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Ms. Gita Perkins

Faculty - Chemistry



Current Classes

CHM130 - Fundamental Chemistry
CHM130LL - Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory


Education

  • PhD, Chemistry Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • MS, Bio-Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
  • MSc, St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore, India
  • BSc, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, India.

Activities

Spring 2014:

  • University of South Florida OSHA Chemistry Lab Safety
  • Chemistry Lab Safety Institute, Burbank, CA

Summer 2014:

-Not on-campus

  • In the Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL: Supporting student lab learning
  • In the Department of Chemistry, Eugene, OR: Infusing Green Chemistry Principles in the Organic Chemistry Lab

Interests during spare time:

Reading:

Science articles by Derek Davenport

Most recent reread: A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock, written by Evelyn Fox Keller, Professor, History & Philosophy of Science, MIT.

Music: Sounds of the Sitar

Note from Ms. Gita, PhD: Dear Students, I will not be on-campus summer 2014. I wish you all a restful summer break. Please keep checking my page for updates on my learning journey. Happy spring and summer 2014.


Strengths

Learner | Achiever | Responsibility | Restorative | Empathy