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Dave Szymanski

Assoc. professor of geology at Bentley University teaching business students about the role of science in business and society.

David Szymanski is an associate professor of geology at Bentley University, where he teaches business students about the role of science in business and society. He has a broad background in geology, forensic science, and policy, as well as college science teaching and learning for non-majors. Before arriving at Bentley in 2009, Szymanski served as a science policy advisor in the U.S. Senate as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship program. He now teaches and conducts research at the intersection of science, policy, and business with a focus on solving complex problems, and also directs the Valente Center for Arts and Sciences at Bentley. He has a PhD in geology, as well as master’s degrees in both geology and forensic chemistry, from Michigan State University.