Ph.D., Biological Oceanography, University of Maryland, 2006
M.S., Biological Oceanography, University of Washington, 2000
B.A., Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard University, 1996
Caroline M. Solomon, Ph.D. has been a faculty member at Gallaudet since 2000. She is also an adjunct at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, based at Horn Point Laboratory on Maryland's eastern shore.
After graduation from college, Dr. Solomon spent a year in Australia as a Fullbright Fellow studying the Great Barrier Reef with collaborators from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the University of Queensland.
Dr. Solomon teaches courses in the environmental sciences including ecology (BIO 241), marine biology (BIO 342), and courses related to the Chesapeake Bay (GSR 230 - The History and Science of the Chesapeake Bay). To these courses, she brings her research interests in phytoplankton ecology and nitrogen dynamics.
Dr. Solomon serves as the faculty advisor for the student environmental organization, GreenGrow, and is involved with initiatives on campus to make Gallaudet more sustainable.
Solomon, CM, Graham SC, Marchut AE, Painter, R (2013) Where are the Leaks for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Pipeline? Paper presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from the AERA Online Paper Repository.
Solomon, C and others (2013). Workshop for Emerging Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scientists: A White Paper. National Science Foundation. [link]
Wang, Q. & Solomon, C. (2012). Exploring Blended Learning to Enhance Biology Instruction—Instructional Design and Implementation. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (pp. 1344-1353). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Wang, Q. & Solomon, C. (2010). Exploring Blended Learning to Enhance Biology Instruction—Literature Review and Study Design. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (pp. 2268-2277). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Solomon, C.M., Collier J.L., Berg G.M. and P.M. Glibert (2010) Role of urea in microbial metabolism in aquatic ecosystems: a biochemical and molecular review. Aquat Microb Ecol. 59: 67-88
Glibert, P.M…. Solomon, C.M…. and others (2008). Ocean urea fertilization for carbon credits poses high ecological risks. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56:1049-1056.
Solomon, C.M. and P.M. Glibert (2008). Urease activity in five phytoplankton species. Aquat Microb Ecol. 52:149-157.
Solomon, C.M., Glibert P.M., and J.A. Alexander (2007). Measurement of urease activity in natural samples. Limnol Oceangr Methods 5: 280-288