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             B.S. in Chemistry, 1971

             Texas Lutheran College


             The University of Texas at Austin

              Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, December, 1976


                 Duke University, 1976 - 1978

                 University of Texas at Arlington, 1978




      Professor (1996 - present), Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

      Associate Professor (1990 - 1996), Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

      Assistant Professor (1984 - 1990), Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

      NSF Visiting Assistant Professor (1984 - 1985), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

      Research Scientist (1979 - 1984) and Instructor (1981 - 1983), Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas




Perrine Prize (Phi Beta Kappa), SMU 2013

President's Associates Outstanding Faculty Award, SMU 2013

W. T. Doherty Award of the American Chemical Society, Dallas-Fort Worth Section, 2006

Academy of Distinguished Teachers, 2005-2007, SMU

Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2005, SMU

Distinguished HOPE Professor, 2005, SMU

Alpha Lambda Delta First Year Honor Society, Faculty Student Choice Award, 2002, SMU

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Scholar/Fellow Program for Undergraduate Institutions, 1999 2001

Margareta Deschner Teaching Award, SMU, April, 1995