Department of Chemistry

Faculty

Lance Shipman-Young
Dr. Lance Shipman Young
Associate Professor and Chair
Merrill Hall Room 104
(470) 639-0308 
Email: lance.young@morehouse.edu

Educational Background: B.S. Chemistry, Morehouse College; Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Areas of Expertise: Structural Biology, Protein X-Ray Crystallography, Protein Chemistry, Biochemistry
   
Wallace Derricotte, Ph.D. (headshot) 
Dr. Wallace Derricotte
Assistant Professor
Merrill Hall Room 343
(470) 639-0394
Email: wallace.derricotte@morehouse.edu
Website: derricotteresearchgroup.com

Educational Background: B.S. Chemistry, Morehouse College; Ph.D. Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Emory University
Areas of Expertise: Theoretical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry
   

Brian Lawrence 

Dr. Brian Lawrence
Associate Professor
Merrill Hall Room 342
(470) 639-0700 
Email: brian.lawrence@morehouse.edu
Website: lawrenceresearchlab.weebly.com/

Educational Background: B.S. Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley; A.M., Ph.D. Chemistry, Harvard University
Areas of Expertise: Synthetic Organic Chemistry (Natural Products Synthesis & Reaction Method Development), Catalysis, Applied Computational Chemistry
   
Juana Mendenhall
Dr. Juana Mendenhall 
Walter E. Massey Professor of Physical Sciences and Associate Professor
Merrill Hall Room 218
(470) 639-0469 
Email: juana.mendenhall@morehouse.edu

Educational Background:  B.S. Chemistry, North Carolina A&T State University; Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry, Clark Atlanta University
Areas of Expertise: Polymer Chemistry, Biomaterials, Nanotechnology, Tissue Engineering, Energy Harvesting
   
Muhsinah Morris, Ph.D. (headshot) 
Dr. Muhsinah Morris
Assistant Professor
Merrill Hall Room 103
(470) 639-0443
Email: muhsinah.morris@morehouse.edu

Educational Background:  B.S. Chemistry, Clark Atlanta University; M.S., Ph.D., Chemistry, Emory University
Areas of Expertise: Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Education