Sheila Adamus Liotta

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

sadamus@providence.edu

401.865.2259

Ruane Center for the Humanities 147

Education:

Ph.D. - Organic Chemistry Cornell University

Brief Biography

Educated at Rutgers College (B.A., 1988) and Cornell University (M.A., 1990 and Ph.D., 1993). Faculty member at Providence College since 1993, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Department Chair, 2000-2008. Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, 2009-present.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Organic Chemistry

Awards and Honors:

Membership Alpha Epsilon Delta

Membership Phi Beta Kappa

Selected Publications:

Haberle, C. Adamus Liotta, S. Sickinger, P. (2012) Establishing a Comprehensive Chairs Development Program. The Department Chair.6-7.

Adamus Liotta, S. Haberle, C. Sickinger, P. (2011) Transforming the Department Chair Role: Institutional Strategies to Facilitate Change. The Department Chair.12-14.

Baer, C. Adamus Liotta, S. (1999) The Solubility of Ionic Solids and Molecular Liquids. Journal of Chemical Education.(76), 1540.

Selected Presentations:

Adamus Liotta, S. New England Association of Chemistry Teachers 74th Summer Conference. New England Association of Chemistry Teachers, Easton, MA - "Measurement of Radon in Air: Test Your Own Home for Radioactivity" August, 2013

Adamus Liotta, S. Haberle, C. 28th Annual Academic Chairpersons Conference. K-State, Orlando, FL - "Transforming the Department Chair Role: Institutional Strategies to Faciliate Change" February, 2011

Adamus Liotta, S. Sixth National Conference of the Council on Undergraduate Research. Council on Undergraduate Research, Durham, NC - "Face Selection in Electrophilic Additions to Trigonal Carbon" June, 1996