Faculty

The faculty of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are dedicated professionals with wide-ranging areas of expertise representing an excellent cross-section of diverse fields of study.

Their research interests, coupled with a demonstrated commitment to high-quality teaching, help students develop into fine scientists in their own right. Approachable and energetic, our faculty employs a variety of teaching methods and tools to create a learning environment in which each student can rise to his or her own potential.

Full-Time Faculty

Michelle Applebee, Ph.D.

Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Alvaro Castillo Aguilar

Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

R Matthew Breece, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Kimberly Lawler-Sagarin, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies and Faculty Development; Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Coordinator, Environmental Studies B.S. Program
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Eugene Losey, Ph.D.

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Colleen Munro-Leighton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Part-Time Faculty

  • E. Joseph Campbell, Ph.D.
  • Glenn Lid, M.A.
  • Samina Myran, M.S.
  • Ritu Saha, Ph.D.
  • Joel Southern, Ph.D.
  • Donald Van Beek, Ph.D.

Staff

  • Mike Mandru
  • Brittany Ruiz

Faculty Emeriti

  • Charles Ophardt, Ph.D.
  • Robert L. Glogovsky, Ph.D.

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