Chemistry Department Faculty

Reid Bishop
Dr. G. Reid Bishop (2011) Professor of Chemistry, and Chair of Chemistry, Chair of Division of Science & Mathematics
B.S., Mississippi College
Ph.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center
  Dr. Philip Carlson (2012) Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics
B.S., Wayland Baptist University
Ph.D. from Iowa State University

Dr. Philip Carlson serves as an Associate Professor of Chemistry & Physics here at Belhaven. He has been at Belhaven since 2012. Dr. Carlson typically teaches our general chemistry courses and physics courses. He earned his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Iowa State University where he worked on ultrafast fluorescence spectroscopy and theoretical computational chemistry.
Leslie Robinson  Dr. Leslie Robinson (2013) Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Mississippi College
M.S. and Ph.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. Leslie Robinson is a native to the Jackson, MS area. She received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Mississippi College in 2007. She worked as a research technician for six months in a cancer therapeutics research lab before deciding to continue her education. She received her Masters of Science degree in Biomedical Science and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2013. Dr. Robinson’s doctoral work focused on cancer therapeutic delivery methods. Shortly after graduation, she started as a part-time faculty member at Belhaven that progressed into a full-time position. When she is not at Belhaven, you can usually find her riding her bicycle or running.