Faculty & Staff - Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Chemistry & Biochemistry 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 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 the following number: 617-573-8250.

Full-Time Faculty

Lauren Nolfo-Clements
Professor & Interim Department Chair

Melanie Berkmen
Professor, Director of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Edith Enyedy
Instructor

Patricia Hogan
Associate Professor

Yan Lin
Instructor

Scott Lussier
Practitioner in Residence

Rachael Kipp
Assistant Provost for Academic Planning and Accreditation, Associate Professor

Margaret Pavlac
Instructor

Hayley Schiebel
Assistant Professor, Director of CUES

Kelsey Stocker
Assistant Professor

Denyce Wicht
Professor 

Emeritus Professors

William Good
Professor Emeritus

Doris Lewis
Professor Emerita

Martha Richmond
Professor Emerita

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

Meaghan Fallano
Lab Lecturer
PhD, Northeastern University
BS, Suffolk University 

Alexis Manolakis
Lecturer
MS, Boston University
BS, Suffolk University

Lori Mitchener
Lecturer
PhD, University of Maine
MS, University of Georgia
BS, Syracuse University

Karla Schallies
Lab Lecturer
PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
BS, Suffolk University

Jennifer Sheehan
Lecturer
MS, Boston University
BS, Suffolk University 

Lydia Silva
Lecturer
MEd, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Greg Sonek
Senior Lecturer
PhD, MS, Cornell University
MBA, Boston University
BS, Polytechnic Institute of New York

Hotze Wijnja
Senior Lab Lecturer
PhD, University of Connecticut
MS, Wageningen Agricultural University
BS, State Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Department Staff

Tram Lai
Laboratory Manager
617-305-1748
Samia Academic Center, Rm. 830

Administrative Services Team

The administrative services team supports the following departments:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Physics

Melissa Muchmore
Administrative Services Manager
617-573-8663
Office: Samia Academic Center, 6th Floor

Ollie Brocard
Administrative Coordinator
617-573-8246
Office: Samia Academic Center, 7th Floor

Courtney Carrabino
Administrative Coordinator
617-573-8250
Office: Samia Academic Center, 8th Floor

Anita Cheung
Administrative Coordinator
617-223-4432
Office: Samia Academic Center, 5th Floor