Carroll College, Helena Montana


Dr. Dan Gretch

Dr. GretchAssociate Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 406-447-4463

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.S. College of Great Falls

Areas of Interest: Biochemistry; Prion diseases

Courses taught: Biochemistry, Biochemistry II, Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry, Cell Biology

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Dr. David Hitt

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 406-447-4323

Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
B.S. North Carolina State University

Areas of Interest: Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry 

Courses taught: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

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Dr. Caroline Pharr

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 406-447-4311

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A. Carroll College

Areas of Interest: Organic Chemistry, Chemical Education

Courses Taught: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Advanced Organic Chemistry

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Dr. John Rowley

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 406-447-4467


Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University: Baltimore, Maryland
B.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks: Fairbanks, Alaska
A.S. Flathead Valley Community College: Kalispell, Montana

Areas of Interest: Physical Chemistry, Photoelectrolysis, Electron Transfer, Renewable Energy

Courses Taught: Physical Chemistry, General Chemistry, Essentials of Chemistry, Integrated Lab

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Dr. Kyle Strode

Dr. Kyle StrodeAssociate Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 406-447-5564

Ph.D. Montana State University,
B.A. Manchester College

Areas of Interest: Analytical Chemistry

Courses Taught: General Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis

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Dr. Colin Thomas

Associate Professor of ChemistryDr.  Colin Thomas & Chair of the Department
Phone: 406-447-4320

Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. University of California, Davis
Areas of Interest:  Inorganic, Organometallic, and Green chemistry
Courses Taught: General Chemistry, Instrumental Methods, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, and Essentials of Chemistry

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