Ken Capps

College of Central Florida, USA


Ken Capps is an Associate Professor of chemistry at the College of Central Florida in Ocala. He has been at this position since 2003. Prior to this time, he was an Adjunct Chemistry Instructor at the Montgomery College (Takoma Park, Md), while serving on active duty as an Officer/Chemist in the U.S. Army. In 2008, he was a Fulbright Scholar/Lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. During this time, he assisted with curriculum development of first- and second-year chemistry courses. These courses targeted disadvantaged students created by educational inequities of secondary schooling in the apartheid era. In particular, he worked with second-year chemistry students at the School of Education who plan to become high school physical science teachers. As for education, he has a Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry from the University of Miami with postdoctoral research experience at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, Calif, USA. He also has a Master of Science for Teachers degree (major in college teaching) from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA.

Biography Updated on 9 January 2012

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