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Janet F Morrison
Principal Lecturer in Chemistry
Phone: (860) 297-2216 Office Location: Clement 211
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Trinity College faculty member since 1997 View office hours for Fall 2015
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Ph.D., American Univ. (1992)
M.S., Northeastern Univ. (1985)
B.S., Hartwick College (1983)

Janet Morrison has been a member of the Chemistry Department faculty since 1997.  She has a passion for teaching, mentoring, and guiding the research of undergraduate students and watching them develop as scientists.  Her research interests lie in the areas of forensic analytical chemistry, with projects focused on the development of analytical methods for the analysis of drugs in "alternative" biological specimens, including saliva and hair.  In addition to her teaching and research, Prof. Morrison serves as a mentor to the Chicago Posse Foundation Scholars, is a member of the Trinity edX faculty governance committee, Information Technology in Education committee, and the Learning Spaces Committee.  Prior to coming to Trinity, Prof. Morrison was a research chemist and National Research Council post-doctoral research associate at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  She holds a B.S. in chemistry from Hartwick College,  an M.S. in forensic chemistry from Northeastern University, and a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from The American University.  Prof. Morrison lives in Simsbury, CT with her husband Peter, sons Matthew and Christopher, and beloved dog Ginger.