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About Paul Fischer

Paul J. Fischer is an inorganic chemist who arrived at Macalester College in 2001. He teaches general chemistry and advanced inorganic chemistry.
His current research, funded by grants from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund and Research corporation, encompasses the area of organometallic synthetic chemistry.
Fischer is widely published in top journals such as Organometallics.
His professional goal is to establish a vigorous synthetic inorganic and organometallic research program at Macalester. Fischer teaches courses in General Chemistry, Accelerated General Chemistry and Advanced Inorganic Chemistry.
EDUCATION: B.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Fischer has been teaching at Macalester since 2001.


Present Professor, Chemistry, Macalester College



  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

Contact Information

Macalester College
Carnegie 207C
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Journal Articles (10)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (2)

Presentations (5)