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Richard Petersen

Associate Professor

Phone
901.678.4416
Email
rlpetrsn@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.3447
Office
3744 Walker Ave., 221 Smith Chemistry, Memphis, TN 38152
Office Hours

About Dr. Richard Petersen

Education

BS University of Wisconsin-Madison

PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

Professional Experience

Professor - University of Memphis    1980-present

Professor - Illinois State University    1978-1980

Postdoctoral - Leicester University, England

Postdoctoral - Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia

 

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award  1997 Honors Program the Univ. of Memphis
  • SPUR  University Research Award  1995  The University of Memphis
  • Distinguished Teacher Award  1992  Memphis State University
  • Visiting distinguished scientist 1988  Leicester University

Research Interests

Chemical Education

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

 

Service & Campus Organizations

American Chemical Society  Past Chair (2005) Joint Regional Meeting of Southeast and Southwest ACS

Student Member – American Chemical Society,   co-advisor