Charles M. Wynn, Sr.

Assistant Chair/Professor of Chemistry

General Chemistry Coordinator

 

   Office:  Science Building Room 456

   Phone: 860-465-5258

   Fax:     860-465-5213

   Emailwynnc@easternct.edu

 

   EDUCATION

         B.Ch.E.  City College of New York

         M.S. (Chemistry), University of Michigan

         Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry), University of Michigan

 

   COURSES TAUGHT:

        CHE 210/211 - General Chemistry Lecture I/II

        PHS 302/SCI 531 - Science, Technology & Society: An Integrated View

        HON 360 - Colloquium:  Science vs. Pseudoscience

 

BOOKS:

       

And God said, “Let There be Evolution!” Reconciling the Book of Genesis, the Qur’an and the Theory of Evolution,
All Things That Matter Press, 2011.

Quantitative and Qualitative Experiments for General Chemistry, Prentice Hall/Pearson Education, 2007.

The Five Biggest Unsolved Problems in Science (with Arthur W. Wiggins and Sidney Harris), John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

 

Quantum Leaps in the Wrong Direction:  Where Real Science Ends…and Pseudoscience Begins (with Arthur W. Wiggins and Sidney Harris), Joseph Henry Press/Imprint of National Academy Press, 2001. 

The Five Biggest Ideas in Science (with Arthur W. Wiggins and Sidney Harris), John Wiley and Sons, 1997. 

Natural Science:  Bridging the Gaps, Fifth Edition (with Arthur W. Wiggins), Pearson, 2000.

 

Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry:  A Basic Introduction, Fourth Edition (with Gary A. Joppich), Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1987.

 

Teacher's Manual for Higher School Certificate Chemistry (with Laird P. Graeser), Penang Association for Science Education, Malaysia, 1967.

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

1996-1998            

 

2001-2002          

 

2003                   

 

2006                

 

2011                

 

2010- Present   

"Interdisciplinary Science Education: A Model Course"

          University of Texas at Austin

 

  "Science vs Pseudoscience: A Model Course"

          University of Texas at Austin

 

 "The Five Biggest Unsolved Problems in Science: An Interdisciplinary Perspective" 

         University of Texas at Austin

 "The Five Biggest Unsolved Problems in Science: An Interdisciplinary Perspective" 

         Stony Brook University

University Hour 9/11 Lecture 

         Eastern Connecticut State University

"Books on Parade" (New York Times Best Sellers)

WILI-1400 Radio/CRIS Radio weekly show