Jacquelin started at Hope in 2006 as an instructor in physics and since has been an instructor in physics, chemistry, and geology and environmental sciences. She has participated in science outreach grant writing and development as well as developing and teaching an online science course with an at-home lab component. She has conducted MSGC-funded learning gains assessments for online versus on-campus courses.

AREAS OF Expertise

  • Atmospheric aerosols – contributions to the aerosol budget due to terrestrial dust devils
  • Science education – developing curriculum to engage non-science majors in scientific inquiry, particularly in an online MOOC forum
  • Learning assessments – developing tools for assessing learning gains in both on-campus and online courses


  • Ph.D., atmospheric science, University of Michigan, 2006
  • M.S., atmospheric and space science, University of Michigan, 2003
  • B.S., chemical engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1995


  • Co-PI Michigan Space Grant Consortium Research Seed Grant (Assessing the Effectiveness of an At-Home Laboratory Component for a Non-Major Online Science Course at Hope College), 2012
  • Co-PI Michigan Space Grant Consortium Outreach Award, creation of the Hope Creative Science Initiative Outreach Program, 2007
  • AGU Journal Highlight, Koch & Renno, 2005
  • First-place poster presentation, Michigan Geophysical Union, 2005
  • Tau Beta Pi, University of Michigan, 2004
  • Faculty Women’s Club Scholar, Center for the Education of Women, 2002
  • Professional Engineer, State of Michigan, 2000

Published Work

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