Dr. Deborah Mowshowitz is pictured.
Director of Undergraduate Programs and Lab Operations
744 Mudd, M.C. 2453
New York
Office Phone: 
(212) 854-4497
(212) 865-8246
Short Research Description: 

Director of Undergraduate Program & Lab Operations

Full Research Description: 

Office Hours: 

Tuesdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm on Zoom - email for Zoom link

Fridays, 10:00am-12:00pm in 744 Mudd, or by email appointment 

5/19/99 - Prof. Mowshowitz receives Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. See article & photo . 

Teaching & Learning Information

TA Manual - Useful advice for teaching assistants. 

Teaching Scientific Concepts & Problem Solving - How to explain scientific concepts -- useful for both faculty & teaching assistants. 

Description of TA Jobs available for Graduate Students 

"How To" Collection - Useful advice for grading, lecturing, reading the literature, giving oral reports & writing lab reports. 

Brown Bag on Science Teaching - This is an informal group that meets a few times a semester to discuss issues related to college science teaching -- All interested parties are welcome. 

Current Courses - Web pages, text books, syllabi etc. 

Representative Publications: 

Mowshowitz, D. (2006) Using Advanced Problems in Introductory Courses: Some Sample Problems and Why they Work. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Education (BAMBED) 34, No 2: 134-138. Article

Business Office

Department of Biological Sciences
500 Fairchild Center
Mail Code 2401
Columbia University
1212 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027

Academic Office

Department of Biological Sciences
600 Fairchild Center
Mail Code 2402
Columbia University
1212 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
[email protected]
212 854-4581