Dr. Sullivan is the chemistry department chair and an associate professor. She earned her PhD in materials inorganic chemistry from Vanderbilt University. She currently advises pre-dental, pre-dental hygiene and chemistry majors. She teaches materials, inorganic, general, and seminar.
|Department Faculty (in alphabetical order)|
Dr. Brennan is an full professor. She earned her PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. She currently advises forensic students and chemistry majors. She teaches forensics classes, analytical chemistry and general chemistry.
Dr. Dakshinamurthy is a full professor. He earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Arkansas. He currently serves as an Associate Provost of Research and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies.
Dr. Hiatt is an associate professor. She earned her PhD in bioanalytical electrochemistry from Vanderbilt University. She advises pre-pharmacy students and teaches non-science majors, general and analytical chemistry.
Dr. Mann is an associate professor. She earned her PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She currently advises pre-professional students, pre-chemical engineering, biochemistry, chemistry, and chemistry teaching students. She is also a faculty advisor for the Pre-Professional Health Society (PPHS) student organization. She teaches biochemistry, organic chemistry, and toxicology courses.
Dr. Matthews is a full professor. He earned his PhD in organic chemistry from Clemson University. He teaches all levels of organic chemistry.
Dr. Reed is a full professor. He earned his PhD in biochemistry from Vanderbilt University. He currently advises pre-pharmacy, pre-med, biochemistry and chemistry majors. He teaches non-science majors, general chemistry, and biochemistry.
Dr. Robertson is a full professor. He earned his PhD in physical chemistry from Vanderbilt University. He currently advises pre-med, pre-chiropractic, pre-physicians assistants, pre-podiatry, chemistry education and chemistry majors. He teaches a pre-service teaching education course, general chemistry, and physical chemistry.
Dr. Ward is an assistant professor. He earned his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He teaches General Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry courses.
|Temporary and Adjunct Faculty|
Cody Covington is a new adjunct faculty member in our department.
Dr. Pathiranage is a new instructor in our department.
Dr. Schilling has taught for our department in the past as part of our adjunct faculty. This semester she is beginning her work as a lecturer for the department. She earned her PhD in chemistry from Vanderbilt University. She teaches general chemistry, general chemistry labs, biochemistry labs and brief organic lab.
Mrs. Donna is the department's admistrative assistant. She runs the chemistry office and makes sure the faculty are on their toes. She assists students in many ways and manages all student workers.
Office: SSC A308
Mr. Palmer is our department's lab manager. He earned his MA in organic chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his MAT (Master of Arts in Teaching) from East Tennessee State University. He maintains the chemical stockroom and prepares all the materials for our introductory and beginning labs, as well as lending a hand wherever he can.
John Foote, Ph.D.
Mississippi State University
Ohio State University
Durward Harris, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee
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