American Studies

Dr. Polina Maciejczyk

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Polina MaciejczykOffice: CMLS-077
(727) 864-8978
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Dr. Maciejczyk received her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Maryland, and her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Rowan University. She also did undergraduate work at Urals State University in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Dr. Maciejczyk's research interests are in the area of atmospheric chemistry, meteorology, and air pollution. Through chemical analysis and statistical modeling she investigates the sources of metals in ambient particles and their effects on human health. At Eckerd College, Dr. Maciejczyk teaches courses in general chemistry, both lecture and lab.

Chemistry at Eckerd

The Chemistry Department at Eckerd College offers Bachelor's degrees in chemistry, including a chemistry degree certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). We are one of only two Florida colleges where a student can earn an ACS-certified biochemistry degree. Our students have gone on to careers in fields such as forensics, atmospheric chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry as well as DNA structural research, cosmetic chemistry, and medicine. We've even graduated a professional baseball player and a college president!

The James Center

Center for Molecular and Life Sciences

Equipped with the latest in eco-conscious innovations, educational technology and scientific instrumentation, the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences will advance our efforts to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in the sciences, and will quickly become the hub of the Natural Sciences at Eckerd College. Discover the James Center.