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Stephanie Vasko

Stephanie Vasko

Senior Research Assistant


Education:

  1. B.A. (magna cum laude) in Chemistry from Carleton College in 2007
  2. Ph.D. in Chemistry & Nanotechnology from the University of Washington in 2012

Biography:

Stephanie E. Vasko is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Rock Ethics Institute at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Vasko received her B.A. (magna cum laude) in Chemistry from Carleton College in 2007. She received her Ph.D. in Chemistry & Nanotechnology from the University of Washington in 2012; her thesis focused on performing high electric field chemistry with scanning probes. Her current work focuses on the development of open-access, interactive online modules for graduate students that teach about ethical issues in scientific topics related to sustainability. Her research interests include STEM education, learning analytics, online learning methodologies, and nanoscale characterization techniques.