Angelicque Tucker Blackmon Ph.D.
Dr. Angelicque Tucker Blackmon is a highly experienced and respected STEM education program evaluator. With over 25 years of experience in the field, she has a unique ability to identify and capitalize on the latest innovative learning practices. Her work at Innovative Learning Center (ILC) has focused on partnering with world-class institutions and people to change how we think about STEM evaluation and education.
By leveraging her expertise in data analytics and ethnography, she is able to provide clients with the tools to design and implement human-driven STEM evaluation and education programs that have a real and lasting impact.
An accomplished academic and scientist, Dr. Blackmon earned her Ph.D. in Educational Studies with an emphasis in Science Education from Emory University. She also holds her B.S. and an M.S. in Analytical Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology and completed a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cultural Anthropology.
Before she founded ILC in 2003, she worked as a research chemist with Dow Chemical and 3M.
Dr. Blackmon is a passionate researcher and evaluator, working on over 20 funded programs designed to increase students’ knowledge, interests, and skills in STEM. Her esteemed work has led to the publication of over 30 reports, conference presentations, and research papers.
In addition to her work at ILC, Angelicque serves as a principal investigator on an eye-tracking distance learning research study set to shift how we measure and understand problem difficulty and cognitive activity during chemistry problem-solving. Research findings from this study have implications for chemistry education and software development to improve chemistry education.