Dr. Daniel Cruz-Ramirez de Arellano

Instructor II


Office: BSF 313
Phone: (813) 974-9182
Email: dcruz5@usf.edu


B.S. in Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico – Río Piedras Campus, 2008
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Purdue University, 2013

Academic Interests

  • Student learning in general chemistry and organic chemistry
  • Diversity and inclusion in STEM


Mattheis A., Cruz-Ramírez de Arellano D. and Yoder J. B., (2019), A model of queer STEM identity in the workplace, Journal of Homosexuality, doi:10.1080/00918369.2019.1610632.

Raker J. R., Gibbons R. E. and Cruz-Ramírez de Arellano D., (2018), Development and evaluation of the organic chemistry‐specific achievement emotions questionnaire (AEQ‐OCHEM), Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 56(2), 163-183.

Cruz-Ramírez de Arellano D. and Towns M. H., (2014), Students’ understanding of alkyl halide reactions in undergraduate organic chemistry, Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 15, 501-515.


  • American Chemical Society – Division of Chemical Education
  • American Chemical Society – Division of Professional Relations – Subdivision of Gay and Transgender Chemists and Allies
  • National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP)
  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)