Gina Frey portrait
  • Professor, Chemistry
  • Ron and Eileen Ragsdale Endowed Chair in Chemical Education, Chemistry

Professional Service

  • CIRCLE Conference. Role: co-host/co-organizer. co-host of CIRCLE Conference (Integrating Psychology and STEM Education Research to Promote Innovative Teaching), Washington University in St. Louis; funded by AAU. 05/2021 - 05/2022
  • Inclusive STEM Teaching Project (ISTP). National facilitator; organizes and leads (with cofacilitators) the Learning Community for Utah higher-education institutions; course runs 3 times a year for 6 weeks. 04/2021 - present
  • American Chemical Society. Role: Member. Member of ACS Committee on Professional Training (2019 - present); CPT Executive Committee member (2021-present); Future Guidelines Development Subcommittee, co-chair (2021 – present), established 2021; Skills Guidelines Subcommittee (2019 – 2021); Pedagogy Guidelines Subcommittee (2020-2021); Panel Member for the Blue-Ribbon Panel on defining academic workloads in academic settings for ACS accreditation; ACS Leadership Institute, Atlanta, GA, January 25-26, 2020. 01/2019 - present
  • The National POGIL Project. Role: Member. R. Frey has been involved with The POGIL Project since 2008. She is the lead person on the POGIL Classroom Observation Protocol Working Group (2014-present). She is a national facilitator for POGIL workshops (since 2011). POGIL Steering Committee member (2013-2016), co-chair of POGIL South Central regional workshop (2012, 2016), organizer of POGIL BCCE symposium (2014), and national Feedback Coordinator for POGIL materials (2013-2014). 06/2008 - present

Internal Service

  • CSME Hiring Committee for CSME director. Member, 11/2021 - 02/2022. College service.
  • Academic Senate. member, 08/2021 - present. University service.
  • HHMI Inclusive Excellence UPSTEM Program. Leadership team, 04/2021 - present. College service.
  • Public Engagement Committee. Chair, 01/2021 - present. Department service.
  • HHMI Driving Change Planning Committee. core leadership team member, 01/2021 - present. University service.
  • Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee. Member, 11/2020 - 04/2021. University service.
  • CSME Howard Hughes Inclusive Excellent Grant Leadership Team, member, 2019 – present. member, 01/2020 - present. College service.
  • Undergraduate Education Committee . Member, 01/2020 - present. Department service.
  • High-school Outreach Committee; Re-invented into Public Engagement Committee. Member, 01/2020 - 12/2020. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Scholar. Center for Science and Math Education (CSME), 05/2020
  • Ron and Eileen Ragsdale Endowed Chair in Chemical Education. University of Utah, 01/2020

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