Faculty and Staff

Listed below are the current faculty and staff for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kennesaw State University.

Name
Position
  • Heather Abbott-Lyon

    Heather Abbott-Lyon Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Photo of Heather Abbott-Lyon, Ph.D.Position:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6140
    Email: habbott@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 430


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  • Animesh Aditya

    Animesh Aditya Senior Lecturer of Medicinal and Organic Chemistry

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of Medicinal and Organic Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2046
    Email: aaditya@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 432


     
  • Meredith Baker

    Meredith Baker Senior Lecturer of Biochemistry

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6169
    Email: mbeckha2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 417


     
  • Timothy Bannin

    Timothy Bannin Lecturer of Organic Chemistry

    Position:
    Lecturer of Organic Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3675
    Email: tbannin@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 419


     
  • Bharat Baruah

    Bharat Baruah Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2654
    Email: bbaruah@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4015


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  • Carol Chrestensen

    Carol Chrestensen Professor of Chemistry

    Photo of Carol ChrestensenPosition:
    Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3525
    Email: cchreste@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3013


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  • Graham Collier

    Graham Collier Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Photo of Graham CollierPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3483
    Email: gcollie6@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4013


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  • Kimberly Cortes

    Kimberly Cortes Interim Assistant Chair of the Department and Interim Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor of Chemistry Education

    Photo of Kimberly CortesPosition:
    Interim Assistant Chair of the Department and Interim Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor of Chemistry Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6278
    Email: klinenbe@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 431


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  • Chris Dockery

    Chris Dockery Chair of the Department and Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Chair of the Department and Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2047
    Email: cdockery@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 410


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  • Jack Duff

    Jack Duff Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3682
    Email: jduff3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 424


     
  • Mohammad Abdul Halim

    Mohammad Abdul Halim Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Photo of Mohammad A. HalimPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6759
    Email: mhalim1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 422


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  • Narinder Harika

    Narinder Harika Limited Term Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-7772
    Email: nharika@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 462


     
  • John Haseltine

    John Haseltine Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Photo of John HaseltinePosition:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3426
    Email: jhaselti@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3011


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  • Michelle Head

    Michelle Head Associate Professor of Chemistry Education

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry Education

    Phone: (470) 578-3677
    Email: mhead24@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 3445


     
  • Xuegang Jia

    Xuegang Jia Lecturer of Chemistry

    Position:
    Lecturer of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-7978
    Email: xjia1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 420


     
  • Martina Kaledin

    Martina Kaledin Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6281
    Email: mkaledin@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 434


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  • Sudeera Kamburugamuwe Loku Acharige

    Sudeera Kamburugamuwe Loku Acharige Lecturer of Chemistry

    Position:
    Lecturer of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3124
    Email: skamburu@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 402B


     
  • Kimberly Kammerdiener

    Kimberly Kammerdiener Lecturer of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Lecturer of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2377
    Email: kxk2333@kennesaw.edu
    Location: CL 3042


     
  • Lu Kang

    Lu Kang Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-5062
    Email: lkang1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 322


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  • Jennifer Kelley

    Jennifer Kelley Lecturer of Chemistry

    Position:
    Lecturer of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-4519
    Email: jkelle73@kennesaw.edu
    Location: CL 3042


     
  • Marina Koether

    Marina Koether Professor of Chemistry

    Photo of Marina KoetherPosition:
    Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6166
    Email: mkoether@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 423


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  • Thomas Leeper

    Thomas Leeper Associate Professor of Biochemistry

    Photo of Thomas LeeperPosition:
    Associate Professor of Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2258
    Email: tleeper@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3006


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  • Glen Meades

    Glen Meades Senior Lecturer of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-7915
    Email: gmeades@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 429


     
  • Mark Mitchell

    Mark Mitchell Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Photo of Dr. Mark MitchellPosition:
    Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2048
    Email: mmitch52@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4016


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  • Huggins Msimanga

    Huggins Msimanga Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6088
    Email: hmsimang@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 425


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  • Anthony Rojas

    Anthony Rojas Clinical Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6174
    Email: arojas10@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 435


     
  • Carl Saint-Louis

    Carl Saint-Louis Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

    Photo of Carl Saint-LouisPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6048
    Email: csaintlo@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 428


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  • Janet Shaw

    Janet Shaw Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Photo of Janet Shaw, Ph.D.Position:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3428
    Email: jshaw22@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 421


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  • Rajnish Singh

    Rajnish Singh Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6256
    Email: rsingh@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3002


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  • Antoinette South

    Antoinette South Lecturer of Chemistry

    Position:
    Lecturer of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3576
    Email: asouth3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 402A


     
  • Michael Stollenz

    Michael Stollenz Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2650
    Email: mstollen@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 427


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  • Christopher Sumner

    Christopher Sumner Lecturer of Chemistry and Biology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Chemistry and Biology

    Phone: (470) 578-4823
    Email: csumne10@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 402


     
  • Daniela Tapu

    Daniela Tapu Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2259
    Email: dtapu@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 4014


