Jennifer Herzog, M.S.

Jennifer Herzog, M.S.

Herkimer College

Jennifer Herzog received her graduate degrees at Yale University, and currently teaches microbiology and non-majors biology courses at Herkimer College and Utica College. She received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as Utica College’s Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award. Herzog holds a strong interest in developing novel teaching strategies for science education and has created a number of programs for K-career microbiology education within her community.  Distance learning has afforded her the opportunity to develop many innovative ways to convey biological concepts and techniques online. Herzog is the current Director of the Herkimer College Honors Program, which assists students in developing the knowledge and skills required for the highest level success in their careers through experiential learning. Professionally, in her field, she has been an active member of the American Society for Microbiology for over 25 years.  She has served varying roles within Microbe Library and the Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, and was recently named the Division W (Microbiology Education) Councilor Elect for the Council on Microbial Sciences.