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Mary K. Boyd
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Mary K. Boyd, PhD, was appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 2008. Prior to her appointmant she was professor and chair of Chemistry at Georgia Southern University from 2005-2008 and a faculty member in the department of Chemistry at Loyola University Chicago from 1990-2005. Boyd was a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Ethics and Social Justice at Loyola in 2004. She received the Sujack Award for Teaching Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola.
Boyd is a chemistry councilor for the Council of Undergraduate Research, and serves on the American Chemical Society Committee on Minority Affairs and the Executive Committee of the Division of Organic Chemistry. She has served as secretary and advisory board member of the Inter-American Photochemical Society.
Ph.D., University of Toronto
B.Sc., University of Toronto
NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council) Postdoctoral Fellow, State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook
Scholarly and Creative Work
Boyd’s research focuses on mechanistic organic photochemistry and its applications to synthetic methodology. She is also a strong advocate for undergraduate research, and is co-editor of the new book Broadening Participation in Undergraduate Research: Fostering Excellence and Enhancing the Impact. Boyd has served as principal investigator for several National Science Foundation grants. She has directed several doctoral dissertations and mentored numerous undergraduate research students.