While these courses may have a large number of students, the instructors will do all they can to make the course feel like a small class seminar.
Dr. Woodrum received both her B.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. As a student, her field of study was inorganic chemistry. Her research interests are in the field of Chemical Education. She has taught General Chemistry for over 20 years.
Dr. Soult received her B.S. in Chemistry from Centre College and her Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Florida State University. She has been at the University of Kentucky since 2002 as a lab coordinator and a lecturer. Her main interests are in the area of Chemical Education specifically relating to issues with student engagement in large lectures and using technology to enhance student learning. Dr. Soult was the recipient of the A&S Outstanding Staff Award in 2008.
Dr. Golding received his MA and Ph.D. from the University of Denver, and has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky since 1988. He is an active researcher investigating both jury decision making and various aspects of memory. With regard to teaching, he has taught Introduction to Psychology for almost 30 years, supervised undergraduate research, and published articles about teaching. Dr. Golding is a Chellgren Center on Undergraduate Education Endowed Fellow, and has been awarded various teaching awards, including the Carnegie Foundation’s 2011 Kentucky Professor of the Year.
Phil Kraemer is the Chellgren Endowed Chair for Undergraduate Excellence and a Professor of Psychology at the University of Kentucky (UK). Prior to assuming his current position, he served as Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and Chair of the Psychology Department at UK. He received a B.A. in psychology from SUNY ‑ Buffalo, an M.A. in experimental psychology from SUCNY ‑ Geneseo, and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Western Ontario. Before coming to UK he held teaching appointments at Purdue University, Binghamton University, and Randolph Macon College. His research has concentrated on issues pertinent to the study of memory and cognition, and he has received support for his research from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health. His current scholarly interests involve three major areas: an evolutionary approach to belief, the psychological foundations of innovation, and the psychology of virtual worlds.