Meet the Coordinators

Kedmon H. Hungwe

Kedmon Hungwe

khungwe@mtu.edu
906-487-1966

Kedmon Hungwe

Program Coordinator, MS in Applied Science Education
Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

PhD, Michigan State University, 1999

Biography

Kedmon Hungwe joined Michigan Technological in 2002. He was previously at the University of Zimbabwe where he was a Senior Lecturer in Education.

Kedmon has extensive experience teaching and conducting research in both the US and Africa. His primary focus has been on formal education and teacher preparation. He has formal training in educational media and technology and has conducted research on media and technology as used formally and informally. His work on ideology, film and politics in Africa is widely cited. He is currently completing a book manuscript on historical patterns of youth transitions into adulthood in Africa beginning with the colonial period.

Sarah A. Green

Sarah A. Green

sgreen@mtu.edu
906-487-2048

Sarah A. Green

Assistant Program Coordinator, MS in Applied Science Education
Department Chair and Professor, Chemistry

BA, Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1983
PhD, MIT/WHOI Joing Program in Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA

Biography

Sarah A. Green is the department chair for Chemistry, a department whose philosophy emphasizes a need for students to be exposed to global issues through interaction or direction exchange.

Sarah’s main research focuses include methods for detection of free radicals in the environment; oxidative degradation reactions; response of aquatic systems to climate change; origin and fate of DOC in terrestrial, lake, and marine environments; behavior of metal-contaminated sediments in the Lake Superior basin; and fluorescence-based analytical models.

Sarah was recently named a Jefferson Science Fellow by the US Department of State—an honor reserved for those who with excellence in science, great communication abilities, and an interest in global cultures and scientific policy making.