Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Andrew Jorgensen, Ph. D
Associate Professor
Director of General Chemistry

Office: BO 2086F
Phone: (419) 530-4579
Fax: (419) 530-4033

Professional Background:
B.S. 1970, Quincy College
Ph.D. 1976, University of Illinois at Chicago
Visiting Assistant Professor 1976-77, University of
Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Assistant Professor, 1977-81, Associate Professor   
1981-85, University of Southern Indiana
Visiting Researcher, 1983-84, Ecole Polytechnique, France
Assistant Professor, 1985-88, Allegheny College
Washington Fellow, Council of Scientific Society Presidents, 1994-95
Councilor for Toledo Section, American Chemical Society, 2001-present
Senior Fellow, National Council for Science and the Environment, 2008-Present
Editorial Board Member, Encyclopedia of Earth, 2008-present
American Chemical Society Fellow, 2012-present
Visiting Professor, Leuphana University, Lueneburg Germany, 2014

Research Interests:
Chemical Education
Climate Change Education

“Sustainability, Not Just Another Addition To Our Syllabus” Andy Jorgensen. Chapter in Sustainability in the Chemistry Curriculum, Middlecamp and Jorgensen, Co-Editors.  American Chemical Society Symposium Series, December, 2011, p.71-80.

American Chemical Society
National Council for Science and the Environment
Encyclopedia of Earth
Climate Change Education Project

Global Climate Change Presentation, September 16, 2013
Interview on WGTE’s Deadline NOW, 2/11/11
Interview on the WGTE Plugged In Broadcast, 2009
Background Interview on Climate Change Basics, 2009
NSF Videos on Climate Change

Resources on Climate Change
Resources on Climate Change for Pre-College Education
Questions and Answers on Climate Change

Last Updated: 6/26/15