Goodman Faculty Award
2013 – Inaugural Recipient
Dr. Stephanie B. Stockwell
Assistant Professor, Integrated Science and Technology
Dr. Stephanie B. Stockwell has served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrated Science and Technology since 2010 with the primary teaching and research responsibilities within the applied biotechnology sector of the major. According to Dr. Eric Maslen, head of the Department of Integrated Science and Technology, Dr. Stockwell has engaged in an astonishing array of pedagogical efforts in her time at JMU. She serves as an Honors Faculty Fellow which involves teaching regularly in the Honors Program as well as developing the Honors emphasis research track including curriculum development, design and delivery of courses. Her use of and advocacy for Team Based Learning has had an impact on pedagogical approaches of departmental colleagues.
Dr. Stockwell's committment to enriching the science experience of middle school students has led her reach out to Page County with educational outreach by bringing microbiology experiments to Page County Middle School students. Her hope is to show the students the promise of science-based careers. Dr. Maslen sees Dr. Stockwell as a tremendously effective colleague whose efforts will offer both immediate and long-term benefits to the entire academic community.
Her education and training include:
- B.S. in Biotechnology – University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Ph.D. in Biological Sciences – Dartmouth College
- Post-Doctoral Fellowship – James Madison University
- Visiting Professorship for Citizen Science Program – Bard College.