Loyola University Chicago

Workshop Participant Bios

Patrick Daubenmire, Ph.D.

Title/s: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Loyola University Chicago
Assistant Director of High School Programs, Center for Science and Math Education

E-mail: pdauben@luc.edu


Dr. Patrick Daubenmire is the Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Chemistry at the Loyola University Chicago. He holds a doctoral degree in chemical education research from the Catholic
University of America and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and theology from St Louis University.

Dr. Daubenmire is especially interested in teaching and learning skills for improving science education standards in schools and universities. Among his recent publications are “These Kids Can’t Do Inquiry: Another Urban Legend” in Debugging Myths about Teaching and Learning edited by Diane M. Bunce, (American Chemical Society, 2012),  “Bringing Standards-based Chemistry Instruction to an Urban School District” in Chemistry and the National Science Education Standards, 2nd Ed., edited by Stacy Lowery Bretz (American Chemical Society, 2008).He also is currently the Primary Investigator on a two-year NSF grant titled, “Families, Organizations, and Communities
Understanding Science, Sustainability, and Service (FOCUSSS).”