EDUCATION:

Ph.D. - 1990:

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Field:

Physical Organic Chemistry

Dissertation:

"Solid Substituent Effects: Systematic Investigation of the Influence of Molecular Interaction on Bulk Properties of Organic Solids"

Advisor:

Professor J. Michael McBride

B.S. - 1985
(Magna Cum Laude):

Union College, Schenectady, NY

Major:

Chemistry

Honors Thesis:

"Detection and Analysis of Carbonyl Compounds in Rural Cloud Water"

Advisor:

Professor Leslie A. Hull

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
7/04-present Professor of Chemistry, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

8/99-6/04

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

7/99-present

Adjunct Associate Professor of Biology, University of Michigan Biological Station, Ann Arbor, MI

4/98-present

Assistant Director of PROPHET at UMBS

8/94-8/99

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

9/92-12/92

Part-time Chemistry Faculty, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO

1/92-8/94

Research Associate, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado/NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory, Boulder, CO

1/91-1/92

Visiting Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado/NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory, Boulder, CO

12/89-12/90

Research Associate, Atmospheric Organic Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

1998 Co-author of NOAA Outstanding Scientific Paper Award
1995 Research Development Award, Western Michigan University
1991 CIRES Visiting Fellowship, University of Colorado
1988 Dox Fellowship, Yale University
1985 American Institute of Chemists Award, Union College
1984 General Electric Expanded Horizons Fellowship, Union College

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Geophysical Union
Sigma Xi