Department of Chemistry
Assistant Professor 1997-2001 Duquesne University
Adjunct Professor 1996-1997 Boston College
Imperial Chemical Company 1988 Wilton England
Postdoctoral Fellow, 1994-1997 on “Novel Methods to Probe the Self-Assembly of Mn-oxo Aggregates” under Professor William H. Armstrong.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. degree in Bioinorganic Chemistry, December, 1993 on the "Aspects of the Structure and Function of the Enzyme Nitrogenase" under Professor W. H. Orme-Johnson.
B. S. degree in Chemistry, Magna cum Laude. June 1988.
B. A. degree in Classical Languages and Ancient History, Magna cum Laude. June 1988
Honors and Awards
Kavli Foundation Fellow 2011
National Science Foundation CAREER Award 2001
Best Technical Presentation (Poster, Fall Mtg.) Materials Research Society 1999
Presidential Scholarship Award, Duquesne University 1999
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases-Young Investigator 1998
Phi Beta Kappa (Tulane University) 1988