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Meet the Faculty: Cristen Brannon


Professor, Chemistry
Department Chair, Life & Natural Sciences


Year Joined CCAC



Courses Currently Teaching

General Chemistry 1 & 2
Introduction to Chemistry
Introductory Astronomy


Most Memorable CCAC Experience

My most memorable experience comes every time I hear from a former student. To hear their success and their appreciation as they go on with their lives is so inspirational and heart warming!


Why I Teach What I Teach

I teach chemistry because it is the most amazing science to me. I fell in love with chemistry in 8th grade. I want to share my love and passion for chemistry with everyone!


Something People Might Not Know About Me

I have been a vegetarian and runner for 30 years. I have run over 35,000 miles.


Favorite Quote

"To change the world, start with one step. However small, the first step is hardest of all."-Dave Matthews