Patricia Hogan, PhD

Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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On leave, AY 2021-2022


  • PhD, Brown University
  • MA, Bridgewater State College
  • MS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • BS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Professional Interests

  • Sustainable urban systems
  • Environmental education at all levels
  • Nexus of art, design, and engineering

Professional Certifications

  • USGBC LEED Accredited Professional BD + C, 2009-present

Program Management

  • 2020-present
    Chairperson, Art and Design Department
  • 2016-present
    Director of CUES
  • 2004-2010
    Director of Environmental Engineering, Suffolk University
  • 2004
    Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Suffolk University
  • 2000-2004
    Environmental Science Coordinator, Suffolk University

Academic Appointments

  • 2016-present
    Associate Professor, CUES
  • 2015-present
    Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • 2005-2015
    Associate Professor of Physics, Suffolk University
  • 2004-2005
    Assistant Professor of Physics, Suffolk University
  • 2000-2003
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Suffolk University

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society of Engineering Educators

Publications and Professional Activity

  • Hogan, P., Jefferson, D. (2017). Book Chapter: Advocating for Environmental Justice. Alongside Community: Learning in Service. New York, New York: Routledge.
  • Harkins, D., Wiltz, F. P., Athineos, C., Kozak, K., Sharicz, C., Hogan, P., Veloria, C. (2018, May). Alongside Community: Socially just and culturally responsive service-learning. New Hampshire. New England Education Research Organization.
  • Battersby, K., Hogan, P. (2017, April). Hidden Talent: Supporting Women in STEM. Presented at National Partnership for Educational Access, Cambridge, MA. Journeys to Success: Equity and Access for All Students.
  • Bernasconi, A., Harkins, D., Veloria, C., Hogan, P., Wiltz, F. P., Elmore, M. (2016, April). Learning by Doing: Fostering Equity for collaborative partnerships to support student achievement. Presented at National Partnership for Educational Access, Baltimore MD. Connecting the Dots: Engaging Communities to support educational access and success.
  • Wiltz, F. P., Veloria, C., Harkins, D., Hogan, P., Bernasconi, A., Elmore, M., Clarke, A. (2016, March). Teaching our passion: Challenge of service learning courses. Presented at Eastern Sociological Society, Boston MA. My Day Job: Politics and pedagogy in academia.
  • Harkins, D., Veloria, C., Wiltz, F. P., Hogan, P., Bernasconi, A., Elmore, M. (2015, July). Using FPLCs to increase faculty participation in service learning. Presented at Society for Community Research and Action, University Mass Lowell. 15th SCRA Biennial Conference.
  • Hogan, P. (2015). NSF STEP White Paper on STEP Program (coauthor with multiple authors): STEPping into the Future—Critical Elements of STEP” –published December 2014.
  • Hogan, P., Marstellar, P. (2015, March). Why So Slow? Why So Few? What Can You Do?—Effective Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Underrepresented Groups in STEM. Presented at AAC&U, San Diego, CA. AAC&U Diversity, Learning, and Student Success: Assessing and Advancing Inclusive Excellence Conference.
  • Wiltz, F. P., Veloria, C., Harkins, D., Hogan, P., Carroll, S. M. (2015, February). The Three-Ring Circus of Teaching: An Autoethnography Regarding an Interplay of Confusion, Tensions, and Possibilities. Presented at Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, Las Vegas, NV. 27th Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference.
  • Hogan, P., Marstellar, P., Kypuros, J. (2014, March). STEM Diversity Workshop. Presented at National Science Foundation, Washington DC. STEM Diversity Workshop, STEP 2014 Meeting.
  • Hogan, P., Diversity Strand: The Leaky STEM Pipeline and Increasing Throughput in the STEM Pipeline. Co-organizer, panel moderator, and breakout session participant. MA STEM Summit 2012. Foxboro, MA, October 18, 2012.
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Courses Taught

  • SCI-171 The Built World
  • CHEM-212 Organic Chemistry II
  • UES-325 Environmental History of U.S.
  • UES-401 Environ. Senior Project
  • UES-425 CUES Environmental Projects
  • CHEM-428 Research and Seminar I
  • CHEM-429 Research & Seminar II
  • UES-503 Local Internship
  • UES-H555 Honors Senior Thesis