Chemistry

Faculty

Professors work closely with our students on projects they're interested in.Professors work closely with our students on projects they're interested in.

Given its research focus, the chemistry department at Lake Forest takes seriously its responsibility to train students to effectively communicate the significance of their findings.

  • Jason A. Cody
    Professor of and Chair of Chemistry

    Areas of Study: inorganic chemistry, solid state chemistry

  • Dawn C. Wiser
    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Areas of Study: physical chemistry, computational chemistry, organometallic mechanism

  • Nilam Shah
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Areas of Study:  spectroscopy, art analysis

  • Paul Gladen
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Areas of Study:

  • Melanie M. Werst
    Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study: physical biochemistry

  • Elizabeth W. Fischer
    Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study:  natural science, organic chemistry, biochemistry

  • Amy Abe
    Senior Lecturer in Chemistry and Physics

    NMR Consultant

  • Caroline Slone
    Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study:

  • Larry Klein
    Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study: organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, natural product chemistry 

  • Brian Page
    Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study:

Emeriti Faculty

  • William B. Martin
    Deane Professor of Biochemical and Biological Sciences, Emeritus

    Areas of Study: organic chemistry, synthesis, biochemistry, enzyme inhibition

  • Laura J. Kateley
    Associate Professor of Chemistry, Emerita

    Areas of Study: organic chemistry, synthesis, chromatographic, spectroscopic applications