Dany  Doughan

Associate Professor of Chemistry

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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Doctorate of Education  Higher Education Leadership Benedictine University  2014
Master of Science Computational / Theoretical Physical Chemistry Oklahoma State University 2004
Master of Science Computer Science Lebanese American University 2001
Bachelor of Science Chemistry Lebanese American University 1998


Dr. Doughan joined USAO as an Associate Professor of Chemistry in 2018 after having served as a full-time faculty member for over a decade at St. Gregory's University.

In Chemistry, Dr. Doughan's research interests revolve around finding new theoretical and computational appproaches through which potential energy surfaces of organic reaction dynamics can be explored, analyzed, and predicted.

In Chemical Education, Dr. Doughan's research focuses on developing inventive approaches to better fit Chemistry into a Liberal Arts education.

Dr. Doughan is an active member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, and the American Council on Education.

Dr. Doughan is also a member of the Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Delta, and Phi Lambda Upsilon honor societies.