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

Rachael Kipp
Associate Professor & Department Chair

Melanie Berkmen
Associate Professor  

Edith Enyedy

Yan Lin

Margaret Pavlac

Kelsey Stocker
Assistant Professor

Denyce Wicht
Associate 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

Harry Hongning Fu
PhD, Boston University
MS, Shandong University
BS, Sichuan University

Alexis Manolakis
MS, Boston University
BS, Suffolk University

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

Jennifer Sheehan
MS, Boston University
BS, Suffolk University 

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

Department Staff

Tram Lai
Laboratory Manager
Samia Academic Center, Rm. 830

Administrative Services Team

The administrative services team supports the following departments:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Physics

Melissa Muchmore
Administrative Services Manager
Office: Samia Academic Center, 6th Floor

Ollie Brocard
Administrative Coordinator
Office: Samia Academic Center, 7th Floor

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

Anita Cheung
Administrative Coordinator
Office: Samia Academic Center, 5th Floor