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Research and Scholarly Work

“There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” - Victor Hugo

Research Interests

  • Alternative photographic processes

  • Chemistry education 

  • Undergraduate research

  • Mentoring

  • STEM education and retention

  • Gender in STEM

Current Projects

  • Retention of Rural STEM students

  • History of Teaching Chemisttry

  • Understanding Metal Dependence in Mordencage

  • Perception of Pedagogy during COVID-19 

Current Research Students

Conner Preston and Eva-Marie Rudler, History of Valence

Selected Grants

  1. Principle Investigator, The RADSS Program (Rural and Diverse Student Scholars), NSF S-STEM #1564989

  2. Co-PI, Supporting, Mentoring and Retaining New STEM Secondary Educators Through Major Transitions from Recruitment to Highly Effective Teacher, NOYCE Scholars Program, NSF #2050638

Most recent publication

Other publications


Advances in Teaching Inorganic Chemistry, Volume 1

November 13, 2020


Advances in Teaching Inorganic Chemistry, Volume 2

November 13, 2020


The Chemistry of Mordancage

October 17, 2019

Sample Poster Presentations

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History of Teaching Chemistry

Presented by Kiran Zaidi at the 10th Annual College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium via on April 2, 2021

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