I have 40 years of experience, and specialize in the field of chemical education with specific knowledge in the areas of teaching chemistry, research on the learning of chemistry and science education. I have published on such topics as general chemistry textbooks, research on teaching and learning and best practices in the lab. I have testified on personal injury due to mislabeled consumer products, the question of whether prudent practice was followed by a high-school chemistry teachers. I have won thirteen awards that recognize the quality of my teaching and three majors awards that acknowledge the seminal work we have done on basic research into the teaching and learning of chemistry. I became a distinguished professor because of the combination of teaching and research expertise. T his work earned me recognition from both the American Chemical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry. I am a “fellow” of both organizations.