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Faculty

Owen McDougal

Owen McDougal, Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair | Organic, Natural Products, & Food Chemistry
Research focus: Identification & testing of bioactive components from marine and terrestrial sources; drug design; Food & nutraceutical chemical analysis for area industry
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Office: SCNC 153C  |  Phone: (208) 426.3964  |  Email: owenmcdougal@boisestate.edu



Kevin Ausman

Kevin Ausman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Physical Chemistry
Research focus: Chemistry of, uses of, and environmental interactions of carbon based nanomaterials
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Office: SCNC 309   |  Phone: (208) 426.3476  |  Email: kevinausman@boisestate.edu


Shibani BasuShibani Basu, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
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Office: N/A  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: shibanibasu@boisestate.edu


Eric BrownEric Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
Research focus: Synthesis of bioinorganic complexes to model enzyme active sites
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Office: SCNC 314  |  Phone: (208) 426.1186  |  Email: ericbrown3@boisestate.edu


Mike CallahanMichael Callahan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Analytical Chemistry
Research focus: Meteorites & Cosmochemistry, Prebiotic Chemistry & Origin of Life, Archaeological Science, and Biofuels
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Office: SCNC 321 | Phone:(208) 426.1031 | Email: michaelcallahan914@boisestate.edu


Henry CharlierHenry Charlier, a.k.a. “Dr. Picklestein”, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Biochemistry
Research focus: Enzyme function; Drug development
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Office: SCNC 311  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: henrycharlier@boisestate.edu


Adam ColsonAdam Colson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Inorganic Chemistry
Research focus: Synthesis of complexes of the transition metals and lanthanide elements; Inorganic materials with applications in catalysis, energy production, and electronics
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Office: SCNC 322  |  Phone: (208) 426.1063  |  Email: adamcolson@boisestate.edu


Ken Cornell

Ken Cornell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Biochemistry
Director of the Bioinformatics Core, INBRE program
Research focus: Vaccine development; Infectious diseases; Antibiotic development
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Office: SCNC 326  |  Phone: (208) 426.5429  |  Email: kencornell@boisestate.edu


Joe DumaisJoe Dumais, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor
Office: SCNC 156  |  Phone: (208) 426-4913  |  Email: josephdumais@boisestate.edu


Terry GiltonTerry Gilton, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: SCNC 310  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: terrygilton@boisestate.edu


Matt KingMatthew King, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Materials & Physical Chemistry
Research focus: Ultrafast Spectroscopy; Materials Chemistry; Solid-State Molecular Modeling; Molecular Dynamics; Crystal Structure Prediction and Material Design
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Office: SCNC 323  |  Phone: (208) 426.1019  |  Email: matthewking990@boisestate.edu


Jeunghoon LeeJeunghoon Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Organic & Polymer Chemistry
Research focus: Nanomaterials; DNA nanotechnology; Synthesis and applications of nanoparticles
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Office: SCNC 324  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: jeunghoonlee@boisestate.edu


Clifford LeMaster, Ph.D.

Professor | Physical & Computational Chemistry
Research focus: Energy transfer within and between molecules; Energy transfer effect on molecular structure and dynamics
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Office: SCNC 319  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: clemast@boisestate.edu


Joe Meredith, Ph.D.Joe Meredith

Clinical Assistant Professor
Chem 310 Coordinator
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Office: SCNC 317  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: josephmeredith@boisestate.edu


Rajesh Nagarajan, Ph.D.

Rajesh Nagarajan

Associate Professor | Biochemistry
Research focus: Bioorganic Chemistry, Enzyme Structure and Function, Enzyme Mechanism, Bacterial Quorum Sensing, Antimicrobial and Virulence Inhibitors
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Office: SCNC 313  |  Phone: (208) 426.1423  |  Email: rajnagarajan@boisestate.edu


Dale RussellDale Russell, Ph.D.

Professor | Analytical Chemistry
Research focus: Remediation of nuclear wastes and contaminated mine sites; Design of field portable chemical sensors; Forensic analysis of materials/trace evidence
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Office: SCNC 316  |  Phone: (208) 426.3975  |  Email: drussell@boisestate.edu


Christopher Saunders, Ph.D.Chris Saunders

Clinical Assistant Professor
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Office: SCNC 318  |  Phone: (208) 426.2067  |  Email: chrissaunders@boisestate.edu


Susan Shadle, Ph.D.Susan Shadle

Distinguished Professor | Director of The Center for Teaching and Learning
Office: ILC 315  |  Phone: (208) 426.3153  |  Email: sshadle@boisestate.edu


Kristy SligarKristy Sligar

Lecturer
Office: SCNC 330  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: kristinesligar@boisestate.edu


Karen Smith, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
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Office: N/A  |  Phone: N/A  |  Email: karensmith297@boisestate.edu


Don Warner Don Warner, Ph.D.

