Academic Highlights


Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of York, UK
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2001
B.S./B.A., The Evergreen State College, 1995

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Teaching Artifacts

Chemistry & Climate:

First-year Lab for Chemistry Majors:

Inorganic Chemistry:

Independent Study – Research:

Rubric & Assignment Library:

Scholarly Artifacts

Metzker, J. K., Mills, C. J., & Richards, R. A. Sustaining a Culture of Undergraduate Research Through Robust Faculty Evaluation Processes. CUR Quarterly, 2015, 35 (3), 46. (pdf)

ENGAGE: Building a Culture of Engaged Learning, Georgia College Quality Enhancement Plan, 2014. (pdf)

Cossey, K., Metzker, J. K., Mills, C. J., & Richards, R. A. Using the climate debate to revitalize general chemistry. Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops & Communities of Science (CCWCS), 2014. (slides.pdfhandbook.pdf)

Mills, C. J., Metzker, J. K., & Richards, R. A. Undergraduate Research as Pedagogy: Promoting and Sustaining a Culture of Undergraduate Research among Chemistry Majors. In Addressing the Millennial Student in Undergraduate Chemistry; Potts, G.E., Dockery, C.R, Eds., American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2014; pp 91-104. (pdf)

Kleine, K. L. M. & Metzker, J Incorporating Egan’s Imaginative Education into the curriculum and the culture at the post-secondary level. Creative Education, 2012, 03, 746-8. (pdf)

Metzker; J.; McGrady; J.E.An electronic perspective on the reduction of an N=N double bond at a conserved dimolybdenum core. Chemistry-A European Journal, 2004, 10, 6447-6455.