Dr. Colin Bradley II
Visiting Instructor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Electron-Selective Interfacial Layers
  • Solar Energy Materials, Organic Photovoltaics 
  • Electrochemistry, Electrochemical Techniques

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Oregon, 2017
  • M.S., Chemistry, University of Oregon, 2013
  • B.A., Chemistry, Carroll College, 2011

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Kevin Cavanaugh
Lecturer of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Biochemistry
  • Picornavirus Polymerase Structure and Function
  • Liquid Chromatography

Education

  • M.S., Colorado State University, 2014
  • B.S., Fort Lewis College, 2011
  • B.A., Saint Michael’s College, 1997

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Dr. Callie Cole
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Analytical Chemistry (Mass Spectrometry, Atomic Emission Spectroscopy, and Chromatography)
  • Astrochemistry
  • Chemical Education
  • Science Communication & Community Engagement

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2015
  • B.S., University of Montana, 2010
     

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Dr. William R. Collins
Chair & Associate Professor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Organic chemistry 
  • Natural product isolation
  • The total synthesis of biologically active natural products
  • Chemical ecology

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2009-2011
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2009
  • B.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2003

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James Dickson
Lecturer of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Luminescence
  • Chemistry education

Education

  • Master's of Science, 1998, Mississippi State
  • Master's of Education, 1992, Adams State
  • Teaching Certificate, 1990, Fort Lewis College
  • B.S., 1979, College of Wooster, Ohio

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Nicholas C. Gearhart
Chemistry Laboratory Director

Expertise

  • Oncology-focused medicinal chemistry 
  • Natural products and new cancer pathways in drug discovery 
  • Application of pharmacokinetic properties of molecules to design compounds for cancer treatments 

Education 

  • M.S., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2008
  • B.S., Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, 2004

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Dr. Michael Grubb
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Chemical Reaction Dynamics
  • Photochemistry
  • Laser Physics and Optics​

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2012
  • B.S., Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2007

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Dr. Joslynn Lee
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Biochemisty
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Genomics
  • Bioinformatics

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 2014
  • B.S., Biochemistry & Cellular & Molecular Biology, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO, 2006

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Dr. Jeff McFarlane
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Biochemistry
  • Enzymology
  • Structural Biology
  • Science Education

Education

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2019
  • M.A., Education, Park University, Parkville, Kansas, 2003
  • B.S., Biology, Sterling College, Sterling, Kansas,1997

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Dr. Kenny Miller
Professor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Natural product/organic synthesis
  • Synthetic organic chemistry

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, The University of Texas-Austin, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, The University of Georgia-Athens, 2002

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Dr. Aimee Morris
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Expertise

  • Inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry
  • Catalysis using transition metal compounds

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Colorado State University, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Western Washington University, 2004

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