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

Melanie Berkmen
Associate Professor & Interim Chair 

Celeste Peterson
Associate Professor & Interim Chair

Edith Enyedy
Instructor

Rachael Kipp
Associate Professor

Yan Lin
Instructor

Margaret Pavlac
Instructor

Kelsey Stocker
Assistant Professor

Denyce Wicht
Associate Professor

Xiaqing Xu
Instructor

Emeritus Professors

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.

James Araujo
Senior Lab Lecturer

Lori Anne Bunnell-Purdy
Senior Lecturer & Program Director
Forensic Science

Todd Callaghan
Senior Lecturer

Meaghan Fallano
Lab Lecturer

Alexis Manolakis
Lecturer

Mekhala Pati
Lab Lecturer

Karla Schallies
Lab  Lecturer

Jennifer Sheehan
Lecturer

Maria Velasquez
Lab Lecturer

Hotze Wijnja
Senior Lab Lecturer

Department Staff

Tram Lai
Laboratory Manager
617-305-1748
Somerset Building, Rm. 83

Administrative Services Team

The administrative services team supports the following departments:

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

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

Esther Anastasia
Administrative Coordinator
617-573-8230
Office: Samia Academic Center, 5th 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