Dr. Kensha Marie Clark
Dr. Clark received her Ph.D. in 2010 under the direction of Prof. Alan Heyduk at the University of California Irvine, which was followed by an NIH Post-doctoral Fellowship under the mentorship of Prof. Amir H. Hoveyda at Boston College (2010-2011). After completing her postdoctoral studies, she began work as a Research Chemist in the Polyolefins Catalyst and Product Development Group at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP (2011-2017). In 2017, Dr. Clark joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Memphis as tenure-track faculty. Her research interests include ligand design, development of transition metal-based electronic materials, synthetic organometallic chemistry, and catalysis.