This profession provides so many opportunities to have a positive impact on students and their future contributions to society. I hope that students leave my class feeling empowered to face the world through a scientific lens.”
“Chemistry is the study of something we cannot see, which is both exhilarating and terrifying! Every day is an exciting challenge to help students explain a phenomena that, at first glance, might appear to be ‘magic.’ ”
Chris began teaching at Hillsdale High in 2014, where he currently serves as chair of the science department. Prior to joining the teaching profession, he was a Ph.D. candidate in the Stanford University Department of Chemistry, studying amphipathic molecular transporters for drug delivery into cells. While at Stanford, he worked as a teaching assistant for general and organic chemistry classes and was a coordinator for the high school outreach program.
When not in the classroom, Chris enjoys swimming, reading, writing, jigsaw puzzles, and anything neon.
- Stanford University (Master of Arts in Education)
- Stanford University (Master of Science in Chemistry)
- Oberlin College (Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry)