Years at Knox: 1991 to present
Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, 1989, Ohio State University.
B.A., Chemistry and English, magna cum laude, 1981, Iowa Wesleyan College.
Inorganic chemistry, synthesis and theoretical characteristics of organometallics.
Pew Teacher-Scholar Fellowship.
Pedagogy in the Teaching Lab Inspired by Mentoring Undergraduate Research: Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry at Knox College. Presented at the spring National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, 2008.
Campus & Community Involvement
Resident Faculty, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Member, American Chemical Society.
Member, Council on Undergraduate Research.
Member, Midwest Association of Chemistry Teachers at Liberal Arts Colleges.
Through his music capstone project, Nate Beck -- who has a minor in business and management -- finds that the processes of brand management and music composition have more in common than you'd probably expect.
Baby talk is serious business for senior Megan Beney, a double major in music and anthropology and sociology. Her Honors research focuses on the musical qualities of the ways that people talk to infants.
Leading up to a worldwide event -- Gun Control Theatre Action Week, May 27 through June 2 -- a play by Knox College theatre professor Neil Blackadder is selected for a new collection, "24 Gun Control Plays."