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Faculty and Staff

The Department of Chemistry currently has 17 full-time faculty, three part-time faculty, and one secretary. The directory below contains contact information for each, and clicking on a faculty member’s name will take you to that person’s personal webpage.

Chemistry Administration and Staff

Dr. George Long

Department Chair and Professor
Physical Chemistry
Weyandt 143
724-357-2360

Ms. Teresa  Spearman

Ms. Teresa Spearman

Department Secretary
Weyandt 143
724-357-2361

Dr. Nathan  McElroy

Dr. Nathan McElroy

Assistant Chair and Associate Professor
Analytical Chemistry
Weyandt 148C
724-357-4829

Chemistry Faculty

Dr. Colin  Ashe

Dr. Colin Ashe

Assistant Professor
Chemical Education
Weyandt 231
724-357-4482

Dr. Wendy  Elcesser

Dr. Wendy Elcesser

Associate Professor
Inorganic Chemistry
Weyandt 148B
724-357-2362

Dr. Justin  Fair

Dr. Justin Fair

Associate Professor
Organic Chemistry
Weyandt 138
724-357-4477

Dr. John Ford

Associate Professor
Analytical Chemistry
Weyandt 235
724-357-5702

Dr. Avijita  Jain

Dr. Avijita Jain

PSM Coordinator and Assistant Professor
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Weyandt 229
724-357-2368

Dr. Jaeju Ko

Associate Professor
Physical Chemistry
Weyandt 229B
724-357-4596

Dr. Anne  Kondo

Dr. Anne Kondo

Associate Professor
Physical Chemistry
Weyandt 200
724-357-4595

Dr. Lawrence Kupchella

Preprofessional Programs Coordinator and Assistant Professor
Analytical Chemistry
Weyandt 230
724-357-2363

Dr. Keith Kyler

Assistant Professor
Organic Chemistry
Weyandt 229A
724-357-2118

Dr. Charles Lake

Professor
Inorganic Chemistry
Weyandt 148A
724-357-2398

Dr. Carl  LeBlond

Dr. Carl LeBlond

Associate Professor
Organic Chemistry
Weyandt 204
724-357-7798

Dr. Sudipta  Majumdar

Dr. Sudipta Majumdar

Assistant Professor
Applied Biochemistry
Weyandt 239B
724-357-4481

Dr. Ronald  See

Dr. Ronald See

Professor
Inorganic Chemistry
Weyandt 229C
724-357-4489

Dr. Jonathan  Southard

Dr. Jonathan Southard

Associate Professor
Biochemistry
Weyandt 239D
724-357-2210

Dr. Jana  Villemain

Dr. Jana Villemain

Associate Professor
Biochemistry
Weyandt 237A
724-357-2180

Chemistry Temporary Faculty

  • Chemistry Department
  • Weyandt Hall, Room 143
    975 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705-1076
  • Phone: 724-357-2361
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.