As an inorganic chemist, my interests lie in exploring and understanding the diverse chemistry of the elements within the periodic table. Along this line, my primary teaching is in General Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry. My research interests focus on the areas of synthetic inorganic chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry and crystallography. In recent years my students and I have focused on understanding the photochemistry of metal halide clusters. I also have developed several instructional web sites including an extensive web site for teaching concepts of point group symmetry.
PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, 1993
BA in Chemistry, 1988
The College of Wooster
My teaching responsibilities are in the areas of General and Inorganic Chemistry and range from first-year courses to advanced upper-level coursework.
supported by the National Science Foundation