Chemistry Department

Faculty and Staff

Chemistry department photo

Faculty

Shivani Ahuja

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email | Office: 414 | 503-517-5420

Structural biochemistry, application of biophysical and biochemical techniques to study metal acquisition, virulence and inhibition of bacterial Mn(II) transporters.

Miriam Bowring

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email | Website | Office: 309 | 503-517-5294

Synthetic and physical organometallic chemistry, catalysis, and mechanisms.

Kelly N. Chacón

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email | Office: 421 | 503-777-7218

Metallobiochemistry, x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS), electronic absorption, and fluorescence spectroscopy of metal sites in proteins.

Juliane L. Fry

Arthur F. Scott Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies, 
Email | Website | Office: 314 | 503-517-7951

Environmental chemistry - atmospheric chemistry, urban air pollution, formation and composition of atmospheric aerosol, atmospheric reaction mechanisms and kinetics, chemistry-climate interactions

Daniel P. Gerrity

Professor of Chemistry
Email | Website | Office: 316 | 503-777-7212

Physical chemistry - experimental physical chemistry, application of laser spectroscopy to the study of chemical dynamics and molecular electronic structure

Arthur Glasfeld

Margaret Geselbracht Professor of Chemistry
Email | Website | Office: 410 | 503-517-7679

Biochemistry - structural biochemistry and enzymatic catalysis
Chemistry Department Chair 2020-21

Rebecca LaLonde

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Email | Office: 420 | 503-517-7494

Organic chemistry - organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, green chemistry

Katie Rush

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email | Office: 412 | 503-517-7469

Biochemistry - rapid kinetics and spectroscopy

Alan J. Shusterman

Professor of Chemistry
Email | Website | Office: 408 | 503-517-7699

Organic chemistry - molecular modeling & computational chemistry, green chemistry & green oxidation catalysts 
On Leave Fall 2020 

 

Emeritus Faculty

Patrick G. McDougal

Email | Office: 109A | 503-777-7206

Organic chemistry - organic synthesis, bioorganic chemistry

Staff

Danielle Cass

Department Associate
Email | Office: 308B | 503-517-4618

Randy Hicks

Laboratory and Department Manager
Email | Office: 212A | 503-777-7213

Kayla Johnston

Faculty Administrative Coordinator
Email | Office: 303 | 503-777-7229

Alicia McGhee

Department Associate
Email | Office: 208 | 503-517-7364

Morgan Olsen

Instrumentation Chemist
Email | Office: 209A | 503-517-7893

April Sams

Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Email | Office: Physical Plant | 503-777-7788

Phan Truong

Postdoctoral Researcher
Email | Office: 311 | 503-517-5444