Random Thoughts: The New Faculty Member


  • Rebecca Brent North Carolina State University
  • Richard Felder North Carolina State University


Part of the "Random Thoughts" series by Professor Felder.  No abstract available.

Author Biographies

Rebecca Brent, North Carolina State University

Rebecca Brent is Associate Professor of Education at East Carolina University. She received her BA from Millsaps College, her MEd from Mississippi State University, and her EdD from Auburn University. Her research interests include applications of simulation in teacher education and writing across the curriculum. Before joining the faculty at ECU, she taught at elementary schools in Jackson, Mississippi, and Mobile, Alabama. She received the 1994 East Carolina University Outstanding Teacher Award.

Richard Felder, North Carolina State University

Richard M. Felder is Hoechst Celanese Professor of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University. He received his BChE from City College of CUNY and his PhD from Princeton. He has presented courses on chemical engineering principles, reactor design, process optimization, and effective teaching to various American and foreign industries and institutions. He is coauthor of the text Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes (Wiley, 1986).