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Clyde F. Herreid


Trained as a biologist and physiological ecologist with postdoctoral experience in marine biology, Kipp Herreid has been using case teaching methods for over 20 years. To date, he has received over $3.5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Pew Charitable Trusts, and the National Science Foundation to further the development and dissemination of case-based teaching in science in the U.S. and abroad. Herreid received his PhD in Zoology and Entomology from the Pennsylvania State University.

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Nancy A. Schiller


Nancy Schiller oversees the development and maintenance of the Center’s website and participates in the review of case studies submitted to the site. She has published cases in evolutionary biology and, with colleague Kipp Herreid, guest-edited an annual special case studies issue of the Journal of College Science Teaching from 2000-2007. She has served as Co-PI on a number of science education grants funded by the National Science Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts. Her MS in Library Studies is from Columbia University.

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Carolyn Wright


In addition to being the central point of contact for the Center and managing its day-to-day and financial operations, Carolyn Wright coordinates the annual summer workshop and fall conference, serves as our grants administrator, and works with case authors and other Center staff to track case manuscripts as they move through review, revision, and publication on our website. Wright received her MBA from the University at Buffalo.

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Ky Herreid

Web Manager / Permissions Agent

Ky Herreid is responsible for preparing the case studies we accept for publication on our website. In addition, he acts as our permissions agent, reviewing and processing requests to reuse and reprint our copyrighted cases. Ky received his BA in Liberal Arts from St. John's College and completed doctoral coursework in Philosophy at the University at Buffalo.