Birthdate: September 5, 1956                                            Citizenship: U.S.A.
Birthplace: Cincinnati,OH                                                 Family Status: Married, 2 children
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Chicago, 1983
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, 1978
Research Experience
1997-present                 Professor in Chemistry; University of Pittsburgh
1991-1997                    Associate Professor in Chemistry; University of Pittsburgh
1985-1997                    Assistant Professor in Chemistry; University of Pittsburgh
1983-1985                    Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry; University of California, Berkeley
1978-1983                    Research Assistant in Chemistry; University of Chicago
Administrative Experience

2015-present                 Academic Director, Petersen Institute of Nanoscience and Engineering
2005-2014                    Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests
Condensed phase dynamics; unimolecular reactions, electron transfer (heterogeneous and homogeneous); nanotechnology; electron tunneling; chiral induced spin selectivity; binding and cooperativity; molecular information transfer, luminescent sensors
Awards and Honors
Pittsburgh ACS-WCC Award for Encouraging Women in Chemistry, 2015
ACS Pittsburgh Award, 2014
Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2005
Belkin Visiting Professor, Weizmann Institute, 1998
Chancellors Distinguished Research Award, 1994
IBM Postdoctoral Fellowship 1983 - 1985
American Chemical Society, Physical Chemistry Division
American Physical Society
International Society of Electrochemistry
Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh