Department of Chemistry
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Elmo Mawk
Instructional Assistant Professor
Associate Undergraduate Advisor

Department of Chemistry
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3255

P: 979-845-2460
F: 979-845-4719
mawk@chem.tamu.edu

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Areas of Interest
  • Chemical Education
  • Analytical Laboratory Curriculum Development
  • Archaeometry
  • Academic Advising
  • Internet-based Course Materials
  • 3-D Printing and Open Source Electronics

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1999
  • BS, Morehead State University, 1992

Selected Publications

  • "Re-examination of Ancient DNA in Texas Rock Paintings," E.J. Mawk, M. Hyman, and M.W. Rowe, Journal of Archaeological Science, 29, 301-306 (2002).
  • "Hand Prints at Pace Bend Park That Are Probably Not Prehistoric." E. J. Mawk, M. W. Rowe. Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society 69, 109-111 (1998).
  • "Effect of Water on Lower Pecos River Rock Paintings in Texas." E. J. Mawk, M. W. Rowe. Rock Art Research 15(1), 12-16 (1998).
  • "Ancient DNA in Texas Rock Paintings." R. L. Reese, E. J. Mawk, J. N. Derr, M Hyman, M. W. Rowe, and S. K. Davis. In M. V. Orna (Ed.), Archaeological Chemistry: Organic, Inorganic and Biochemical Analysis pp. 378-390, (1996).
  • "Analysis of White Pigments from the Olary Region, South Australia." E. J. Mawk, M. F. Nobbs, M. W. Rowe. Rock Art Research 13(1), 31-37 (1996).

Selected Presentations

  • "DNA Analysis of Pecos River Genre Rock Art", Ft. Hayes State University, March 2002.
  • "The Creation & Use of Screencasting For Macs" Elmo Mawk and Vickie Williamson, Teaching With Technology Conference, February 12-13, 2008, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
  • "Creation and use of screencasts for large lecture exam reviews using Macintosh Computers: Part 1", Elmo Mawk and Vickie Williamson, 20th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, July 27-31, 2008, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  • "Creation and use of screencasts for large lecture exam reviews using Macintosh Computers:  Part 2", Vickie Williamson and Elmo Mawk, 20th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, July 27-31, 2008, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  • "Three Different Homework Systems, Three Different Approaches", Elmo J. Mawk, 21st Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, August 1-5, 2010, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.