Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Chemistry
David Kammler was a visiting assistant/assistant professor of chemistry at Antioch College from 2002–2008. When the College closed, he accepted a professorship at Wilberforce University, where he taught chemistry and biochemistry. His recent publications include an article in the Journal of Chemical Education about a service-learning project in chemistry. He has received several teaching awards, including the Award for Faculty Excellence in Teaching from the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE). Kammler also consults regularly for private individuals and firms in the medical and biotechnology fields.
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington
A.B., Chemistry, Harvard University
“A Service-Learning Project in Chemistry: Environmental Monitoring of a Nature Preserve”, Kammler, D.; Truong, T.; VanNess, G.; McGowin, A. J. Chem. Educ. 2012, 89, 1384-1389.
“Interdisciplinary Chemistry in a Learning Community: Art, Business, and Chemistry”, at the 20th annual Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bloomington, IN, July 2008.
AREAS OF INTEREST
Organic and Biological Chemistry
Chemistry of Art
Science of Cooking
RECOMMENDED LIGHT READING
The Mars Trilogy (Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars) by Kim Stanley Robinson
Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox (Bridge of Birds: A Novel of an Ancient China that Never Was, The Story of the Stone, Eight Skilled Gentlemen) by Barry Hughart
GS 110 Global Seminar: Water
CHEM 105 General Chemistry I
CHEM 105L General Chemistry I
CHEM 160 General Chemistry II
CHEM 160L General Chemistry II Lab