Where Are They Now?


A degree in Chemistry from Indiana University can lead to a variety of career opportunities. Below are a few past graduates and the career paths they followed after graduation.


Alison Fout

Alison Fout

Alison Fout joined the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University in 2004 to pursue a PhD in inorganic chemistry.  Alison studied under the direction of Professor Daniel Mindiola.  During her graduate career Alison received numerous awards and fellowships i...
Benjamin Mann

Benjamin Mann

Benjamin Mann joined the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University in 2006 to pursue a PhD in analytical chemistry.  Ben studied under the direction of Professor Milos Novotny.  After completing his degree Ben accepted a position as a postdoctoral r...
Brandon Hirsch

Brandon Hirsch

Brandon Hirsch joined the Department of Chemistry in 2010 after completing his bachelor’s degree at Wabash College.  Brandon pursued a PhD in physical chemistry under the direction of Professors Amar Flood and Steven Tait. After completing his degree at...
Darci Trader

Darci Trader

Darci Trader joined the Department of Chemistry in 2008 to pursue a PhD in chemical Biology.  While at Indiana University Darci studied under the direction of Professor Erin Carlson.  Upon completing her degree in 2013, Darci accepted a NRSA NIH postdoctoral p...
Elizabeth Wagoner

Elizabeth Wagoner

Elizabeth Wagoner joined the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University in 2009 to pursue a PhD degree in analytical chemistry.  Lizzy studied under the direction of Professor Dennis Peters.  While at Indiana University Lizzy was awarded the Robert a...
Fese Mambo Okha-Mokube

Fese Mambo Okha-Mokube

Fese Mambo Okha-Mokube took an educational leave from Eli Lilly and Company in 2008 to pursue a PhD in organic chemistry at Indiana University.  During her time in Bloomington she studied under the direction of Professor David Williams. Fese completed ...
John Michael Espinosa Duran

John Michael Espinosa Duran

John Michael Espinosa Duran decided to leave his home country of Colombia to pursue a doctorate degree in the United States.  John joined the Indiana University Department of Chemistry to pursue a PhD in chemical physics in 2012.  John studied under t...
Leigh Boerner

Leigh Boerner

Leigh Boerner joined the Department of Chemistry in 2004 to pursue a PhD inorganic chemistry, she studied under the direction of Professor Jeffrey Zaleski. Leigh completed her degree in 2011 and went on to a position as a freelance science writer before...