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Chemistry

Faculty and Staff

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

Michael P. Danahy
Lecturer in Chemistry

Danielle H. Dube
Assistant 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  (on leave of absence for the 2013-14 academic year)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Yi Jin Gorske
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

David Griffith
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Jeffrey K. Nagle  (on leave of absence for the spring 2014 semester)
Charles Weston Pickard Professor of Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry, inorganic photochemistry, metal-metal bonding, and electron transfer

Daniel M. Steffenson
Visiting 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  (on sabbatical leave for the 2013-14 academic year)
Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies
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. Christense
Research Associate in Chemistry

Robert de Levie
Research Associate in Chemistry

Aimee Eldridge
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