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Cynthia Atterholt

Cynthia Atterholt

Associate Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry and Physics

Contact Information

Email: atterholt@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.3676
Office: 407 Stillwell Building

Biography

I worked as a chemist in industry for 7 years and then taught high school chemistry for 7 years. During this time I completed my M.B.A. I then returned to school to complete my Ph.D. in Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry. Upon completion of my Ph.D., I started teaching chemistry at WCU, and have been a faculty member at WCU for over 20 years.

Education

  • Ph D, University of California Davis
  • MBA, Winthrop University
  • BS, Kent State University Kent Campus

Teaching Interests

General Chemistry, Aquatic Chemistry, and Environmental Chemistry

Research Interests

Environmentally friendly alternatives to agricultural chemicals

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