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Marion Martin

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Marion Martin
Assistant Teaching Professor
Assistant IDepartment Head
DEI Committee Chair



  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (2009), Caltech, Pasadena, CA
  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (2007), Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • M.S. in Chemistry (2001), Furman University, Greenville, SC
  • B.S. in Chemistry (2000), Furman University, Greenville, SC

Area of Research / Academic Advising

  • Physical Chemistry

Questions & Answers

Why did you choose Chemistry as a field of study?

Growing up I enjoyed math and sciences classes. When I was about 5 or 6, my older brother got a chemistry set, which I thought was so cool. I got a chance to do a chemistry research project as a senior in high school and undergraduate research which really furthered my interest in the science.

What interests do you have outside of chemistry?

I grew up playing sports and still try to stay active. I also consume copious amounts of college football every Fall. I’m also interested in addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in STEM.