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Dr. Chris McGowan, Ph.D.

Chairperson University Sustainability Committee; Professor Chemistry/Dean College of Science, Technology & Agriculture
(573) 651-2163
Office: Polytechnic 301A  102

Dr. Chris McGowan is the dean of Southeast's College of Science, Technology and Agriculture and a professor in the Department of Chemistry.

Dr. McGowan earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, in 1973. He received a master's of science degree in 1976 and a doctorate in 1979, both in analytical chemistry, from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Prior to his career at Southeast, Dr. McGowan was a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at Tennessee Technological University from 1978-1997. He also served as chairman of the department from 1992-1997.

Dr. McGowan began his tenure as Dean at Southeast in 1997.

Dr. McGowan regularly teaches two courses:

  • UI 100 - The Manhattan Project' First Year Seminar
  • CH186 General Chemistry II


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