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Dr. Tamra Legron-Rodriguez is the Undergraduate Coordinator for Forensic Science. In this role she is responsible for program assessment, and promoting the development and revision of undergraduate courses within the Chemistry Department. Her research focuses on the evaluation of pedagogical reforms in the classroom and laboratory to promote critical thinking and effective study habits in chemistry and forensics as well as integrative learning experiences to develop students’ professional identity.

  1. Saitta, E. K.; Legron-Rodriguez, Tamra; Bowdon, M. A. “An inquiry into the water around us”. Science. 341 (2013) 971-972.
  2. Albo, R. L. F.; Legron, Tamra; Geiger, C. L.; Clausen, C. A. “Activation of zero-valent magnesium for the degradation of triacetone triperoxide in ethanol”. In progress
  3. Albo, R. L.F.; Legron, Tamra; Gittings, M.; Elie, M. R.; Holland Saitta, E.; Sigman, M. E.; Geiger, C. L.; Clausen, C. A. Degradation of triacetone triperoxide using mechanically alloyed Mg/Pd. Propellants,
    Explosives, Pyrotechnics. 35 (2) (2009) 100-104.