Faculty

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Dr. Matt Arthur

419 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5280
marthur@ashland.edu
Matthew L. Arthur, Ph.D., is a professor of chemistry. He earned his B.S. from University of New Mexico in 1976 and Ph.D. from New Mexico State University in 1984. He teaches courses in general and inorganic chemistry and has delivered inservice programs and intensive (15-30 hours) workshops in science education for K-12 teachers. In addition, he has directed Chemistry Can Be Fun Camp, a science camp for middle-... Read More

http://personal.ashland.edu/marthur/
Dr. Robert Bergosh

422 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5871
rbergosh@ashland.edu
Dr. Robert Bergosh, associate professor of chemistry, joined Ashland University in 2005. His area of expertise is in organic chemistry. He obtained a Bachelor of Science with a double major in chemistry and biology from Kentucky Wesleyan College and a Ph.D. in organic/materials chemistry from the University of Kentucky.

http://personal.ashland.edu/rbergosh/rbergosh/Home.html
Dr. Nigel Brush

421 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5271
nbrush@ashland.edu
Dr. Nigel Brush, associate professor of geology, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2000. His areas of research include geoarchaeology, dendrochronology and millennial-scale climate change events. He is a co-director of the Ashland/Wooster/Columbus Archaeological & Geological Consortium and former curator and co-founder of the Killbuck Valley Natural History Museum. Dr. Brush has a B.S. in English Bible... Read More

Mike Clement
Laboratory Manager
405, Kettering Science Building
419.289.5279
mclement@ashland.edu
Michael Clement is the laboratory manager for the chemistry department. He has been with Ashland University since 1996. Michael has a B.S. in chemistry from Marquette University. His duties include maintenance and operation of laboratory instrumentation, maintenance of chemical inventory and preparation and set-up of laboratory experiments.

Dr. Perry Corbin

415 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5269
pcorbin@ashland.edu
Dr. Perry Corbin, associate professor of chemistry, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2001. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Kentucky Wesleyan College, a Ph.D. in chemistry with a specialization in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he carried out post-doctoral research at the University of Virginia. At Ashland University, Dr. Corbin enjoys teaching a variety of... Read More

http://personal.ashland.edu/pcorbin/
Dr. Rebecca Corbin
Chair
416 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5268
rcorbin@ashland.edu
Dr. Rebecca Corbin, associate professor of chemistry, joined Ashland University in 2001. She was named Outstanding Female Faculty Member of the Year in 2003 and received a national undergraduate teaching award from Iota Sigma Pi in 2007. She has a Bachelor of Science from Alderson-Broaddus College and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign.

Dr. Michael Hudson

423 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5270
mhudson@ashland.edu
Dr. Michael R. Hudson, associate professor of geology, began teaching at Ashland University in 1982. He has a Ph.D. from Miami University (Ohio), a Masters from Indiana University and Bachelors from St. Lawrence University (New York), all with majors in geology. He is the advisor to the Geology Club, the recipient of three Mentor Awards and director of the annual Mohican District Science Fair. He is currently active... Read More

Dr. John Meyers

120A, Jacobs Hall
419.289.4525
jmeyers2@ashland.edu
Dr. John Meyers is joining the department of chemistry, geology and physics as a visiting assistant professor.  He received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Delaware in 2008 and a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University of Kansas in 2013.  His doctoral dissertation focused on isocyanoarenes in organometallic crystal engineering and new azulene-based organometallics. Specifically,... Read More

Dr. Rodney Michael

206 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5272
rmichael@ashland.edu
Dr. Rodney Michael, associate professor of physics, has been at Ashland University since 1997. He received his Ph.D. From Ohio University in medium energy nuclear physics and his bachelor's degree in applied physics from Xavier University. He has done research in the fields of neutrino physics, nuclear and particle astrophysics and acoustics. Dr. Michael currently serves on the board of governors for the Discovery... Read More

http://personal.ashland.edu/rmichael/
Dr. Brian Mohney

417 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5962
bmohney@ashland.edu
Brian K. Mohney, associate professor of chemistry, joined the faculty in 1999. He received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Eastern Nazarene College. His current research interest is in the area of in situ measurement of phytotoxic chemicals, the diffusion of these chemicals in soil and their interactions on plant roots.

http://personal.ashland.edu/bmohney/
Trina Mohney

120B , Jacobs Hall
419.289.4526
tmohney@ashland.edu
Trina Mohney received her B.A. in biology from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA (1991). She obtained her M.Ed. with a specialization in science education from the University of Pittsburgh (1998) where she also carried out research in the department of human genetics. Professor Mohney previously performed research in the department of molecular neuro-genetics at Massachusetts General Hospital. She enjoys living... Read More

http://personal.ashland.edu/tmohney/
Dr. Nicholas Regan
Assistant Professor
120D , Jacobs Hall
419.289.4552
nregan@ashland.edu
Dr. Nick Regan, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of chemistry and joined Ashland University in 2011. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Ohio University in 2006 and a Ph.D. in pharmacy with a specialization in medicinal chemistry from the Ohio State University in 2011. Dr. Regan’s research focuses in on the synthesis and optimization of small molecule protein activators and inhibitors for the development... Read More

Brenda Rodeback
Administrative Assistant
221 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5261
brodebac@ashland.edu
Mrs. Brenda Rodeback joined Ashland University as the administrative assistant to the departments of biology/toxicology and chemistry/geology/physics in September 1999. She is currently the administrative assistant for the departments of biology/toxicology, chemistry/geology/physics and psychology. She has an associate’s degree in office administration from NCSC. Brenda lives in West Salem with her husband, Ron, and... Read More

Dr. Jeffrey Weidenhamer

420 , Kettering Science Building
419.289.5281
jweiden@ashland.edu
Jeff Weidenhamer has been a member of the chemistry faculty since 1989. He teaches General Chemistry, courses in analytical chemistry and core science courses including Science as a Cultural Force and Lead and Civilization. He previously served as core curriculum director. Weidenhamer’s research interests include the development of methods for analysis of plant root exudates in soil, and the contamination of... Read More

http://personal.ashland.edu/jweiden/