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Senior Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry
Contact & Office Hours
Ford Hall 314
Ph.D., B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Rebecca Thomas has been a laboratory instructor in chemistry at Smith since 2000. Prior to that she was a laboratory instructor at Trinity College from 1994–1999, and an adjunct professor in chemistry at Springfield Technical Community College from 1993–1994. Her research interests involve chemical education.
Thomas, Rebecca M. and Shea, Kevin, "Synthesis of Di- and Trisubstituted Azulenes Using a Danheiser Annulation as the Key Step: An Advanced Organic Laboratory Experiment" J. Chem. Educ., 2013, 90 (1), 110-114.