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Patty Dooley

Professor Patty Dooley.

Visiting Professor of Chemistry

Contact

Fisher Science & Academic Center

Academic Program Affiliation(s)

Science, Mathematics and Computing, Chemistry

Areas of Specialization

  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical education

Favorite/Regular Courses

  • General Chemistry I & II with lab
  • Academy Chemistry with lab

Biography

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
M.S. in Chemistry, Vanderbilt University
M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies, U. S. Naval War College
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Notre Dame

Dr. Dooley is a 1978 Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of Notre Dame where she was commissioned as a Regular Army Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps. During her Army career, Col. (Ret.) Dooley served successfully in tactical command and staff positions and instructional assignments in Asia, Europe, and the United States, including: Mentor and advisor, National Military Academy of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan; executive officer, Corps Signal Office (G-6), XVIII Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; general chemistry instructor, assistant professor, organic chemistry course director, and deputy head, Department of Chemistry and Life Science, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Upon her retirement from the Army in August 2008, she assume a position at Bard College at Simon's Rock teaching chemistry. In 2014, the graduating senior class presented her with the John A. Glover Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Dooley has been teaching at Simon's Rock since 2008.