Professor of Chemistry
Credentials: B.S. Bradley University Peoria, IL, Ph.D. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Drew Murphy (he/him) graduated with honors from Bradley University in Peoria, IL with a BS degree, double majoring in chemistry and biochemistry. He then attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, earning a PhD in chemistry with an emphasis on organometallic materials chemistry. Additionally, Dr. Murphy has worked as a postdoctoral researcher both at the University of California San Diego studying inorganic materials chemistry and at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, working in biochemistry and cancer biology. Dr. Murphy approaches his chemistry courses with an active learning style. Students work in groups in class solving problems, and they get hands-on chemistry experience in the laboratory under his supervision.
In his spare time, he enjoys watching sci-fi/fantasy television shows, collecting and building Lego models, playing the clarinet, and writing fiction.