Professor | Organic, Medicinal, & Computational Chemistry
Research focus: Synthesis of anticancer agents
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Office: SCNC 315  |  Phone: (208) 426.3030  |  Email: dwarner@boisestate.edu


Lisa Warner

Lisa Warner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Biochemistry
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Office: SCNC 154D  |  Phone: (208) 426.1012  |  Email: lisawarner@boisestate.edu


Chemistry Faculty in University Administrative Positions

Martin Schimpf, Professor, University Interim President

Full-Time Lab Instructors


David Boldridge

David Boldridge, Ph.D.

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: davidboldridge@boisestate.edu


Steve Broyles

Lab Instructor
Chem 101L/102L Coordinator
Office: EDUC 108
Email: stevebroyles@boisestate.edu


Dalton ComptonDalton Compton

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: daltoncompton@boisestate.edu


Nedra El-Mansouri

Nedra El-Mansouri

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: nedranoblit@boisestate.edu


Bart Mestelle

Bart Mestelle

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: bartmestelle@boisestate.edu


Romaric Mukuna

Romaric Mukuna

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: romaricmukuna@boisestate.edu


Paulina Perez

Paulina Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: paulinagonzalez@boisestate.edu


Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: ianshaw@boisestate.edu


Whitney Walker

Whitney Walker, Ph.D.

Lab Instructor
Office: EDUC 108
Email: whitneywalker@boisestate.edu


Staff


Stephanie Cochran

Stephanie Cochran

Lab Services Coordinator
Lower Division Stockroom; Chem Store
Office: SCNC 360 | Phone: (208) 426.3482 | Email: stephaniecochran@boisestate.edu


Nicole CornellNicole Cornell

Manager, Chemistry Instructional Center
ACS Chemistry Club Advisor
Adjunct Instructor
Office: SCNC 154A  |  Phone: (208) 426.1055  |  Email: nicolefrane@boisestate.edu


Jeremy DanielsJeremy Daniels

Lab Services Coordinator
Upper Division Stockroom
Office: SCNC 307  |  Phone: (208) 426.1828  |  Email: jeremydaniels@boisestate.edu


Kristen Fil

Kristen Fil

Administrative Assistant I
Enrollment/permission number assistance
Office: SCNC 153/154  | Phone: (208) 426.3057  |  Email: kristenfil@boisestate.edu


Karen HammondKaren Hammond

Manager, Student Support
Advising, student support, class scheduling, concurrent enrollment, outreach, transfer credit evaluation
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Office: SCNC 154E  |  Phone: (208) 426.1386  |  Email: khammond@boisestate.edu


Donna Harryman

Donna Harryman

Administrative Assistant II
P-card, travel, room access
Office: SCNC 154D  |  Phone: (208) 426.1029  |  Email: donnaharryman@boisestate.edu


Greg Kator

Greg Kator

Grants Accountant
Payroll, student EAFs
Office: SCNC 154G  |  Phone: (208) 426.5483  |  Email: gregkator@boisestate.edu


Kathleen HuguetKathleen Mukengezi

Lab Manager
Adjunct lab instructor
Office: SCNC 346 | Phone: (208) 426.1002 | Email: kathleenhuguet@boisestate.edu


Sean RuettgersSean Ruettgers

Computer Learning Center Coordinator
Department IT operations, including computer equipment purchasing, cybersecurity, data management, infrastructure development, software deployment, and computing technology support; 100-level adjunct instructor
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Office: SCNC 335  |  Phone: (208) 426.1079  |  Email: seanruettgers@boisestate.edu


Israel ShebleyIsrael Shebley

Lab Services Coordinator
Upper Division Stockroom; Instrumentation
Office: SCNC 360  |  Phone: (208) 426.3482  |  Email: israelshebley@boisestate.edu


Katri Swanson

Katri Swanson

Manager, General Chemistry Lab Instruction
Chem 111/112 Lab Teacher
Office: SCNC 320  |  Phone: (208) 426.1840  |  Email: katriswanson@boisestate.edu