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Chemistry Faculty

Generating scholarship, leadership and creative thinking.

Adelphi’s chemistry faculty have an international reputation for scholarship, as evidenced by their published research and the many awards and fellowships granted to department members. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s research, experience and contact information.


Brian Stockman
Department Chair
Science Building, Room 202
p – 516.877.4139
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Blanche T. Crawford
Administrative Assistant
Science Building, Room 201
p – 516.877.4136
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Associate Professors

David Parkin

Brian Stockman
Department Chair

Justyna Widera-Kalinowska

Melissa A. VanAlstine-Parris

Assistant Professors

Ivan D. Hyatt

James Lockhart

Daniel Silverio

Mary Ross


Samantha Kovener

Timothy Sonbuchner

Ngozi Onyia


Laboratory Staff

Wesley Miller
Laboratory Safety and Waste Management Officer and Adjunct Faculty
Eva Songcuan
Laboratory Supervisor and Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

James Adamski

Sonna Allen

Vasiliki Kanellis

Sara Kohanim

Andrew Lichtman

Brianna O’Neill

Edward R. Shenal

Lawrence Silver

Nicholas J. Sisti

Sierra Beck

Waldemar Nieweglowski

Monika Siepsiak

Professors Emeritus

Sung Moon

Joseph M. Landesberg

Stanley Windwer

Stephen Goldberg



For further information, please contact:

Department of Chemistry
Science Building Room 201
p – 516.877.4130

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