Chemistry Department

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

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, Chemistry Department Chair 2017-19
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

Rebecca LaLonde

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Email | Office: 420 | 503-417-7494

Organic chemistry - organic synthesis, organometallic chemistry, green chemistry

Alan J. Shusterman

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

Organic chemistry - molecular modeling & computational chemistry, green chemistry & green oxidation catalysts 

Natasja Swartz

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Email | Office: 318 | 503-517-5230

Materials chemistry, nanoscale surface chemistry, analytical methods for investigation of heritage materials, contaminant assimilation in water-soil systems

Emeritus Faculty

Thomas G. Dunne

Email503-517-7621
For additional contact information, please contact Arthur Glasfeld.

Inorganic chemistry - electron transfer reactions in solution, transition metal complexes with ligands of high electron affinity, environmental chemistry

Patrick G. McDougal

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

Organic chemistry - organic synthesis, bioorganic chemistry

Staff

Danielle Cass

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

Randy Hicks

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

Rob Jensen

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

Kayla Johnston

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

Melinda Krahenbuhl

Director, Reed Reactor
Email | Office: 102 | 503-777-7222

Alicia McGhee

Department Associate
Email | Office: 208 | 503-777-7364

April Sams

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