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Chemistry Department

Jeffrey P. Fitzgerald

Contact Information

Chemistry Department
U. S. Naval Academy
572M Holloway Rd.
Annapolis, MD  21402

Office: Michelson 252

Phone: (410) 293-6343

Email: fitzgera@usna.edu

Profile

Jeffrey Fitzgerald is a native of Vermont.  He received his Bachelors of Science degree (Magna cum Laude) in Chemistry from the University of Vermont in 1982.  He worked a short time for IBM Corporation and then earned his Ph.D in Organic Chemistry at Stanford University in 1987.  He joined the faculty of U.S. Naval Academy in 1987 and was appointed a full Professor in 1999 and served as Chair of Chemistry from 2002 to 2006.  Prof. Fitzgerald regularly teaches general and organic chemistry and an elective on energy and the environment.  He has published extensively on the chemistry of tetraazaporphyrins.  Professor Fitzgerald has advised two Trident Scholars and over twenty 1/C midshipman researchers.  Significant administrative responsibilities have included safety officer, financial officer and senior academic adviser for the USNA Chemistry Dept. and premedical advisor for the Academy.  Prof. Fitzgerald has twice held the Kinnear Chair in Chemistry and has received both the Navy’s Civilian Meritorious and Superior Service Medals.

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