Faculty and Staff

  • Professor of Chemistry

    A.B., Harvard University; Ph.D., Stanford University

    I am a physical chemist who uses surface chemistry techniques to study radiation chemistry.

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  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

    B.S., SUNY (Purchase College); M.S., Ph.D., Yale University

    Interested in synthesis of novel anticancer and antiviral agents; teaching introductory chemistry, organic chemistry, and synthetic methods.

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  • Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.A., M.S., University of California (Santa Cruz); M.A., Stanford University

    Creates and teaches organic and introductory chemistry labs.

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  • Michael and Denise Kellen '68 Chair in the Sciences; Professor of Chemistry

    B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

    Uses experiments and computation to study membrane proteins; teaches biochemistry, introductory chemistry and courses in computational modeling and public writing.

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  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

    B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., University of Illinois

    Interests include nanoscience and biomaterials for environmental and medical applications; teaching in analytical chemistry and nanoscience.

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  • Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.A., Russell Sage College; Ph.D., Tufts University

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  • Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.A., Xiantang University; Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

    Research areas: inorganic, organic, supramolecular, catalyst, medicinal, and material chemistries.  

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  • Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Active learning in introductory and physical chemistry labs.

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  • Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.S., M.S., Syracuse University

    Involved in teaching and developing both introductory and organic chemistry laboratories.

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  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

    B.A., Haverford College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Interested in understanding how proteins aggregate during the development of Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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  • Nan Walsh Schow ‘54 and Howard B. Schow Professor in the Physical and Natural Sciences; Professor of Chemistry; Dean of Faculty Affairs

    B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

    Expertise in DNA damage and bacterial biophysics.

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  • Senior Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.A., Bryn Mawr College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    Scientific interests include adaptation to stress and protein-DNA interactions; enjoys teaching chemistry and biochemistry labs.

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  • Professor of Chemistry

    A.B., Harvard University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Interested in computational biophysical chemistry, analysis/design of drugs and other biological molecules, and creatively teaching chemistry.

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  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

    B.S., Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research on inorganic environmental chemistry, especially gas tracers and climate change. Teaching  includes inorganic, introductory, and aquatic chemistry.

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    B.S., University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) ; Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Interested in protein engineering, optical sensors, Parkinson’s disease, brain injury, teaching introductory chemistry and biochemistry.

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  • Instructor in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.A., Boston College; Ph.D., University of California (Irvine)

    Cultivates excitement for chemistry and brings concepts from class to life in the teaching laboratory.

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  • Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

    B.S., University of Illinois (Urbana); Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    Enjoys teaching across the curriculum, from first-year students to graduating seniors.

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  • Lecturer in Chemistry

    B.A., Indiana University ; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego)

    Creating engaging and active classroom for introductory and organic chemistry courses.

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Faculty Emeriti

  • Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

    B.S., Eckerd College; Ph.D., Indiana University (Bloomington)

    Physical/Inorganic chemist, doing quantum chemistry and applications of computers in chemical education.

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  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

    B.A., Earlham College; Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana)

    Teaches organic chemistry, introductory chemistry, and seminars in medicinal chemistry and advanced organic chemistry, helping students claim understanding and ownership of the material through collaborative work.

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  • Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

    B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Design of New Tuberculosis Antimicrobials; Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

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  • Nellie Zuckerman Cohen and Anne Cohen Heller Professor Emerita of Health Sciences; Professor Emerita of Chemistry

    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Authority on nuclear magnetic resonance and its application to problems in medicine and biology.

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  • Adjunct Assistant Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

    B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Rice University

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  • Senior Instructor Emerita in Chemistry Laboratory

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., University of California (Berkeley)

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  • Nan Walsh Schow ’54 and Howard B. Schow Professor Emerita in the Physical and Natural Sciences; Professor Emerita of Chemistry

    B.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., Columbia University

    Biochemistry research on hormone regulation of enzymes; educational research on core concepts in biochemistry, retention of women and minorities in science.

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