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Jennifer Hurst-Kennedy

Jennifer Hurst-Kennedy

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

Office Location: Bullock 301E

Academic Degrees

  • BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia
  • PhD in Applied Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Hurst-Kennedy's primary research focus is STEM education. She has co-authored several papers investigating pedagogical approaches, such as team-based learning, alternative grading, and inquiry-based laboratory curricula, on student learning and engagement, as well as, the open-source texts The Fundamentals of Cell Biology and Steps to Success: A Guide to Excelling in College and Beyond.

Professional Activities

Dr. Hurst-Kennedy was selected for the Fellowships in Research and Scientific Teaching (FIRST) program and conducted postdoctoral training in the Department of Pharmacology at Emory University.

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