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Jane A. Ganske
Professor of Chemistry

Division: Natural Science Division
Office: Rockwell Academic Center (RAC) 123
Phone: (310) 506-4054
Fax: (310) 506-4785
E-mail: jane.ganske@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of California, Davis,
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Davis,
Courses:
  • General Chemistry 1 and 2 (Chem 120, 121)
  • Physical Chemistry 1 and 2 (Chem 370, 371)
  • Introduction to Physical Chemistry (Chem 380)
  • Chemistry Literature and Seminar (Chem 400)
  • Honors General Chemistry Laboratory (Chem 121H)
  • Los Angeles' Changing Environment (Nasc 202)
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Howard A. White for Teaching Excellence, 2007
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Grant in the Chemical Sciences, 2003- 2007
  • Pepperdine Voyage Grant, 2003-2005
  • Frank R. Seaver Professor, 2002-present
  • National Science Foundation Career Advancement Award, 1997-2000
Academic Interests:
  • Chemistry applied to the aging of cultural heritage items including paintings, books, and manuscripts
  • The development of new methodologies for the detection of primary and secondary pollutants in photochemical smog
  • The kinetics, mechanisms and photochemistry involved in gas/solid atmospheric reactions