About

Education

1993-2000: Ph.D., Chemistry – Advisor:  David A. Shultz, Ph.D.
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

1992-1993: M.A., Chemistry – Advisor: W. Gary Hollis, Ph.D.
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

1988-1992: B.S., Chemistry – Advisor:  W. Gary Hollis, Ph.D.
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Professional Experience

2017-Present: Director of Planning
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

2015-2017: Director of Program Quality and Accreditation
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

2014: Director of Assessment System and Program Accreditation
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

2009-Present: Associate Professor of Chemistry
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

2001-2009: Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

1998-2001: Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Membership in Professional Organizations

American Chemical Society, 1992-1994, 1995-2015.
Phi Lambda Upsilon, National Chemistry Honor Society, 1994-Present

Honors, Awards and Fellowships

College of Science and Mathematics Distinguished Advising Award, 2011
College of Science and Mathematics Distinguished Service Award, 2010
Faculty Honoree, University Scholars, Kennesaw State University, 2004 (Nicholas M. Marshall), 2005 (Kimberly A. Kellett), 2009 (Richard Lamar Newman)
NSF Research Fellow, North Carolina State University, 1996-1997
Electronics and Materials Fellowship, GAANN, North Carolina State University, 1994-1995

Professional Service

Kennesaw State University

University:

Office of Institutional Accreditation Team Member, May 2012 – Present.
President’s Planning and Budget Advisory Committee, August 2013 – Present.
SPSU-KSU Consolidation Accreditation Team, December 2013 – Present.
SPSU-KSU Consolidation Operational Working Group 19, July 2014 – Present
SPSU-KSU Consolidation Operational Working Group 20A, February 2014 – May 2014
Campus Climate Assessment Task Force, May 2013 – December 2013.
Strategic Plan Assessment Team, January 2013 – November 2013.
Coordinator, Strategic Thinking and Planning Committee, August 2011 – August 2012.
Strategic Thinking and Planning Committee, August 2010 – August 2012.
University Handbook Project Team, May 2011 – February 2013
Faculty Senate Executive Committee, August 2008 – August 2011.
Faculty Senate Past-President, August 2010 – August 2011.
Provost Search Committee, August 2010 – March 2011.
Faculty Senate President, Chair Faculty Senate, Chair Faculty Senate Executive Committee, Chair University Council, Chair President’s Planning and Budget Advisory Committee, August 2009 – August 2010.
Faculty Senate Vice President and President-Elect, August 2008 – August 2009.
University Council, August 2008 – August 2010.
President’s Planning and Budget Advisory Committee, August 2008 – August 2010.
University Parking Committee, July 2007 – August 2008, Faculty Senate Representative.
Faculty Senate Executive Committee, August 2007 – August 2008, New at-large position created for effective communication with the Executive Committee regarding DFC/CFC Implementation and University Parking Committee.
Faculty Senate Executive Committee, August 2006 – August 2007, Faculty Senate Liaison to the Student Government Association.
Faculty Senate, August 2006 – August 2011.
University Senate / Faculty Council, January 2005 – August 2006.
University Judiciary Panel Member, Fall 2001 – Summer 2005.

College:
Created, Planned, Coordinated and Hosted College of Science and Mathematics Recruiting program, Jump Start 2002, Spring 2002.

Department or Program:

Curriculum Committee, August 2012 – May 2013.
Tenure and Promotion Committee, August 2006 – May 2008, August 2009 – May 2012.
Ad hoc Tenure and Promotion Guidelines Committee, October 2010 – May 2012.
Faculty Staff Evaluation Review Committee, August 2010 – August 2011.
Organic Chemistry Laboratory Faculty Coordinator, Summer 2002 – Present.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer Supervisor, June 2002 – June 2011.
Advising / Tutoring Center Committee, August 2008 – August 2010.
Chair, ad hoc Tenure and Promotion Guidelines Committee, Fall 2007 – Spring 2008.
Research Coordinator, January 2004 – September 2004, June 2006 – August 2007.
Chair, Faculty Search Committee, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2007-2008.

The Profession

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Experiments for Terry Say and client, Fall 2010.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Experiments for Dr. Lindsey Davis, Berry College, Summer 2010.
Reviewer and Class Test Instructor, Organic Chemistry by David R. Klein, Spring 20010.
Reviewer, Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, Fall 2007.
Assisted Dr. Gregory Rushton in writing Praxis II test items
Assisted Dr. Gregory Rushton in writing GRE test items
McGraw-Hill Education textbook ancillary reviewer, 2005.
Abstract reviewer Georgia Academy of Science, 2002

The Community

Professionally-Related Service to the Community:
St. Joseph Catholic School Science Fair Judge, Fall 2001.

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