Regular Faculty

Emmanuelle Despagnet Ayoub

Emmanuelle Despagnet-Ayoub, Chair

Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Ecole Normale Superieure; M.S., Ph.D., Paul Sabatier University
Emanuelle Despagnet-Ayoub’s research interests lie in the development of transition-metal complexes for energy storage and polymerization; the photochemistry of aromatic compounds; and the activation of small molecules via electrochemical processes. Read her Oxy Story profile.
Jeff Cannon

Jeffrey Cannon

Associate Professor, Chemistry
B.A. Occidental College; Ph.D. University of California, Irvine
Jeff Cannon teaches Organic Chemistry and does research in organic synthesis and catalysis.
Professor Chris Craney

Chris Craney

Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Puget Sound; M.S., D.A., Washington State University
Chris Craney teaches physical chemistry I (kinetics) and biochemistry.
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Michael Hill

Fletcher Jones Foundation Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Professor Hill teaches general chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and organometallic chemistry. Professor Hill’s Google-Scholar profile is linked here.
Professor Raul Navarro

Raul Navarro

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Yale University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Raul Navarro’s research focus lies in developing new chemical reactions and applying them in the synthesis of biologically active natural products.
Professor Eileen Spain

Eileen Spain

Carl F. Braun Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Sonoma State University; Ph.D., University of Utah
Eileen Spain teaches physical chemistry II (quantum mechanics and spectroscopy) and nanochemistry.
Professor Andrew Udit

Andrew K. Udit

John Stauffer Professor of Chemistry
H.B.Sc., University of Toronto; Ph.D., Caltech
Andrew Udit’s research in Chemical Biology focuses on perturbing coagulation with virus nanoparticles, and catalysis using enzymes.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Sevada Chamras

Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; P.h.D, University of California, Santa Barbara

Douglas Duquette

Resident Associate Professor, Chemistry
B.A., M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Caltech

Kellie Hsu

Visiting Instructor, Chemistry
A.B., Occidental College

Natalie Muren

Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.A., Willamette University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Sarah Murphy

Visiting Instructor, Chemistry
B.A., Pomona College; M.S., California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (in progress)

John Phillips

Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Weidong Wang

Instrumentation Facilities Manager, Chemistry
B.S., from Jilin University; Ph.D., Rochester University

Anne Yu

Resident Senior Instructor, Chemistry
B.A, Pomona College; M.S., UCLA

Emeriti/ae Faculty

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