Dr. Aminah Gooch
Affiliate professor
Center for Research Affiliates
Physical location: TN, USA
  • Ph.D., Computational Chemistry, Jackson State University, 2017
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Rust College, 2011
Dr. Aminah Gooch is currently an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Lane College, located in Jackson, TN, USA. Her passion is cultivating the connection between chemistry, research and higher education. Dr. Gooch loves teaching, mentoring and interacting with students. Some of her current research focuses on 1) Introducing computational chemistry and research to students who are historically underrepresented in the field, 2) Developing course-based undergraduate research projects for upper level chemistry courses, 3) Improving scientific literacy and critical thinking skills in the collegiate STEM classroom, 4) Computational assessment of polyphenol properties in Camellia Sinensis. A native of Portland, Oregon, Dr. Gooch earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Rust College and a Ph.D. in Chemistry at Jackson State University. She currently resides in Tennessee with her family.