Associate Professor of Chemistrydouglas.firstname.lastname@example.org Address:
West Liberty University
208 University Drive, College Union Box 160
West Liberty, WV 26074
Dr. Swartz was born, raised, and educated in the great state of Michigan. He holds a B.S. in chemistry from Madonna University
and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. As an undergraduate, he worked on summer research projects under the direction of Aaron Odom, Michigan State University, and John T. Groves, Princeton University. Dr. Swartz returned to Michigan State University upon receiving his bachelor’s degree and continued to worked under the guidance of Aaron Odom working on titanium catalyzed hydroamination catalyst design and development using pyrrolyl based ligands.
During graduate school, Dr. Swartz took a leave of absence to work at Los Alamos National Laboratory with James Boncella to investigate the synthesis and reactivity of uranium complexes ligated with pyrrolyl based
ancillaries. Dr. Swartz completed his Ph.D. in 2009 and accepted an assistant professorship at Kutztown University that same year. Dr. Swartz joined the West Liberty University faculty in 2012.
Currently, Dr. Swartz is an Associate Professor of Chemistry. Dr. Swartz resides near West Liberty, WV with his wife and three children.