Paula Schofield teaches polymer and industrial chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. She uses applied laboratory techniques and chemical instrumentation, along with collaborative problem solving to promote critical thinking skills. Her research involves undergraduates to synthesize biodegradable plastics and biomedical polymers with new and commercially applicable properties. She received two major NSF grants and is the director of Evergreen’s NSF S-STEM Scholarship program.
B.S., Chemistry and Materials Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1990; Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry, University of Liverpool, 1995.