Michael S. Leonard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair of Chemistry
724-503-1001 ext:6131
Michael S. Leonard, Ph.D.

Office: SWA 300A

Degrees: Ph.D. Chemistry (Organic/Bioorganic Chemistry), University of Pennsylvania; B.A. Chemistry with ACS Certification, Goucher College

Areas of Study


Biological Physics



Michael Leonard is an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry. He teaches introductory, intermediate and advanced organic chemistry, as well as biochemistry. Dr. Leonard also teaches courses for non-science majors, including "Science & Art" and "Molecules That Changed The World." Dr. Leonard's research is focused on the preparation of bioactive molecules through novel synthetic methodology. Several students conduct research in Dr. Leonard's laboratory throughout the academic year and the summer. These students have presented their results at regional and national meetings. Personal Site: http://wiki.washjeff.edu/display/MSL/Home