Jamey L. Anderson, Ph. D.
Jamey Anderson, originally from Denver, Colorado, was raised in Montana, Florida, and finally Dayton, Ohio, where he finished high school in 1986. In 1990, he graduated with a B.S. in chemistry from Andrews University in southwest Michigan.
Escaping the snow once and for all, he obtained a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from U.C.L.A. in 1995. His dissertation topic was on the photophysics and photochemistry of several organic molecules including functionalized fullerenes, and the plant pigment found in St. John's Wort, hypericin.
Before coming to SMC in 1998, he was an adjunct faculty member at Los Angeles, Pierce College and Rio Hondo College, as well as an instructor at CSU, Long Beach and UCLA.
At SMC, Dr. Anderson has taught introductory, general, and organic chemistry. He is the lead faculty member in the SMC Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Laboratory, located in the basement of the new science building. He regulary involves students in independent study classes using this wonderful resource.
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