The Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty are experienced teachers and research scientists. Each faculty member maintains an active research program and encourages students to work beside them at the bench on contemporary and original research projects.


Tony Barbosa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: Henkels Academic Bldg. 3050
Office Phone: (239) 280-1584

James A. Peliska, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
James A. Peliska, Ph.D.
Education: B.S. (Chemistry and Biology) Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin; Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry) University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.
Office: Henkels Academic Bldg. 3052
Office Phone: (239) 280-1605
Fax: (239) 280-1637