Curtis R. Pulliam, Ph.D.
Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry
270 Gordon Science Center

(315) 792-3140
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Professor Larry Aaronson, Ph.D.

Lawrence R. Aaronson

, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Phone: (315) 792-3092
Office: 165 Gordon Science Center
Lawrence R. Aaronson's Personal Page

Dr. Aaronson carries out research in fungal cell biology. He is a recipient of both the College's Crisafulli Distinguished Teaching Award and the Clark Award for distinguished research. He holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers University in Microbiology and joined the Utica College faculty in 1987. ...More About Lawrence R. Aaronson

Daniel Barr

Daniel A. Barr

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (315) 792-3395
Office: 276 Gordon Science Center
Daniel A. Barr's Personal Page

Dr. Daniel Barr received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University in 2011 and joined the UC faculty in the fall of the same year. He teaches biochemistry, general chemistry, and introduction to organic and biochemistry. His research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of protein-DNA binding using both computer simulations and traditional experiments. ...More About Daniel A. Barr

Dr. Michelle Boucher

Michelle A. Boucher

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (315) 792-3120
Office: 268 Gordon Science Center

Dr. Michelle Boucher earned a Ph.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University and came to UC in 2005. She teaches organic chemistry and chemistry in society. Her research interests include organosilicon chemistry, specifically the modification of naturally occurring sheet silicates as reinforcement or alignment tools.

Dr. Curtis Pulliam

Curtis R. Pulliam

, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (315) 792-3140
Office: 270 Gordon Science Center

Dr. Curtis Pulliam is Chair of the Chemistry Department at Utica College. He received a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and came to UC in 1987. Dr. Pulliam's area of interest is transition metal cluster compounds. At UC he teaches general chemistry courses, inorganic chemistry, and instrumental methods. ...More About Curtis R. Pulliam

Frederick J. Tehan, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Frederick J. Tehan

, Ph.D.
Phone: (315) 223-2534
Office: 270 Gordon Hall

Dr. Frederick Tehan, visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, is returning to teaching after a successful career in the retail industry. ...More About Frederick J. Tehan

William (Bill) F. Pfeiffer, Jr.

, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

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