Awards and Honors

  • Roadrunners who Soar Award (2021): Outstanding Mentor for Undergraduate Research, MSU Denver
  • Roadrunners who Soar Award (2019): Open Educational Resources (OER) in a course champion, MSU Denver
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2017): National Society for Leadership & Success
  • Exceptional Achievement in Undergraduate Research Leadership (2015): Applied Learning Center, MSU Denver
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2014): Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2013): Faculty Senate, MSU Denver

Teaching Skills

Proven ability to successfully mentor students; comfortable and confident lecturer and speaker; experienced discussion leader; experience writing and implementing lesson plans; confident public speaker; excellent proficiency with modern technology in and out of the classroom; outstanding pastoral skills and rapport with students; comprehensive knowledge of general chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology topics; consistently excellent teaching evaluations; familiarity with current pedagogy and teaching strategies; inquire for excellent student references. Experience using and training colleagues on modern pedagogy tools and techniques.

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