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Marcy Towns

Marcy H. Towns is the Bodner-Honig Professor of Chemistry and Director of General Chemistry at Purdue University.  She is a member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine Board on Science Education and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Chemical Education. She received the 2017 American Chemical Society Award for Achievement in Research for the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry, the 2017 James Flack Norris Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Chemistry from the Northeast Section of the American Chemical Society, and the 2019 Nyholm Prize in Education from the Royal Society of Chemistry, in addition to numerous teaching awards from Purdue University.