Rita Rhodes - Faculty & Adjuncts

Rita Rhodes, MS

Rita Rhodes, MS
Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Chemistry and Biochemistry
918-631-2579 Keplinger Hall Room 2165


MS – University of Tulsa BS – Oklahoma State University

Research Interests

Freshman Chemistry
Nursing Chemistry

Teaching Interests

General Chemistry
Chemistry in Medicine



  • The Polymer Age: History, Class Notes and Activities for Teachers, Dale Teeters and Rita Rhodes (Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1997). A text book on polymer science for high school teachers with lecture notes and experiments. The book has been distributed throughout Oklahoma.

Courses Taught

  • General Chemistry II Laboratory
  • Chemistry in Medicine
  • General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • General Chemistry I

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society, Chemical Education Division
  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • Iota Sigma Pi
  • National Science Teachers Association

Awards & Honors

  • Professor of the Month
  • Medicine Wheel Award
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers