Dr. Kevin W. Glaeske (1995)
Professor of Chemistry


  • B.S., Chemistry, Classical Literature, Beloit College
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Utah

Courses Taught:

  • CHE 101 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • CHE 161 General Chemistry I
  • CHE 221 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHE 222 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHE 228 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHE 420 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • CHE 428 Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory

Research Interests:

  • My research centers upon the use of copper and rhodium carbenes in the development of new methods of synthesizing amino acid derivatives.

Professional Affiliations/Memberships:

  • American Chemical Society
  • Midwest Area Chemistry Teachers at Liberal Arts Colleges (MACLAC)
  • Chemist's Circle

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Department Chair of Physical Sciences
  • College Bowl Advisor
  • Faculty Athletic Representative

Personal Interests/Hobbies:

  • Mountain Biking
  • Ballroom Dancing
  • Collecting First Editions of Books
  • High Explosives
  • Terpenes