Maria T. Gallardo-Williams

Maria T. Gallardo-Williams

Teaching Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Organic Laboratories
Office: 252 FOX
Phone: (919) 515-2539


  • Post-Doctoral Associate, NIEHS, RTP, NC 2000-2003, Laboratory of Molecular Toxicology, Research Advisors: Dr. R.E. Chapin and Dr. R.R. Maronpot
  • Ph.D. 1999, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Chemistry, Research Advisor: Prof. D.F. Martin
  • M.S. 1989, Universidad Simon Bolivar,Caracas, Venezuela, Chemistry, Research Advisor: Prof. R. Jaffe
  • B.S. 1986, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela, Chemistry, Reseach Advisor: Prof. A.J. Zapata


  • DELTA Faculty Fellow 2015-16 and 2016-17
  • NCSU Gertrude Cox Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology, 2016
  • NCSU College of Sciences Outstanding Teacher Award 2014-2015
  • NIH Fellow's Award for Research Excellence, 2003
  • NIH Award of Merit, 2002

Recent Publications

  • GALLARDO-WILLIAMS, M.T. AND L.M. PETROVICH. 2017. An integrated approach to training graduate teaching assistants. Journal of College Science Teaching, 47: 43-47.
  • GILLETTE, A.A., WINTERROWD, S.T., AND M.T. GALLARDO-WILLIAMS. 2017. Training students to use 3-D model sets via peer-generated videos facilitates learning of difficult concepts in an introductory organic chemistry course. Journal of Chemical Education, 94: 960-963.
  • BOX, M.C., DUNNAGAN, C.L., HIRSH, L.A.S., CHERRY, C.R., GIBSON, R.J., WOLFE, M.I., AND M.T. GALLARDO-WILLIAMS. 2017. Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of three types of student-generated videos as instructional support in organic chemistry laboratories. Journal of Chemical Education, 94: 164-170.
  • YACUZZO, M.E., JORDAN, J.T., AND M.T. GALLARDO-WILLIAMS. 2016. Directed learner-generated study aids as a tool to improve organic chemisty outcomes for low-performing students. Chemical Educator. 21:1-4.
  • JORDAN, J.T., BOX, M.C., EGUREN, K.E., PARKER, T.A., SARALDI-GALLARDO, V.M., WOLFE, M.I., AND M.T. GALLARDO-WILLIAMS. 2016. Effectiveness of student-generated video as a teaching tool for an instrumental technique in the organic chemistry laboratory. Journal of Chemical Education. 93: 141-145.