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Cheryl Moy, Ph.D., 
Associate Professor of Natural Sciences
Accomplishments
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor; B.A. in Chemistry from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon
  • Policy Fellow at NASA Science Mission Directorate and Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Academy of Sciences
  • STEM Teaching Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
  • Awarded the student-nominated Chancellor Teaching Award at UNC in recognition of service and dedication to undergraduate students

Professor Cheryl Moy is a chemist with a focus on green and sustainable chemistry. Prior to Minerva, she was a STEM Teaching Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). At UNC, Professor Moy developed active-learning chemistry curricula for large enrollment courses with an emphasis on inclusion and diversity in STEM. She earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Professor Moy’s approach to teaching is to escort students as they build and discover how disciplines, topics, and concepts are interconnected. She is excited to be a part of the higher-education innovation at Minerva and to work with students as they apply concepts to new situations and are challenged to develop creative problem-solving skills. Professor Moy teaches the first-year Empirical Analysis Cornerstone course.