Spellbound Episode 6 —Mentors Made the Difference: Nancy Jackson, Ph.D. (0 Favorites)

VIDEO in Interdisciplinary, History, Spellbound: How Kids Become Scientists. Last updated June 29, 2020.


Produced for the 2011 International Year of Chemistry, the video series Spellbound, tells the story of scientists whose childhood curiosity about everyday things helped them launch careers in the lab, win Nobel Prizes and make other achievements. Their early childhood experiences may encourage young people into careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

This episode features Nancy Jackson, Ph.D.:

  • 2009 Howard Fawcett Chemical Health & Safety Award, ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety
  • Manager, International Chemical Threat Reduction Department, Global Security Center, Sandia National Laboratories
  • 2011 ACS President