Chemistry Faculty

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Joan M. Wasilewski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair


354 Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-7705

B.S., King’s College
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Teaching and Research Interests


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Christopher A. Baumann, Ph.D.


Physical Chemistry

451 Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-6389

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Arthur J. Catino, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Organic Chemistry

491 Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-7797

Director of the Graduate Programs in Chemistry

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John C. Deak, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Physical Chemistry

494 Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-6238

Teaching and Research Interests

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Gerard G. Dumancas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Analytical Chemistry

455 Loyola Science Center | 570-941-7827

Dr. Dumancas research interests involve the development of novel spectroscopic and computational tools (chemometrics, machine learning) with a wide array of applications in edible oils, food science, and biomedical research.

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Michael W. Fennie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Organic Chemistry

493 Loyola Science Center | 570-941-4231

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Timothy D. Foley, Ph.D.



353 Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-7511

Teaching and Research Interests

Redox biochemistry and metabolism as they relate to neurodegenerative disease and cancer

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Kristen M. Katchur, M.S.

Faculty Specialist


452 Loyola Science Center | 570-941-7814

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Riddhiman Medhi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


454 Loyola Science Center | 570-941-7692

Dr. Medhi's Research: Nanomaterials, polymers, surface chemistry, applied optoelectronic and bio-materials

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David A. Rusak, Ph.D.


Analytical Chemistry

453 Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-6338

Teaching and Research Interests

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Nicholas Sizemore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Organic Chemistry

492 Loyola Science Center | 570-941-5971

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Glenn Pettinato

Adjunct Faculty


495 Loyola Science Center | 570-941-6345

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Michael C. Cann, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Organic Chemistry

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David E. Marx, Ph.D.

Associate Provost

Inorganic Chemistry

St. Thomas 5117 | (570) 941-4760

Teaching and Research Interests

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Joe A. Vinson, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Analytical Chemistry

441 Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-7551


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Richard M. Trygar, BS, MS

Professional Staff

Chemistry Stockroom - Lab Manager

070C Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-7586

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Meave Kernan, BS, MS

Professional Staff

Chemistry Stockroom - Associate Lab Manager

070D Loyola Science Center | (570) 941-7586

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