College of Staten Island (CSI) graduate student and alumnus Omri Shick ’16 is the first author of the paper The Effect of Short Mathematics Instruction in High School Chemistry Course on Student Chemistry Achievement. The work  has been accepted as a full paper at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting. Shick began his research as an undergraduate student at CSI with Irina Lyublinskaya, PhD as his advisor, completing the study through a CSI Undergraduate Research Award. Dr. Lyublinskaya co-authored the paper as well.

Currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Science Education at CSI, Shick received a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry and Teaching, and is a full time science teacher at the Lavelle Prep Charter School.

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