Philip Rodenbough

Philip Rodenbough, Lecturer in Writing (Graduate / STEM)

Lecturer of Scientific Writing Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: philip.rodenbough@nyu.edu
Education: BA, BS, University of Washington; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University

Research Areas: global science education


Philip Rodenbough is an interdisciplinary scholar interested in scientific writing, science pedagogy, and global development. His projects on global chemistry education have won funding from the Materials Research Society Foundation, and his writing and research have appeared in Polity ZA, In On Africa, InChemistry, RightsViews, Metro, Angewandte Chemie, The Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Crystal Growth & Design, and the Journal of Chemical Education, among other outlets.

At New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), Philip founded and manages the Scientific Writing Program, which helps graduate students and postdocs to compose scientific manuscripts of the highest quality. His official appointment is as Graduate STEM Lecturer of Writing with the Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs Office, with an affiliation to the NYUAD Writing Center. Philip was previously a postdoc at NYUAD and The American University in Cairo. He earned his undergraduate degrees from the University of Washington, and his PhD in materials chemistry from Columbia University in the City of New York.

Philip was granted a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for the 2018/2019 academic year, to work on science education with the University of Kinshasa on-site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While on Fulbright fellowship leave from NYUAD, he continues to manage its Scientific Writing Program remotely.