Crawford, Kathryn D. Kloepper, John J. Meyers, and Richard H. Singiser, 1327:119–28. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2019-1327.ch009.

  4. “Assessing Undergraduate Research in Chemistry.” Rebecca M. Jones, In Best Practices for Supporting and Expanding Undergraduate Research in Chemistry; Gourley, B., Jones, R., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2018; Vol. 1275, pp 301–310.

  5. “Implementing Best Practices to Advance Undergraduate Research in Chemistry.” Rebecca M. Jones, In Best Practices for Supporting and Expanding Undergraduate Research in Chemistry; Gourley, B., Jones, R. M., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2018; Vol. 1275, pp 335–344.

  6. "Introducing chemical research to undergraduates: A survey course for sophomores and juniors", in Developing and Maintaining a Successful Undergraduate Research Program, Timothy W. Chapp and Mark A. Benvenuto, Eds. ACS Symposium Series Vol. 1156, American Chemical Society, 2013, pp 81-90, doi: 10.1021/bk-2013-1156

Report

“Developing A Virginia STEM Network: Recommendations from Multi-Sector Perspectives,” a report
to the Virginia STEM Commission, submitted by Al Byers, Kerry Owens Cresawn, Elizabeth W.
Edmondson, Rebecca M. Jones, Jennifer L. Maeng, Susan G. Magliaro, Phyllis Newbill, Padmanabhan
Seshaiyer, Angela W. Webb, and Lindsay B. Wheeler on March 5, 2020.

Editorials

  1. "Introduction”, Issue Editorial, Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 3, Issue 4, doi: 10.18833/spur/3/4/11, Summer 2020

  2. “A Retrospective on Undergraduate Research”, Issue Editorial, Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 3, Issue 2, doi: 10.18833/spur/3/2/9, Winter 2019

  3. “Big Data and Undergraduate Research”, Issue Editorial, Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 2, Issue 4, doi: 10.18833/spur/2/4/12, Summer 2019

  4. “Introduction”, Issue Editorial, Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 2, Issue 2, doi: 10.18833/spur/2/2/9, Winter 2018