I happen to teach chemistry, but that’s not my focus. I teach people.”

Emily’s Story

Teaching Discipline


Why Chemistry

“Everything is chemistry! It’s all around us and there is so much to explore.”

Professional Experience

As an undergraduate in chemistry, Emily worked as a teaching assistant in the Undergraduate Instrumentation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she taught other undergraduate students how to properly and safely use various instruments. For two years after graduation, she served as the course coordinator for undergraduate chemistry courses at the California Institute of Technology.


Emily loves horseback riding and has a horse named Jazz.

Academic Background

  • University of California, Los Angeles (Master of Education) (expected 2018)
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Bachelor of Science in Chemistry)