Therese Cotton

Honored by:The Chemistry Department
Brick location:PAVER:40  map

A.B., Bradley University, 1961
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1976

Professional Experience
1989-present Professor of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
1988-1989 Professor of Chemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
1984-1988 Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
1980-1984 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Areas Taught
General and Analytical Chemistry

Impact on Women in Science:

  • Supervised women graduate students in chemistry
  • Counselor and role model for undergraduate and graduate women
  • Mentor program for Chastity White
  • Gave a talk for "Reentry into Chemistry" Argonne National Laboratory Technical Women's Symposium September 13-141994
  • Co-Director Women in Science Reentry into Analytical Chemistry (WIS-REACH), Illinois Institute of Technology, 1981-1984



Paver Inscription:

Lola Placeway
Nellie Naylor
Rachel Edgar
Martha Russell
Kathleen Trahanovsky
Patricia Thiel
Therese Cotton"