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Dr. Leah Williams


Office: Chemistry & Nursing Bldg. Rm.
Phone: (912) 478-5968


  • B. S.  Georgia College, Milledgeville
  • Ph.D, Chemistry Education, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Emory University (2015-2018)

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 1151 Survey of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry I

Selected Publications

  • McGill, T. L.; Williams, L. C.; Mulford, D. R.; Blakey, S. B.; Harris, R. J.; Kindt, J. T.; Lynn, D. G.; Marsteller, P. A.; McDonald, F. E.; Powell, N. L. “Chemistry Unbound: Designing a New Four-Year Undergraduate Curriculum.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2018, Submitted.
  • Williams, L.C.; Reddish, M. “Integrating Primary Research in the Teaching Lab: Benefits and Impacts of a One-Semester CURE for Physical Chemistry.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2018, 95, 928-938.
  • Williams, L. C.; Underwood, S. M.; Klymkowsky, M. W.; Cooper, M. M. “Are non-covalent interactions an Achilles heel in chemistry education? A comparison of instructional approaches,” Journal of Chemical Education, 2015, 92, 1979-1987.
  • Cooper, M. M.; Williams, L. C.; Underwood, S. M. “Student Understanding of Intermolecular Forces: A Multimodal Study,” Journal of Chemical Education. 2015, 92, 1288-1298.
  • Cooper, M. M.; Corley, L. M.; Underwood, S. M. “An Investigation of College Chemistry Students Understanding of Structure-Property Relationships,” Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2013, 50, 699-721.

Last updated: 8/21/2019