The Chemistry Department is comprised of Ph.D.-level faculty with backgrounds in analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, and physical chemistry.
They have research experience in areas such as the physicochemical properties of atmospheric aerosols, protein purification and characterization, enzymology, nitrogen cycling and source identification, synthesis and characterization of water-soluble chelated ruthenium complexes, multi-nuclear NMR, and electron transfer kinetics in metalloproteins.
Dr. Axup's professional interests include inorganic, spectroscopy, and chemical education.
Teaches biochemistry and general chemistry courses.
He teaches chemistry and biology lab safety and is the SAU Chemical Safety Officer.
Chemistry professor teaching general chemistry and physical chemistry.
Professor and department chair teaching various chemistry courses including organic chemistry, principles of chemistry, and chemistry education.
Teaching environmental chemistry. Previously, Stratton's work focused on new measurement techniques in environmentally challenging matrices and attempts to track pollutants away from sources.