Paula Bridwell-Vallone is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Iowa Wesleyan University. Paula teaches all levels of chemistry including undergraduate research and occasionally Physics (not her first choice!). She enjoys teaching service learning classes and taking her students to STEM festivals, science fairs, and other science related activities where they make slime and demonstrate other fun science experiments.
Paula’s background includes many years in industry including research and process development positions in organic and analytical chemistry.
Paula completed her BS in chemistry at Lynchburg College and her MA in organic chemistry at Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In her free time Paula enjoys reading, quilting, and all things Marvel comics.