Physical Chemistry -

Brian Moores teaches physical chemistry lecture and the advanced chemistry laboratory course sequence in the chemistry department, and the second half of the introductory environmental studies course sequence in the environmental studies program at Randolph-Macon. He is the administrator of the major in environmental studies, and also chairs the faculty development committee. He is developing an undergraduate research program in the analytical chemistry of environmental pollutants.

A native of Portland, Maine, Brian received his B. S. degree in chemistry from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, in 1963 and his M. S. in 1965 and Ph. D. in 1968 in physical chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He then spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow working in magnetic resonance spectroscopy at the University of California at Riverside. He occupied teaching positions at the University of Hartford, the George Washington University, and Oglethorpe University before coming to Randolph-Macon in 1980.

Married to the former Constance Harrell, a teacher at Henry Clay Elementary School in Ashland, Virginia, the Moores have two stepdaughters, Shannon and Wendi Brian's hobbies include gourmet cooking, hiking, choral and solo singing, and birding. He is a member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Ashland.

Brian has an excellent site at Randolph-Macon College, which may be viewed HERE where we borrowed this biography.

Brian W Moores

Department of Chemistry
Randolph-Macon College
P. O. Box 5005
304 Caroline Street
Ashland, VA 23005-5505



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