Natural & Behavioral Sciences

Stephanie Morris

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Pellissippi State Technical Community College

Natural and Behavioral Sciences Division

Knoxville, TN  37933-0990   865-694-6682

EDUCATION:        

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 1979 B.S. Chemistry

            University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 1981 M.S. Chemistry

  HONORS AND AWARDS:  

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1979 Teaching Assistantship (Department of Chemistry)

1980      Research Assistantship (Department of Chemistry)

              Roane State Community College, Harriman, TN

1987-88 Sarah Ellen Benroth Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

             Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Knoxville, TN 1997-98 Excellence in Teaching Award

Chemical Manufacturers Association

1998    Catalyst Award - Regional Award for Excellence in 1999    Science Teaching

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Council for the Advancement and Support of Education ,1998, Tennessee Professor of the Year

              Proclamation by Knox County Executive, Thomas Schumpert

1998, November 16, 1998 - Stephanie Ann Morris Day

  GENERAL EMPLOYMENT:  

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1980-81 Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry (conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory,

 (Transuranium Research Laboratory)

              Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

1981-82  Research Assistant, Health and Safety Research Division

  ACADEMIC POSITIONS:   

1979-81 Teaching Assistant, University of Tennessee, Department of Chemistry, Knoxville, TN

             1983-88 Instructor/Assistant Professor,  Department of Chemistry, Roane State Community College,

             Harriman, TN

              1988- Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry,

present Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Knoxville, TN

 TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

1979-81 Teaching of undergraduate laboratories and/or lectures in general chemistry.

University of Tennessee, Department of Chemistry, Knoxville, TN

            1983-88 Teaching and coordination of under­graduatelaborator­ies and lectures in general chemistry

             and analytical chemistry.  Teaching of under­graduate lectures and laboratories in an accelerated

             program to Martin Marietta employees being retrained for laboratory positions.

            Roane State Community College, Math and Science Department, Harriman, TN 

1988-     Teaching of undergraduate lectures and laboratories present in general chemistry and analytical chemistry.Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Natural Sciences Department, Knoxville, TN

 

OTHER RELATED TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

              1994,'95     Super Saturdays' Instructor ("Chemistry Magic")

'98, >99  Chemistry class for children in Knoxville's Talented 2000 and Gifted Program

              1995,'97     "College for a Day" Fieldtrip - Organizer and chemistry instructor for several classes

(3rd - 5th grades) from A.L. Lotts Elementary School

              1997      Chemistry Demonstrations for classes at Sacred Heart School

  1997      Judge for Regional Science Fair

              1998      "Science Day" - Organizer and chemistry instructor for two 3rd grade classes at

  A.L. Lotts Elementary School


  
     PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Alpha Chi Sigma (Chemistry Fraternity)

Chemical Education Division (American Chemical Society)

Committee on Chemistry in Two Year Community Colleges (2YC3)

American Association of University Professors

PUBLICATIONS

R. C. Doughtery, S. A. Howard (Morris), and Joseph D. Wander, "Negative Chemical Ionization Mass Spectra of Some Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons," in Polynuclear Aromatics Hydrocarbons in the Environment, ed. by N. L. Richards, Marcel Dekker, NY.

 

S. A. Morris, C. E. Bamberger, and J. R. Peterson, "Microscale Crystal Growth and Characterization of Heavy Element Orthophosphates," p. 19 in Inorganic Materials and Electrochemistry Section Quarterly Report for January-March, 1981.

 

Thesis: S. A. Morris, "Microscale Preparation and Characterization of Selected Lanthanide and Actinide Phosphates," Master's Thesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxvile, December, 1981, U.S. Department of Energy Document No. ORO-4447-138.

 

A. R. Hawthorne, S. A. Morris, R. L. Moody, and R. B. Gammage, "Duvas as a Real-time, Field Portable Wastewater Monitor for Phenolics," p. 253 in J. Environ, Sci. Health, 1984.

 

S. A. Morris, Chemistry 1010 Laboratory Manual, Tennessee Valley Publishing, Knoxville, TN, 1999

 

S. A. Morris, Chemistry 1020 Laboratory Manual, Tennessee Valley Publishing, Knoxville, TN, 1999 

Natural & Behavioral Sciences

 (Fall 2013)

LLast Updated: Aug. 21, 2013

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