Faculty and Staff

Richard D. Broene 
Professor of Chemistry
Organic Chemistry, organometallic-mediated organic synthesis, lanthanide chemistry, and new synthetic methodologies

Michael P. Danahy
Lecturer in Chemistry

Danielle H. Dube
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chemical biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry: chemical tools to target, alter and understand glycosylation

Soren N. Eustis
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Physical chemistry, environmental chemistry, computational chemistry, spectroscopy

Benjamin C. Gorske 
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Jeffrey K. Nagle 
Charles Weston Pickard Professor of Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry, inorganic photochemistry, metal-metal bonding, and electron transfer

Simbarashe Nkomo 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Elizabeth A. Stemmler
Professor of Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry, negative ion mass spectrometry, ion-molecule reactions and analysis of organic pollutants

Dharni Vasudevan 
Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies
Chair of Chemistry Department
Environmental Chemistry, surface complexation theory, sorption, desorption and coordination of organic and inorganic compounds at the soil/mineral-water interface

Laboratory Instructors

Rene Bernier
Laboratory Instructor / Science Center Manager
Martha Black
Laboratory Instructor
Beverly DeCoster
Laboratory Instructor
Judith Foster
Laboratory Instructor / Director of Laboratories
Colleen McKenna
Laboratory Instructor
Paulette Messier
Laboratory Instructor

Emeritus Faculty

Samuel S. Butcher
Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
 
Ronald L. Christensen
James Stacy Coles Professor of Natural Sciences, Emeritus
Physical Chemistry, photobiology, organic photochemistry and low temperature, electronic spectroscopy

Dana W. Mayo
Charles Weston Pickard Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
David S. Page
Charles Weston Pickard Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Emeritus
Environmental Analytical/Biochemistry, enzyme chemistry and effects of hydrocarbons and other pollutants on marine environments

Research Associates

John P. Christensen
Research Associate in Chemistry
Robert de Levie
Research Associate in Chemistry
Aimee Eldridge
Research Associate in Chemistry
Ryan Nelson
Research Associate in Chemistry
Yi Jin Gorske
Research Associate in Chemistry

Department Coordinator

Penny Westfall
pwestfal@bowdoin.edu
Department Phone: (207) 725-3218
Department Fax: (207) 725-3017
Room 157 Druckenmiller

Instrument Support Technician

Celeste Morin Renaud
cmorin@bowdoin.edu
Room 256 Druckenmiller