Faculty

Elvin A. Alemán

Elvin A. Alemán

Associate Professor: Physical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry

Postdoc, Wayne State University; Ph.D., The University of Akron; 
B.S., University of Puerto Rico, Humacao 

Photophysics and Photochemistry of Tetrapyrrolic Molecules, Single Molecule Fluorescence, Base Flipping, and DNA repair.

Email: ealeman@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3783
Office: NHS 357                              Website

Michael Drake

Michael Drake

Associate Professor: Organic Chemistry

Postdoc, California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Buffalo; B.S., The State University of New York at Geneseo

Organic and Physical Organic Chemistry, Green Chemistry.

Email: mdrake2@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3384
Office: NHS 356                              Website

Amanpreet Singh

Amanpreet Manchanda

Materials Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

Postdoc, College of Staten Island; Ph.D., City University of New York B.S., Guru Nanak Dev University

Nanomaterials, Interfacial Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymers, Carbondioxide sequestration, Catalysis.

Email: amanchanda@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3590
Office: NHS 366                             Website

Shane Phillips

Shane Phillips, Chair

Professor: Inorganic Chemistry, Advanced Laboratory

Postdoc, Indiana University, Bloomington; Ph.D., University of California, Davis; B.S., California State University Stanislaus 

Bioinorganic Transition Metal Coodination Chemistry.

Email: sphillips@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3545
Office: NHS 359                            Website

Scott Russell

Scott Russell

Professor: Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis

Postdoc, University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of California, Davis; B.S., California State University Stanislaus 

Bioanalytical Chemistry, Mass Spectroscopy

Email: srussell1@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-664-6870
Office: NHS 365                              Website

Gonul Shara

Gönül Schara

Biochemistry

Postdoc, University of Hawai'i Manoa; Ph.D., University of Connecticut; B.S., Istanbul Technical University

Protein Engineering, Microbial Enzymes.

Email: gschara@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3583
Office: NHS 354                             Website

Chad Stessman

Chad Stessman

Professor: Organic Chemistry

Postdoc, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson; B.S., North Dakota State University, Fargo 

Marine Chemistry

Email: cstessman@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-664-6667
Office: NHS 364                                 Website

Nhu-Y Stessman

Nhu-Y Stessman

Professor: Organic Chemistry

Postdoc, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson; B.S., California State University, San Luis Obispo 

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Email: nstessman@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3555
Office: NHS 363                                 Website

Koni Stone

Koni Stone

Professor: Biochemistry, Instrumental Analysis

Postdocs, Vanderbilt University, Louisiana State University, and University of Iowa; Ph.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha 

Biochemistry, DNA Damage & Repair

Email: kstone@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3570
Office: NHS 358                          Website:  Biochemistry  

Website:  Instrumental             Website: General Chemistry

LECTURERS

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Claudia Brackett

Ph.D., University of the Pacific
BS, California State University, Fresno

Email: cbrackett@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3551
Office: NHS 353

Nimalie Littlewood

Nimalie Littlewood

Ph.D., University of Missouri at Rolla
BS, University of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Email: nlittlewood@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3570
Office: NHS 367

Karen Walters Dunlap

Karen Walters Dunlap

Ph.D., University of California, Davis
BS, Sonoma State University

Email: kwaltersdunlap@csustan.edu        Phone: 209-667-3570
Office: NHS 352

Karen Walters Dunlap

Christopher Robledo

MS, California State Unviersity, Pomona
BS, California State University, Pomona

Email: crobledo1@csustan.edu        Phone: XX
Office: NHS 351

 

Emeritus and Retired Faculty

Dr. Evan M. Thompson (1965): Organic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1964, B.A. 1960, Brigham Young University

Dr. Holbart G. Hamilton Jr. (1968): Inorganic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1967, M.S. 1963, New Mexico State University; B.S. 1961, University of Texas El Paso

Dr. Alexander J. Pandell (1970): Organic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1968, Stanford University; B.S. 1964, San Francisco State University

Dr. Jimmy W. Hinkson (1970): Biochemistry; Ph.D. 1962, Indiana University; M.S. 1958, B.S. 1956, Brigham Young University

Dr. John Almy (1971): Organic Chemistry; Ph.D. 1969, University of California Los Angeles; B.S. 1964, Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Michael J. Perona (1973): Physical Chemistry; Ph.D. 1968, B.A. 1964, University of California Santa Barbara 

Dr. James E. Byrd (1974): Analytical Chemistry; Ph.D. 1971, University of Chicago; B.S. 1966, Roosevelt University

Mr. Dennis Jones (2008): Physical Science Education; M.Ed. 1972, Western Washington University; B.A. 1967, Trinity College, Chicago