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CSE Directory

Name Title Phone Email
Center for Science Education  Main Email and Phone number contacts to reach CSE TBD Science & Engineering Fair, Junior Science & Humanities Symposium,

CSE Current Directors

Katherine Ryker CSE Co-Director, Assistant Professor 803-777-9513
Sean Yee CSE Co-Director, Associate Professor 803-777-6884
Georgina Anderson Program Coordinator, Region II Science and Engineering Fair Director

CSE Undergraduate Assistants

Austin Nichols Logistics and Event Manager TBD
Ashita Tripathi Undergraduate Research Assistant TBD
CSE Past Directors 
Philip Astwood Retired former CSE Director 803-777-6920
John Carpenter Retired former CSE Director 803-777-6920
Bert Ely Former CSE Director  803-777-2768 
Robert Feller Retired former CSE Director  803-777-3937
Don Jordan Professor, SC DoD Jr Sci & Hum Dir, SC Acad of Sci MESAS Dir  803-777-7007 

CSE Affiliates (Professionals who have worked with and contributed to the mission of CSE)

Karen Campbell Project Manager of the USC S.T.E.P PD  803-777-2883
Merrie Koester Director - STEAM, Project Draw for Science, Kids Teaching Flood Resilience 803-810-2236 
Oscar Lopez Science Fair Director  803-576-6158 
Stephen Thompson  Professor  803-777-6820

Interested in being an affiliate of the CSE? Please e-mail with a note about how you would like to be involved to be added.



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