Unlocking the Fascinating World of Matter

The science of chemistry probes the composition, structure, and behavior of matter – from the simplest atom to the most complex molecule. Chemistry investigates the material world – from the chemicals of living beings to the chemicals that are necessary and convenient to our lives, to the matter of the universe.

Courses in physics are offered each semester to support the majors of biology, chemistry, education, and mathematics as well as to provide students with the opportunity to satisfy natural science core requirements.

The Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences offers both major and minor programs of study. The major program is designed to impart an understanding of the basic principles of the science, to familiarize students with laboratory techniques, and to introduce students to the methods of scientific reasoning. This program prepares students to continue their studies in graduate and professional schools and to seek employment in the academic and industrial science communities.

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Franciscan Institute for Science and Health

The Franciscan Institute for Science and Health (FISH) is an initiative of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a mission to provide real-world experience and hands-on training to every Franciscan undergraduate science and engineering students.

Franciscan Institute for World Health

FIWH provides and coordinates global health-focused educational trainings and experiences for committed and dedicated undergraduates with a secondary goal of fostering lifelong compassion and career connection to serve the unmet health needs of the neglected people of the world.

Department Faculty

Dr. Tyler Brown

Assistant Professor

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Dr. David Burton

Dr. David Burton

Professor
Faculty Accreditation Liaison Officer

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Dr. Patrick Carzon

Assistant Professor

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Dr. John Coleman

Associate Professor

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Dr. David Collins

Professor
Dean

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Dr. Mira Kanzelberger

Dr. Mira Kanzelberger

Senior Research Scientist

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Dr. Bartosz Langowski

Assistant Professor

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Fr. Nathan Malavolti

Fr. Nathan Malavolti

Professor

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Dr. John Perozich

Dr. John Perozich

Professor
Department Chair

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Dr. Rachel Perrier

Assistant Professor

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