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Undergraduate Catalog 2012

Faculty Details for Chemistry and Biochemistry

Professor and Acting Chair

Dale L. Whalen
B.S., Loras College, 1961; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1965

Professors

C. Allen Bush
B.A., Cornell University, 1961; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1965
James C. Fishbein
B.A. Johns Hopkins 1979; Ph.D. Brandeis 1985
Chris Geddes
B.Sc. Lancaster University, England, 1992; Ph.D. University of Wales, Swansea, 1996; Post-Doctoral Research, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland 1997-2000
Richard L. Karpel
B.A., Queens College, 1965; Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1970
Joel F. Liebman
B.S., Brooklyn College, 1967; M.A., Princeton University, 1968; Ph.D., 1970
Katherine L. Seley-Radtke
A.S., St. Petersburg Junior College, 1983; B.A., University of South Florida, 1992; Ph.D., Auburn University, 1996
Michael F. Summers
B.S., University of West Florida, 1980; Ph.D., Emory University, 1984

Associate Professors

Bradley R. Arnold
B.S., Dalhousie University, 1983; Ph.D., University of Utah, 1991
Brian M. Cullum
B.A., Frostburg State University, 1994; Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998
Lisa A. Kelly
B.S., State University of New York at Geneseo, 1988; M.S., University of Rochester, 1989; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1993
Paul J. Smith
B.S., State University of New York Brockport, 1988; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1993
Paul J. Smith
B.S., State University of New York Brockport, 1988; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1993

Senior Lecturer

Tara Carpenter
B.A., Thiel College, 1999; Ph.D., Duquesne University, 2005
Tiffany Gierasch
B.S., Trinity University, 1997; Ph.D., Harvard University, 2002
H. Mark Perks
B.S., Bucknell University, 1970; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1980

Assistant Professors

Mark Allen
B.S. Temple University 2001; Ph.D. Montana State University 2006; Post-Doctoral Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2012
Songon An
B.S. Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea 1997; Ph.D. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 2005; Post-Doctoral Pennsylvania State University 2011
Marie-Christine Daniel-Onuta
B.S., University of Rennes (France), 1998; M.S., 2000; Ph.D., University of Bordeaux (France), 2003
Elsa D. Garcin
Post-Doctoral The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla (CA) 1999; Ph.D. Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble (France) 1998; M.S. Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble (France) 1994
Marcin Ptaszek
Ph.D. Jagiellonian University, Krakow (Poland) 2002; Post-Doctoral North Carolina State University 2004
Ian F. Thorpe
Post-Doctoral University of Utah 2009; Ph.D. The Scripps Research Institute 2005; B.S. University of Miami 1998
Ryan J. White
B.A. University of North Carolina 2003; Ph.D. University of Utah 2007; Post-Doctoral University of California Santa Barbara 2011

Instructors

Diane Hamilton
Post-Doctoral UMBC 2006; Ph.D. UMBC 1993; B.S. University of Virginia 1986
Stephen Mang
Ph.D. University of California, Irvine 2008
Alllison Tracy
B.S. University of Delaware 2001; Ph.D. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2005

Adjunct Faculty

Aristotle G. Kalivretenos
B.S., Clemson University, 1985; Ph.D., Colorado State University, 1990
Wuyuan Lu
B.S., Nanjing University (China), 1984; M.S., 1989; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1994
Lei-Xi Wang
Ph.D. Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences 1991; Post-Doctoral Johns Hopkins University 1994; Post-Doctoral Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1997

Affiliate Faculty

Linda Hodges
B.S., Chemistry, Centre College of Kentucky, 1972; Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Kentucky, 1979
Ana Prados
B.A., Physics & Chemistry, New College of Florida, 1992; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, 2000
Katherine Squibb
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1971; M.S., Biochemistry, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 1974; Ph.D. Biochemistry Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 1977

Professor Emeritus

Fred Gornick
B.S., City College of New York, 1951; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1959
Arthur S. Hyman
B.S., City College of New York, 1955; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1964
Ralph Pollack
Sc.B. Brown University, 1965; Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1968

Associate Professor Emeritus

James S. Vincent
B.S. University of the Redlands, 1957; Ph.D.Harvard University, 1963