Bard Faculty

Emily McLaughlin

Associate Dean of the College and Associate Professor of Chemistry

Primary Academic Program: Chemistry

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Gender and Sexuality Studies

Academic Expertise: Chemistry

Area of Specialization: Organic chemistry


B.S., Ohio Northern University; Ph.D., University of Pennyslvania. Research associate and lecturer at University of Maryland. Recipient, Achievement Award for Distinguished Service to the University of Pennyslvania Chemistry Department (2005); Department of Education GAANN Fellowship (2002–04). Contributor to Organic Letters, Journal of Organic Chemistry, and other scholarly journals. At Bard since 2008.


  • Research Interests: Synthesis of complex molecules; development of new synthetic methods
  • Teaching Interests: Organic synthesis; physical organic chemistry; biomimetic chemistry
  • Other Interests: Photochemistry; organometallics


Phone: 845-752-7242
Departments: Dean of the College,Sciences
Location: Ludlow
Office: 208