About Me


I have been at Westminster College since 1999 and currently serve as an Associate Professor of Chemistry, Chair of the Department of Chemistry, and Director of Science in Motion.

I earned my B.S. in Chemistry from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and my Ph.D. in Chemistry, specializing in Biochemistry, from the Univeristy of Delaware.

My ongoing scholarship is centered around:
  • Creating a two-cycle organic textbook
  • Developing a greener alternatives to traditional organic syntheses
  • Utilizing separations to characterize biomolecules