Dr. Teresa Bixby received a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry and Physics from Susquehanna University in 2003 and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2009.

After a 3-year post-doctoral research fellowship at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Dr. Bixby began a tenure-track position in the Chemistry Department at Lewis University in 2012. In her time at Lewis she shifted from experimental physical chemistry research to chemical education research. She was a member of the Primary Collaboration Team for the ELIPSS Project, directs research for an NSF S-STEM grant Project Synergy, and is co-PI on an NSF Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship grant.

Over the years she has deepened her engagement with university assessment and will transition to an administrative position for academic effectiveness in the Provost’s office in 2024.

In addition to serving on the Steering Committee, Bixby is co-chair of the Supporting Inclusivity: POGIL Learning Communities to Support Historically Marginalized Groups strategic teams.

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