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dc.date.accessioned2013-12-18T22:27:11Z
dc.date.available2013-12-18T22:27:11Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/67482
dc.descriptionAbstract: In her March 2004 interview with Courtney Jenkins, Catherine Middlecamp discusses her early experiences in the chemistry department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from the 1970s to the early 2000s. She offered her observations on mentors she'd had in chemistry, and the way the discipline had limited her professional and personal choices. She goes on to chronicle her involvement in the Chemistry Learning Center, which she'd helped shepherd despite departmental opposition, and in national activism. Key words: Graduate school experience; James Taylor; Aaron Ihde; Goals as a teacher; Fellowships and awards; Integrating women's studies into the chemistry curriculum; Chemistry in Context; Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award; Invitation to teach in Integrated Liberal Studies. Abstract: In her December 2013 interviews with Troy Reeves, Catherine "Cathy" Middlecamp detailed her time on UW-Madison's campus. She spoke of the time period between the 1970s and 1990s and the following topics: her graduate training at Cornell University and early teaching; the Chemistry Learning Center; her teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; her struggle to get tenure; Nelson Institute and ILS. She also talked about her involvement in campus academic staff governance. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the UW-Madison Oral History Program. Key Words: Betsy Kean; UW-Madison Chemistry Department; UW-Madison Academic Staff; Danforth Foundation; Cornell University; social activism; Knox College; E. David Cronon; Chemistry Learning Center (CLC); Academic Staff Assembly; Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC); Integrated Liberal Studies (ILS); Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies; tenure; Chemistry in Context.en
dc.subjectChemistry Learning Centeren
dc.subjectChemistry Departmenten
dc.subjectChemistry in Contexten
dc.titleOral History Interview: Catherine Middlecamp (0667)en
dc.typeRecording, oralen
dc.contributor.interviewerReeves, Troy
dc.contributor.interviewerJenkins, Courtney Reed
dc.contributor.intervieweeMiddlecamp, Catherine


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