Deborah Huntley Vitae



Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1984

B.S. in Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 1979

Certificate in Management and Leadership in Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2008



Dean, College of Science, Engineering & Technology, Saginaw Valley State University, 2009 to present

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, SVSU, 2006 to 2009

Faculty Member, Department of Chemistry (promoted to full professor in 2006), SVSU, 1998 to 2006

Acting Assistant Dean, College of Science, Engineering & Technology, SVSU, 2001 to 2004


Honors and Awards

Dow Chemical Company Grant ($2M), with David Karpovich and Andrew Bethune, 2014

Dow Corning Foundation Grant ($254,000), with David Karpovich and Andrew Bethune, 2014

Visiting Scientist, Department of Chemistry, Cornell University, 2004 to 2006 (summers)

Earl L. Warrick Award for Research Excellence, 2006

Thomas and Hilda Rush Distinguished Lecturer, 2006


Selected Papers, Presentations and Publications

D.R. Huntley. “The Discovery and Characterization of New Members of the Order Scientifica (Scientifica: Scholastica), Midland Section of the American Chemical Society, April 2013.

D.R. Huntley. “Disturbing the Equilibrium: The Interplay of Science and Society,” Cardinalis, 2007.

S.L. Wegener and D.R. Huntley. “Computational Studies of Cerium Complexes,” 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 2006.

D.R. Huntley, G. Markopolous, P. Donovan, L. Scott and R. Hoffmann. “Squeezing C-C Bonds,” Angewandte Chemie, 44(46), 7549 (2005).

D. Boehm, E. Gardner, D. Huntley, A. Swihart and G. Lange. “Teachers in the (Writing) Center,” Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators,25(1 /2), 9, (2001).