Deborah began as an adjunct Chemistry Instructor in August 2020. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) in Chemistry at University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1992 and a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry (minor in Solid State Physics) at Vanderbilt University in 2000. She is currently teaching Physics and Earth Science at Watertown High School and has been a Chemistry lecturer at SDSU and Southeast Tech for one year (2018-2019), High school science teacher (chemistry, physical science, physics, biology, Earth science) in North Carolina from 2006 – 2018, Chemistry lab instructor at NC State University (2005-2006), Chemistry lab manager at Tyler Junior College (1994), Chemistry lab technician for Martin-Marietta (1983), and SAFT America 1984 – 1986 (SAFT manufactures batteries for missiles). Deborah lives in Brookings. Her hobbies include gardening, home repair/improvement (my daughter and I have spent summers building a shed, rebuilding a 12×12 deck, laying paving stones for a curved walkway to access house ~100ft long), winter hobbies are crocheting and needlework and she hopes to learn how to knit soon.
Adjunct General Education/Chemistry