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Trish Ferrett

Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry

Education & Professional History

Grinnell College, BA; University of California (Berkeley), PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher, Atomic & Molecular Physics, NIST, 1987-1988

Swarthmore College, Visiting Asst. Prof. of Chemistry, 1988-1989

American University, Visiting Asst. Prof. of Chemistry, 1989-1990

Founding Director in 2004, Carleton Interdisciplinary Science & Math Initiative (CISMI), now Carleton Integrated Math & Science

Director, Carleton’s 5th and 6th grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2004-2009

At Carleton since 1990.

Highlights & Recent Activity

ACM Seminars in Advanced Interdisciplinary Learning (SAIL) – developed large team projects for two courses in environmental studies

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.  Carnegie Scholar 2004-2005. Visiting Scholar 2008.

American Physical Society (APS)

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Project Kaleidoscope, Faculty 21, Class of 1994

Current Courses

  • Fall 2022
    CHEM 301: Chemical Kinetics Laboratory
  • Winter 2023
    CHEM 302: Quantum Spectroscopy Laboratory
    CHEM 344: Quantum Chemistry
    CHEM 400: Integrative Exercise
  • Spring 2023
    CHEM 400: Integrative Exercise
  • Fall 2023
    CHEM 343: Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Winter 2024
    CHEM 302: Quantum Spectroscopy Laboratory
  • Spring 2024
    ENTS 288: Abrupt Climate Change
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Curriculum Vitae