Office of the Dean of Faculty

Katie Purvis-Roberts, Interim Dean of Facutly

Katie Purvis-Roberts
Interim Dean of Faculty & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of Chemistry & Environmental Science
Scott Hall 115
kathleen_purvis@pitzer.edu
909.621.8218

Katie Purvis-Roberts is a Professor of Chemistry & Environmental Science at Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges in Claremont, CA where she has taught for the past 14 years. Her research focuses on characterizing the water soluble component of Secondary Organic Aerosol formation from alkyl amines and alcohol amine precursors. Her research is supported by the National Science Foundation. Last year she was awarded a prestigious Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. She has supervised over 45 undergraduate students in her air pollution research lab. She is the co-author of two environmental chemistry textbooks, Chemistry in Context for non-majors and Chemistry of the Environment for majors. She is also on the Executive Board of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences. Katie received a B.A. in chemistry from Westmont College, a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Princeton University and performed postdoctoral research at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Shannan Boss
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty
shannan_boss@pitzer.edu
909.621.8217

Katrina Sitar
Director of Faculty Services
katrina_sitar@pitzer.edu
909.621.8278

Rachel Durkin
Financial and Technical Support Coordinator
rachel_durkin@pitzer.edu
909.607.3450

Jennifer Markovski
Administrative Assistant/Faculty Assistant
dofcore@pitzer.edu
909.621.8218

Karina Rodriguez
Administrative Assistant/Faculty Assistant
dofcore@pitzer.edu
909.621.8218