Department of Chemistry

West Chester University

Chemistry Information
Office: 119 Schmucker
Science Center South
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone (610) 436-2631
Fax (610) 436-2890
Email: Department Chair

Faculty & Staff

Melissa Cichowicz (Department Chair)
Associate Professor
B.S., St. Joseph's College
Ph.D., University of Maryland
(610) 436-2774 Lab: 738-0401
Office: SS-119A



John Townsend (Assistant Department Chair)
B.A., University of Delaware
M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University
(610) 436-1063
Office: SS-225



Mahrukh Azam
Associate Professor
B.S., Punjab University, Pakistan
Ph.D., Seton Hall University, NJ
(610) 436-2982 Lab: 738-0399
Office: SS-325



Roger Barth
Associate Professor
B.A., LaSalle College
M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
(610) 436-3210 Lab: 738-0388
Office: SS-219



David Dehm
Assistant Professor
B.A., State University of New York, Oswego
Ph.D., University of Cincinati
(610) 436-2778
Office: SS-223


Blaise F. Frost
Associate Professor
B.A., Yankton College
M.S., Ph.D., University of South Dakota
(610) 436-2780 Lab: 738-0398
Office: SS-331



Felix Goodson
A.B., Princeton University
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
(610) 436-2307 Lab: 738-0395
Office: SS-337



Jingqiu Hu
Assistant Professor
B.S./M.S. Nanjing University
Ph.D. Boston University
Office SS-323



Monica Joshi
Assistant Professor
B.S., St. Francis Degree College, Hyderabad, India
M.S., Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
Ph.D., Florida International University
(610) 436-2880
Office: SS-333

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Kurt W. Kolasinski
B.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Stanford University
(610) 436-2968 Lab: 736-0386
Office: SS-221

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Michael J. Moran
B.S., St. Joseph's College
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
(610) 436-2975 Lab: 738-0392
Office: SS-223


Constantinos Pistos

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

M.Sc., Ph.D. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

(610) 436-2269

Office: SS-231



James Pruitt
Assistant Professor

Office: SS-329



Joel M. Ressner
Associate Professor
B.S., Lehigh University
M.Sc., University of Sussex
Ph.D., Lehigh University
(610) 436-2225 Lab: 738-0400
Office: SS-327



Mark Shuman
Assistant Professor
B.A., Georgetown University
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
(610) 436-2675
Office: SS-223



Tim Starn
B.S., Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University
(610) 436-2684 Lab: 738-0396
Office: SS-335

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Carolyn Flechsig
Laboratory Coordinator
(610) 436-2708
Office: Room SS-105



Elaine Carulli
Department Secretary
(610) 436-2631
Office: SS-119



George Zittle
Administrative Assistant
(610) 436-2274
Office: Room SS-119