Samantha Sullivan Sauer has been a professor at Georgian College in the Environmental Technician/Technology programs since 2008 and is now a faculty member for the Lakehead-Georgian Environmental Sustainability degree-diploma program.
She completed a BSc in Honours Chemistry at the University of Guelph, a MASc in polymer friction under space conditions at University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies and BEd in Intermediate/Senior Chemistry and Mathematics at the University of Ontario Institute for Technology.
Samantha teaches the Introduction to Applied Chemistry and Applied Organic Chemistry courses at Lakehead-Georgian. She also has expertise in science and mathematics teaching and learning.
Samantha worked in education for several years prior to teaching at Georgian. Her experience includes delivering math and science courses for students grades nine to 11 and working at private adult academic upgrading centres. She worked with Alcan International in their research and development departments both in Ontario and in the UK.
While at Georgian College, Samantha’s contributed to many college-wide committees and special projects including Academic Council, Local 350 Faculty Union, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Student Advisor Steering Committee, chemistry lab safety, curriculum development and faculty and co-ordinator mentoring.
Outside of Georgian College, Samantha volunteers with the Simcoe County Regional Science and Technology Fair planning committee, with Scouts Canada, and with her young sons’ school.