Tracie Roman




Tracie B Roman earned a BS in Chemistry from Furman University in 1993, a MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1995, a MA in Chemistry from the University of Virginia in 1998, a MS in Biology from Clemson University in 2019, and is three years into her PhD in Education (Curriculum and Instruction, STEM Education with a focus in science education for students with physical disabilities, inclusivity and equity in science education) from Texas Tech University. She is also earning her certification in EdTech from the International Society for Technology in Education.


Tracie has worked as a research scientist at Furman University (inorganic chemistry synthesis, organometallics, phosphorescence), Medical University of South Carolina (analytical biochemistry, hydrophobic protein structure using mass spectrometry), University of Virginia (bioanalytical chemistry, determination of amino acid structure of melanoma peptides using triple-quadrupole mass spectrometry); UTSW Department of Biophysics (chloride channel structure/cystic fibrosis); Biopolymer Lab (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, DNA analysis, RNA analysis, Protein analysis); Upper School Science Teacher (Parish Episcopal School, 11 years); Developed and ran Parish Medical Scientist Society; Summer and after-school science camp developer and instructor (Parish Episcopal School, 9 years)

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • I have played World of Warcraft for roughly 17 years.
  • I have started making my own candles in an attempt to have a hobby.
  • I collect tiny science equipment and tiny books.