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Karen Phillips, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry


Contact Information:

office 1307aN (tel 212-772-5382), lab 1303N (lab 212-772-5361), dept fax 212-772-5332, email


Ph.D. Columbia University

Research Summary: 

My research involves developing, implementing and assessing innovative instructional methods that help students to gain a deeper understanding of chemistry. Efforts are focused in undergraduate organic chemistry, with an emphasis on group learning through Workshops and advanced laboratory design, as well as the high school chemistry curriculum.