Megan L. Nagel, PhD

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Office Phone: 412-675-9476
Office Location: Ostermayer Building, 208
Mailing Address:
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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Professor Nagel earned her doctorate studying Polymer Chemistry at Penn State University in 2006.  Since this time, she has become passionate about teaching undergraduate chemistry, research in chemical education and chemical analysis, and participating in outreach for aspiring scientists.

Professor Nagel was the recipient of the 2016 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Teaching Interests:

General chemistry I & 2 with lab, organic chemistry 1& 2 with lab, quantitative analysis, introductory forensic science

FALL 2018
Class Class Title Days & Times Room
CHEM 110-001 Chem Princ I Mo We Fr 11:15AM - 12:05PM Ostermayer Laboratory 103
CHEM 108-001 Prob Solving Chem Tu 11:15AM - 12:05PM Ostermayer Laboratory 301
CHEM 210-001 Organic Chem I Mo We 10:10AM - 11:00AM Ostermayer Laboratory 103
    Fr 9:05AM - 11:00AM Ostermayer Laboratory 103
CHEM 297-001 Special Topics M 1:25 PM - 2:15 PM Frable Building 306
PSU 8-004 Unv Col 1st-Yr Smn Th 11:15 AM - 12:05 PM TBA
  Office Hours Tu We Th Fr 1:15 - 2:30 or by Appt Ostermayter Laboratory 208
Research Interests
Development of interdisciplinary understanding of energy, metacognitive practices in the chemistry classroom, chemical analyis of everyday products