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Laura Frost Inducted Into TAA Council of Fellows

Chemistry textbook author Laura Frost was inducted into the TAA Council of Fellows at the 2024 TAA Conference on Textbook & Academic Authoring in Nashville on June 22.

The TAA Council of Fellows distinguished authors who have a long record of successful publishing. Any author whose textbook or other instructional and academic works have established his/her presence in scholarly publishing over time and who has been innovative in the presentation of material, is qualified for nomination into the TAA Council of Fellows. Induction into the Council of Fellows is the premier honor bestowed by TAA.

Frost is a Past-President of the TAA Board and is currently serving as a Board Member, and chairs TAA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. She is an Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Affairs and Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University.

She has also served as Director of the Whitaker Center for STEM Education at FGCU. She received her Ph.D. in Chemistry with a concentration in Biophysical Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include the use of evidence-based teaching practices in the STEM classroom to provide equitable access to STEM learning for all students as well as appropriate program evaluation and assessment and has been PI on several grants from the National Science Foundation.

Frost is also co-author of a chemistry textbook for nonmajors published by Pearson Education, General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry. Laura is a long-time member and has held leadership roles in the American Chemical Society and the Network for STEM Education.

Congratulations Laura!

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