Meet the Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research Editorial Board



Patricia Ann Mabrouk

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology 
Northeastern University

Dr. Patricia Ann Mabrouk, SPUR editor-in-chief, is professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Northeastern University in Boston. She earned her AB in chemistry and mathematics from Wellesley College and her PhD in physical chemistry from MIT. Dr. Mabrouk held an NIH postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University before she joined Northeastern University, where her administrative roles have included co-director of undergraduate research and associate dean for academic affairs and faculty affairs for the College of Science. Her research interests encompass pedagogy of undergraduate research, research ethics, active learning methods, mentoring, and green chemistry. Dr. Mabrouk has mentored more than 125 undergraduates and high school students.  She served as the editor for two ACS Symposium series volumes and has authored 55 peer-reviewed publications of which 17 were coauthored with undergraduate and high school mentees. Dr. Mabrouk was an associate editor for the Analytical Sciences Digital Library and an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching. For SPUR, she has served as the divisional editor for chemistry and editor of the SPUR volume 4 content on the theme “Undergraduate Research during Times of Disruption.”

Associate Editors

Lisa Gates

Center for Teaching, Learning and Research
Middlebury College

Kristin Picardo

Office of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations
St. John Fisher College

Shauna Reilly

Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity
Northern Kentucky University

Editorial Advisory Board

Jennifer G. Coleman

School of Behavioral Sciences
Western New Mexico University

Edray Herber Goins

Mathematics and Statistics
Pomona College

Kymberly Harris

Elementary and Special Education
Georgia Southern University

Marilyn Hart

Department of Biological Sciences
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Michelle Hayford

Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology Program
University of Dayton

Hasitha Mahabaduge

Department of Chemistry, Physics
and Astronomy
Georgia College & State University

Claire McLeod

Department of Geology and Environmental Earth Science
Miami University of Ohio

Niharika Nath

Department of Biological and Chemical Sciences
New York Institute of Technology

Belinda Ommering

Research Centre for Learning and Innovation
HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

Julio Rivera

School of Business
Carroll University

Nicholas J. Rowland

Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences
Penn State Altoona

Aaron R. Sakulich

Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Jing Tian

School of Resource and Environmental Sciences
Wuhan University

Lorraine S. Wallace

Department of Biomedical Education and Anatomy
The Ohio State University