SPIRE Scholars Develop and Teach Courses at Partner Institutions

As part of the SPIRE fellowship, scholars develop and teach undergraduate courses at one of SPIRE's partner institutions in North Carolina. Scholars design courses that integrate active learning strategies, research-based content, and new topics in their field. There are seven scholars who are currently teaching and mentoring undergraduates during the Spring 2017 semester:

Dan Brown, Ph.D. Teaching Placement: North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC. Course taught: Principles of Biology - Molecules and Cells

Elizabeth Danka, Ph.D. Teaching Placement: North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC. Course taught: Cell Biology.

Danielle Fortune, Ph.D. Teaching Placement: Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC. Course taught: Bacterial Pathogenesis.

Lathiena Manning, Ph.D. Teaching Placement: North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC. Course taught: Principles of Biology - Molecules and Cells.

Amanda Pierce, Ph.D. Teaching Placement: UNC Pembroke, Pembroke, NC. Course taught: Ecology and Evolution fo Disease.

Nik Stasulli, Ph.D. Teaching Placement: UNC Pembroke, Pembroke, NC. Course taught: Principles of Biology.

David Steinberg, Ph.D. Teaching Placement: North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC. Course taught: Concepts of Biology II.