Beth Morton, PhD

Beth Morton

Phone: 503-554-2710

Elizabeth Morton joined the university in 2014 as a visiting assistant professor of chemistry. She spent the previous year as an adjunct professor in the Department of Biology and Chemistry at George Fox as well as a part-time instructor of chemistry at Portland Community College. Previously, she was a Department of Energy Office of Science graduate research fellow at The Pennsylvania State University (2008-13), an undergraduate researcher at the University of New Haven (2007-08) and a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates chemistry researcher at Georgetown University (2008). Morton also gained some teaching experience as a substitute lecturer at Penn State in 2012 and 2013, and during the 2008-09 academic year she served as a teaching assistant in the school’s chemistry department. 

Morton earned a PhD in chemistry from Penn State in 2013 and holds bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and forensic science from the University of New Haven (2008). 

Academic Background

BS, Chemistry and Forensic Science, University of New Haven (2008)
PhD, Chemistry, Penn State (2013)

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