Dr. Deborah Pomeroy
Associate Professor of Education
Deborah Pomeroy, Ed.D., received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with minors in Bio Science and Chemistry from Colorado State University; her certification in Secondary Science and English and M.Ed. from the University of Alaska; and her Ed.D. from the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.
She started her career in research at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and then at the Institute of Arctic Biology University of Alaska, Fairbanks) as a radiation physiologist. After receiving her teaching credentials, she taught high school in Fairbanks for 18 years.
She served in a variety of leadership positions both in the Fairbanks and Alaska Education Associations and in the Fairbanks and Alaska Science Teachers Associations. In 1983 she received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Secondary Science. Since completing her doctorate in 1993, she has been on the faculty at Arcadia.
Throughout her educational career, she has been very active in professional development in numerous grant-related activities and as a consultant. She is currently a CO-PI of a 5 year NSF Math Science Partnership grant. Her scholarly activities include work in teaching science across cultures, and she has worked extensively in Equatorial Guinea, Central West Africa.