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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 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

  • Paul Gladen
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Areas of Study:  organic chemistry, synthesis, natural products

  • Erica Schultz
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Areas of Study: Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Nilam Shah
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Areas of Study:  spectroscopy, art analysis

  • Elizabeth W. Fischer
    Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study:  natural science, organic chemistry, biochemistry

  • Melanie M. Werst
    Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study: physical biochemistry

  • Larry Klein
    Lecturer in Chemistry

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

  • Caroline Slone
    Lecturer in Chemistry

    Areas of Study:

Emeriti Faculty

  • Laura J. Kateley
    Associate Professor of Chemistry, Emerita

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

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

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