Joseph M. Smith, Ph.D., came to Cabrini in 1997 because he wanted to be a part of a unique, small Catholic college.
He began his career at the College with a desire to fuse the philosophy of Education of the Heart with the analytical practices of chemistry.
“Education of the Heart is a unique way to introduce character and value into a person using academics as the vehicle,” Smith says.
He believes an open mind in the classroom can make all the difference in the quality of the education his students receive.
His teaching philosophy is simple: “Be open to students and make a difference in their lives as well as their academic aptitude.”
Smith earned a doctoral degree in organic chemistry from the University of Washington in Seattle and a bachelor’s in chemistry from the State University of New York at Oswego.
His research and academic interests include the synthesis and study of strained molecules.
Joseph M. Smith, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Chemistry Iadarola Center, Room 308 610-902-8585 firstname.lastname@example.org