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About Daron E Janzen

Daron Janzen is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He received his Ph.D. in the area of Inorganic chemistry. He routinely teaches General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry laboratory courses, and Advanced Inorganic Chemistry. Professor Janzen’s research foci include coordination chemistry and organometallic chemistry, X-ray crystallography, green chemistry, materials chemistry, and laboratory curriculum development. All of his scholarship involves collaborative undergraduate research, with students at St. Kate’s as well as numerous faculty and students from other Primarily Undergraduate Institutions. Professor Janzen strongly believes his scholarship informs and enhances his teaching. He also recognizes that students engage with their learning in a profound way when they are involved in high-quality publishable peer-reviewed research projects

Positions

Present Department Chair/Associate Professor, St. Catherine University
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2015 Visiting Professor, University of Otago
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Honors and Awards

  • Endowed Chair in the Sciences. (2012-2015)

Education

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2004 PhD, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ‐ Department of Chemistry
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1996 BS. Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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Contact Information

dejanzen@stkate.edu


Published Journal Articles (30)