2 Timothy 1:7: "For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind."
Friends describe me
Good listener, quiet, hard worker
Making scrapbooks, gardening, singing in the praise team at my church
Fantasy dinner guests
Barack and Michelle Obama
Best advice I ever received
No one cares how much you know unless they know how much you care
My undergrad alma mater
North Carolina State University
My worst subject in school
In college I drove
A white Plymouth Volare station wagon with leaf prints from parking under a tree
If I weren't a professor, I would
work in the chemical industry to design and improve chemical processes
Anne of Green Gables, the whole Harry Potter series, anything by James Herriott
Little Women, Chariots of Fire, It's a Wonderful Life
Coffee ice cream
Nobody knows I
get up at 5:15am to work out with my husband at the YMCA
My latest accomplishment
I'm the co-author of Chemical Process Principles (4th edition), the same textbook I used as a student.
My research interests lie in the area of educational scholarship, including teaching and advising effectiveness, academic integrity, process design instruction, and organizational culture.