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Laurie Yoder

POSITION: Associate Professor

Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science
Mathematics and Computer Science

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | SSC 026E

PHONE: (540) 432-4420


Dr. Laurie Miller Yoder earned a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Michigan after graduating with a BS in Chemistry from EMU. Her graduate and postgraduate research interests in molecular energy transfer and the dynamics of chemical reactions took her to Sandia National Laboratory in Livermore, California, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York.

Laurie teaches courses in the chemistry and biology department at EMU, including general chemistry laboratory, Matter and Energy, environmental chemistry, physical chemistry, earth science, and nutrition. As Chemical Hygiene Officer, Laurie oversees the safety-related aspects of our program and helps make sure that all who perform laboratory work can do so with minimal risk to themselves, others, and our facilities.


BS, Eastern Mennonite University (Chemistry)
PHD, University of Michigan (Physical Chemistry)

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