REActivities Research


Christina Goudreau Collison, Dina L. Newman, Julia Qingli Biehler*, Micaela Nelson*, Paige O’Brien Daly*, Matthew Jackson*, Cameron Isaac*, Madeline Tebrugge*, Jason Anderson, Brian Edelbach, Douglas Tusch and Jeremy Alan Cody "Reformed Experimental Activities (REActivities): Gauging the Fidelity of Implementation in a Reformed Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory", J. Chem. Educ. 2022 doi:

Kaitlyn Clark*, Asma Sheikh*, Jennifer Swartzenberg, Ashley Gleason*, Cody Cummings*, Jonathan Dominguez*, Michelle Mailhot*, and Christina Goudreau Collison "Sign Language Incorporation in Chemistry Education (SLICE): Building a Lexicon to Support the Understanding of Organic Chemistry", J. Chem. Educ. 2021 99, 1, 122–128.

Christina G. Collison, Jeremy Cody, Thomas Kim, Jason Anderson, Brian Edelbach, William Marmor, Rodgers Kipsang, Charlie Ayotte, and Daniel Saviola, “Transforming the Organic Chemistry Lab Experience: Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Reformed Experimental Activities (REActivities)” J. Chem. Educ. 2018, 95, 55-61.

Christina G. Collison, Jeremy Cody, Darren Smith, and Jennifer Swartzenberg, "Formalizing the First Day in an Organic Chemistry Laboratory Using a Studio-Based Approach" J. Chem. Ed. 2015, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00226

Collison, C.G.; Cody, J.A.; Stanford, C., “An SN1-SN2 Lesson in an Organic Chemistry Lab Using a Studio-Based Approach” J. Chem. Educ. 2012 ,89, 6, 750-754.

Organic Chemistry Development Team

Tina Goudreau Collison

Rochester Institute of Technology

Current Team Member

Jeremy Cody

Rochester Institute of Technology

Current Team Member

Dina Newman

Rochester Institute of Technology

Current Team Member

Jason Anderson

Monroe Community College

Current Team Member

Brian Edelbach

Monroe Community College

Current Team Member

Douglas Tusch

Rochester Institute of Technology

Current Team Member

Justin Fair

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Current Team Member

Thomas Kim

Rochester Institute of Technology

Past Team Member

Undergraduate Research Students

Charlie Ayotte BS '15

PhD Program at U of New Hampshire ( Pazicni group)

Dan Saviola BS '15

MS Program at RIT (Chris Collison Group)

Justin Niziol BS '14

PhD program at U of Rochester (Boeckman group)

William Marmor BS '17

Medical School at Stony Brook School of Medicine

Rodgers Kipsang BS '17

Post-baccalaureate Research FellowNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseaseNational Institute of Health

Matthew Jackson BS'19

Math Teacher, Promise Academy, Harlem, NY

Cameron Isaac BS'19

Dental School U. of Pittsburgh

Fidel Amezcua

RIT Summer REU student 2017BS '18 Chicago State University

Asma Sheikh BS'20
Research Assistant at Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA

Kaitlyn Clark BS '20
MS Chemistry Program

Rochester, NY

Micaela Nelson BS '20
Gap Year

Julia Biehler BS'21

Maddie Tebrugge BS'21

Paige Daly BS'21

Eugene Ham BS'22

Daisy Haas BS'21

RIT Summer REU student 2020BS '21 Chapman University

Lily Mayle BS'22

Jessica Fernandez BS'23

Contact Information:

Christina Goudreau Collison



The REActivities team is grateful for the generous support of the National Science Foundation,Rochester Institute of Technology, and Monroe Community College.