Dr. Molly Weinburgh Named a 2015 Piper Professor
Dr. Molly Hand Weinburgh, professor of science education in the TCU College of Education, has been selected as a Piper Professor for 2015. The honor was announced today by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation of San Antonio which, each year since 1958, honors 10 Texas professors for their superior teaching.
She joined the TCU faculty in 2002 and is the William L. & Betty F. Adams Chair of Education and the Director of the Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education. Dr. Weinburgh directs the Ph.D. in Educational Studies: Science Education, teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in science education, and teaches the Honors section of a non-majors biology course in the College of Science and Engineering.
In 2011 she won the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Achievement as a Creative Teacher and Scholar and was named a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She earned her B.A. in biology/secondary education from Agnes Scott College and her master’s and Ph.D. degrees from Emory University. She taught biology for 16 years before accepting her first science education faculty appointment at Georgia State University (1991-2002) in Atlanta, Georgia.