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Jennifer Round

Associate Director, Faculty Programming and Pedagogy

Jennifer Round is Associate Director of Faculty Programming and Pedagogy. She completed her Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale University and a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at Davidson College.

Prior to coming to Penn, Jennifer was an Associate Professor at Ursinus College, where she taught Biology and Neuroscience while supporting undergraduate research on synapse formation in the vertebrate nervous system.

Jennifer is also the recipient of a Charles E. Kaufman New Investigator Award from The Pittsburgh Foundation in recognition of her ability to integrate teaching and research in a liberal arts environment.

At Penn, Jennifer teaches in the Biology department. Her interests include active learning, inclusive pedagogy, teaching with primary literature, and development of course-based research experiences.


Phone: (215) 746-2230