Kimberly Grant, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Office Building: Henderson Hall
Floor: 2nd Floor
Room: 216
Phone: 973-290-4088



  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Wesleyan University
  • B.S., Chemistry, Saint Joseph College
  • B.S., Mathematics, Saint Joseph College



  • "Microwave Determination of the Quadrupole Coupling and Spin-Rotation Constants of NF3", K.J. Grant, W. Chen, M.R. Munrow, and S.E. Novick, J. Molecular Spectroscopy, 179, 219-222 (1996)
  • "The Structure of the Cs Conformer of Di-Propyl Ether", K.J. Grant, A.R. Hight, S.E.Novick, M.A. Al-Laham, J.M. LoBue, and R.K. Bohn, J. Phys. Chem., 97, 6979 - 82  (1993)
  • "The Torsional-Rotational Spectrum and Structure of the Formaldehyde Dimer", F.J. Lovas, R.D. Suenram, L.H. Coudert, T.A. Blake, K.J. Grant, S.E. Novick, J. Chem. Phys., 92, 891 - 8 (1990)


Recent Presentations:

  • "The Primary Literature as a Review Tool for Senior Comprehensive Exams," Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, NY (Oct. 2006)
  • "Collaborative Laboratory Report Writing", Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Princeton, NJ (June 2003)
  • "The Applied Science Major: An Interdisciplinary Program Spanning the Campus", 16th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,MI (August 2000)
  • "Proven Strategies for Teaching Chemistry to the Non-Science Major", Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Madison, NJ (May 1999)


Recent Student Research Papers Presented:

  • "Making Science Education Appealing For Upper Elementary Education Students", Brianna Cubby, College of Saint Elizabeth Honors Program Senior Research Presentations, April 21, 2007.           
  • "Processing Techniques of Salmon and its Effects on Omega-Three Fatty Acids and Mercury Concentration", Michelle Battista, 58th annual research conference of the Student Affiliate Chapters of the American Chemical Society, April 28, 2006, Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of The American Chemical Society, June 4, 2006
  • "Ab initio Geometries of a Variety of Ethers", Michelle Luc, Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, May 17, 1999


Courses Taught:

  • Science and Society
  • Chemistry and the Environment
  • Women and Science: History, Health and Hope
  • Bioethics
  • Introduction to Chemistry
  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  • Fundamental Principles of Chemistry I
  • Theory of Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry II: Quantum Mechanics
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Physical Chemistry Laboratory