Chemical Education

Undergraduate students work with faculty on projects related to chemical education. Research in chemical education at Brown includes developing inquiry-based laboratory experiments for introductory, organic, and inorganic chemistry; small-group, interactive problem sessions for concept mastery in introductory courses; and incorporating green chemistry into experiments. 

Associated Faculty

Kathleen M. Hess

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Areas of Interest

  • Guided inquiry organic and inorganic experiments
  • Green chemistry principles
  • Renewable energy
  • Liberal learning
  • Interdisciplinary studies

Sandra Russo-Rodriguez

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry(Feb. 11, 1959 - Feb. 17, 2018)

Areas of Interest

  • Development of collaborative learning activities and problem sessions in general chemistry
  • Development of online resources for chemistry preparation
  • Case studies for the study of science

Li-Qiong Wang

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Areas of Interest

  • Innovative and engaging introductory chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry laboratory experiments
  • Solid state and hyperpolarized 129-Xe NMR
  • Collaborative teaching and learning pedagogy