Faculty and Staff

Faculty members in our department are committed to excellence in teaching and engaging our students in scientific research.


Department Head:
David D. Evanoff, Jr.
Associate Department Head:
William R. Kwochka

Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Nanomaterials Chemistry

Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Organic Chemistry
Chemistry Faculty:   
Cynthia A. Atterholt Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Environmental Chemistry 
David J. Butcher Ph.D.; Professor, Analytical Chemistry
Karen Butcher Ph.D.; Instructor, Chemistry
James P. Cook M.S.; Instructor, Chemistry
Hank J. Davis M.S.; Lecturer, Chemistry
Paul H. Davis M.S.; Lecturer, Chemistry
Channa R. De Silva  Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Bioinorganic Chemistry 
Brian D. Dinkelmeyer  Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Organic Chemistry
Jill Granger Ph.D; Dean of Honors College, Professor, Chemistry
Carmen L. Huffman  Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Physical Chemistry
Scott W. Huffman  Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Analytical Chemistry
Alesia C. Jennings Ph.D.; Instructor, Chemistry
Berna Karayaka M.S.; Lecturer, Chemistry
Brittany B. Lott Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Physical Chemistry
Charles F. Marth  Ph.D.; Instructor, Organic Chemistry 
Arthur L. Salido Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Analytical Chemistry
Jack S. Summers  Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Inorganic Biochemistry
Jamie R. Wallen Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Forensic Science Program:  
Brittania J. Bintz M.S.; Research Scientist
Kelly S. Grisedale Ph.D.; Interim Director & Assistant Professor, Forensic Biology

Physics Faculty:
Kelley Dinkelmeyer  M.S.; Instructor, Physics 
Enrique A. Gomez  Ph.D. Associate Professor, Physics 
Paul A. Heckert   Ph.D.; Professor, Astronomy & Physics 
Yee Kao Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Physics 
Matthew J. Rave Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Physics
Stefanie Taushanoff Ph.D.; Lecturer, Physics
Mesfin A. Woldeyohannes Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Physics
Wesley W. Bintz  Research Operations Manager
Lynley E. Hardie Administrative Support Associate  

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