Stephen K. O'Shea

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Stephen K. O'Shea, Ph.D.Professor of Chemistry

Contact Information

x3117soshea@rwu.eduMNS 238

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology


B.S. Queen Mary's and Westfield College
Ph.D. The National University of Ireland

Courses Taught:
CHEM 191 - Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 192 - Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM 201/201L - Environmental Chemistry I & Lab
CHEM 202/202L - Environmental Chemistry II & Lab
CHEM 430 - Topics in Chemistry (Bioinorganic)
CHEM 434 - Advanced Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 421 - Advanced Environmental Chemistry Lab
CHEM 450 - Research in the Chemical Sciences
CORE 101 - Science, Technology and Society

Research Interests:
Biomarker studies with Mercenaria mercenaria to differentiate between organic and heavy metal pollution. Isolation and identification of active natural products.