Barbara Mowery is Professor Emeritus at Thomas Nelson Community College (Hampton, VA). Barbara brings a variety of experience to the Effective Technical Writing course, especially from teaching lower division chemistry courses, many of which included a “Writing to Learn Chemistry” component that she developed.
Barbara’s diverse experience includes supervising the quality control lab for a major seafood processor, providing research support to an oceanography lab, and managing the stockroom and prep lab at a small private college. She maintains long-term relationships with two major publishers, for which she reviews, edits, and checks for accuracy of chemistry textbooks and ancillary materials.
Barbara is active with the American Chemical Society. Having previously served as Chair of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Section, she is currently involved with the Hampton Roads Section.