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  • Michael Van Dyke

    Michael Van Dyke Professor of Biochemistry

    Photo of Michael Van Dyke, Ph.D.Position:
    Professor of Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2793
    Email: mvandyk2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SL 3012


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  • Ana West

    Ana West Lecturer of Chemistry

    Position:
    Lecturer of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6357
    Email: awest13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 418


     
  • Wei Zhou

    Wei Zhou Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2424
    Email: wzhou2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 426


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Part-Time Faculty

Name
Position
  • Subalita Baruah

    Subalita Baruah Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: sbaruah@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Zane Bertoli

    Zane Bertoli Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: zbertoli@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Craig Bertolucci

    Craig Bertolucci Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: cbertolu@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Jennifer Brown- Barber

    Jennifer Brown- Barber Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: jbarbe34@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • John Cody

    John Cody Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: jcody4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Ganesh Deka

    Ganesh Deka Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: gdeka@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Ann Denton

    Ann Denton Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: adenton3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Edwin Estime

    Edwin Estime Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: eestime@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Dennis Hasha

    Dennis Hasha Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: dhasha@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Peter Henricks

    Peter Henricks Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: phenrick@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Carlos Hidalgo

    Carlos Hidalgo Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: chidalgo@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Jason Jones

    Jason Jones Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: jjone434@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Lori Klingler

    Lori Klingler Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry Education

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: lklingl1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Nidhi Loomba

    Nidhi Loomba Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: nloomba@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Kimberly Meyberg

    Kimberly Meyberg Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: kmeyberg@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Ntombiyomusa Msimanga

    Ntombiyomusa Msimanga Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: nmsiman2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Victoria Norvell

    Victoria Norvell Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: vwaldrop@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Ali Saleh

    Ali Saleh Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: asaleh@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Hally Shaffer

    Hally Shaffer Part-Time Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: hshaffe4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Yvonne Single

    Yvonne Single Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: ysingle@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Jordan Tidrick

    Jordan Tidrick Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: jtidric1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     
  • Stephen White

    Stephen White Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-6456
    Email: swhite1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: CL 3000


     

Administration 

Name
Position
  • Jessica Carter

    Jessica Carter Laboratory Coordinator

    Photo of Jessica CarterPosition:
    Laboratory Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-7336
    Email: jcarte61@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 412B


     
  • Kimberly Cortes

    Kimberly Cortes Interim Assistant Chair of the Department and Interim Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor of Chemistry Education

    Photo of Kim CotresPosition:
    Interim Assistant Chair of the Department and Interim Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor of Chemistry Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6278
    Email: klinenbe@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 431


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  • Diane Diatta

    Diane Diatta Laboratory Coordinator and Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Position:
    Laboratory Coordinator and Part-Time Instructor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-3820
    Email: ddiatta@kennesaw.edu
    Location: G Lab 295


     
  • Chris Dockery

    Chris Dockery Chair of the Department and Professor of Chemistry

    Position:
    Chair of the Department and Professor of Chemistry

    Phone: (470) 578-2047
    Email: cdockery@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 410


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  • Benjamin Huck

    Benjamin Huck Laboratory Manager

    Photo of Ben HuckPosition:
    Laboratory Manager

    Phone: (470) 578-6404
    Email: bhuck@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 412A


     
  • Sarah Jordan

    Sarah Jordan Senior Laboratory Coordinator

    Position:
    Senior Laboratory Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-3633
    Email: sjorda37@kennesaw.edu
    Location: HS 1204


     
  • Katie Letsinger

    Katie Letsinger Laboratory Coordinator

    Position:
    Laboratory Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-7772
    Email: kschirma@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 462


     
  • Jacqueline Winters-Allen

    Jacqueline Winters-Allen Office Manager

    Position:
    Office Manager

    Phone: (470) 578-6159
    Email: jwinte13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SC 409


     

Graduate Students

    • Ophelia Adjei-sah - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Md Ackas Ali - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Kimberley Bartlett -Graduate Research Assistant
    • Anusha  Bhattarai -Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Albert Campbell -Graduate Research Assistant
    • Lillian Daniel - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Ian Danquah - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Tyler Davis - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Keri Dowling - Graduate Research Assistant
    • Kirstin Goff - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Katelyn  Hambrick - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Allison Kisiel - Graduate Research Assistant
    • Oluseyi  Olawuyi - Graduate Research Assistant
    • Oluwaseun Omodemi - Graduate Research Assistant
    • Mubassarah Munjirin Sazmi - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Dhimani Still - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Max Thompson - Graduate Research Assistant
    • Honour Williams - Graduate Teaching Assistant

Emeriti Faculty

    • Combs, Leon L., Ph.D. - Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Emeritus
    • Gabrielli, Alan M., Ph.D. - Professor Emeritus
    • Moomaw, Ellen W., Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Emeritus
    • Peterson, Laurence I., Ph.D. - Dean and Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
    • Reggio, Patricia H., Ph.D. - Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
    • Williams, Daniel J., Ph.D. - Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

     

    KSU Emeriti Faculty
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