PhD Career Connections: Teaching and Education Landscape in High Schools
Join us as we welcome Dr. Paulianda Jones, PhD, former postdoctoral fellow in the Conn Lab, for PhD Career Connections. Dr. Jones is a science teacher for the Upper School of Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Bronx, NY.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Light Hall 411 A-D
Dr. Paulianda J. Jones is an upper school Science Teacher at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Bronx, New York where she teaches general and intensive chemistry classes. Dr. Jones is also a part-time Professor at the College of New Rochelle where she has taught general chemistry to undergraduate nursing students. Dr. Jones earned her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Virginia where she focused on the role of novel sodium channel blockers for the treatment of epilepsy. She earned a B.S. in chemistry from Washington and Lee University. Following her doctoral studies, she also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University in the Conn Laboratory. While living in Nashville, Dr. Jones taught chemistry part time at Nashville State Community College and left Nashville to accept a tenure track position at Mercy College. After two years at Mercy College, Dr. Jones transitioned to teaching at Fieldston. When she is not teaching in the classroom, she also tutors students in the Westchester County area of New York. Dr. Jones is a dynamic, passionate educator who continues to work with students at both the college and high school levels to help them master chemistry.