Biography

bdixon1


CONTACT INFORMATION

Office Phone: 301 405-8497
Office Address: 2130B
 Email: bdixon1@umd.edu

Senior Lecturer

Education

  • B.A, Universtity of New Hampshire, 1992
  • Ph.D., College of Medicine, University of Vermont, 1998
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, 1998-2000
  • M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvannia, 2001

Research Interests

I am interested in the learning environment created within the classroom. Learning is an active process. I am exploring ways to create an active and positive learning environment within the context of large lectures. In addition, I am involved in curricular development. My goal in curricular development is to offer new and different ways to explore chemistry, which is a subject that is relevant for everyone.

Major Recognitions and Honors

  • 1997 One of Best Presentations for Graduate Research Day, University of Vermont
  • 1996 Graduate Education Advisory Council’s Travel Award to present graduate research, University of Vermont
  • 1993 Graduate Teaching Award, Chemistry Department, University of Vermont
  • 1991 Analytical Chemistry Award, University of New Hampshire
  • 1991 Tech Alumni Achievement Award, University of New Hampshire
  • 1990 Raymond B. Seymour Award presented to outstanding sophomore chemistry major, University of New Hampshire
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