Natural Science Advisory Council
Christopher L. Cahill

Fredonia Science Center
221 Science Center
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: 716-673-3285

Dr. Holly Lawson
Project Shepherd

Markus Kessler
Director of Facilities Planning

John Kijinski
Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Betty Gossett
Associate Vice President for University Development

David Tiffany
Vice President for University Advancement & Executive Director of the Fredonia College Foundation
Christopher Cahill
Christopher Cahill


Graduation date from Fredonia: 1993
Major(s) while at Fredonia: Chemistry and Geochemistry
Other Education Ph.D. Chemistry, May 1999 State University of New York at Stony Brook
Present professional positions
Associate Professor of Chemistry:

The George Washington University
Washington, DC 20052


Cahill Web Site

Professional affiliation(s), e.g. Boards, National Committees, etc.

Member- American Chemical Society
Mineralogical Society of America

Geological Society of Washington

American Crystallographic Association (Continuing Education Committee)

US National Committee on Crystallography

Sigma Xi (President, GW Chapter)

Cosmos Club
Brief bio

After earning his BS at Fredonia  in 1993, Chris earned a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from SUNY-Stony Brook in 1999. He then spent one year as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Notre Dame in studying uranium mineralogy. From there he moved to GW in 2000 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate (with tenure) in 2006. His research interests include small molecule crystallography, solid state and materials chemistry, geochemistry, the f-elements and the nuclear fuel cycle.

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