Faculty & Staff - BiCEP

The Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environment & Physics (BiCEP) faculty and staff at Suffolk University are here to serve the community as a whole—students should contact their professors and administrators to address questions and concerns.

The department office is located on the 8th floor of the Samia Academic Center. The office is open Mondays - Fridays 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Contact us at 617-573-8250.

Full-Time Faculty

Melanie Berkmen
Department Chair
Professor, Biochemistry and Chemistry

Hayley Schiebel
Director, Environmental Science and Studies
Associate Professor, Environmental Science and Studies

Edith Enyedy
Instructor, Biochemistry and Chemistry

Walter Johnson
Professor, Physics

Yan Lin
Instructor, Chemistry

Rachael Kipp
Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Accreditation
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Margaret Pavlac
Instructor, Chemistry

Polievkt Perov
Distinguished Instructor, Physics

Stevan Radojev
Senior Instructor, Physics

Prashant Sharma
Associate Professor, Physics

Kelsey Stocker
Associate Professor, Chemistry

Denyce Wicht
Professor, Chemistry

Mostapha Ziad
Associate Professor, Physics

Emeritus Professors

Oktay Demir
Associate Professor Emeritus, Physics

Frank Feldman
Professor Emeritus, Physics

William Good
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry

Doris Lewis
Professor Emerita, Chemistry

Martha Richmond
Professor Emerita, Biochemistry and Chemistry

Lisa Shatz
Professor Emerita, Physics

Part-Time Faculty

Part-time faculty may be reached at the main department phone number, 617-573-8250. They may also be reached via the departmental fax number, 617-573-8668.

The part-time faculty office is located in the Samia Academic Center, Rm. 621.

Lori Anne Bunnell-Purdy
Senior Lecturer & Program Director, Forensic Science
BS, Suffolk University

Lori Mitchener
Lecturer, Environmental Science and Studies
PhD, University of Maine
MS, University of Georgia
BS, Syracuse University 

Lydia Silva
Lecturer, Environmental Science and Studies
MEd, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Greg Sonek
Senior Lecturer, Environmental Science and Studies
PhD, MS, Cornell University
MBA, Boston University
BS, Polytechnic Institute of New York;

Department Staff

Courtney Carrabino
Administrative Coordinator
Office: Samia Academic Center, 8th Floor

Tram Lai
Laboratory Manager
Samia Academic Center, Rm. 830