Aaron W. Harrison

Aaron grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. He received his B. Sc. in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia in 2008 where he performed research under the supervision of Prof. Ed Grant. In 2014, Aaron completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley with Prof. Dan Neumark studying photochemical reaction dynamics. From 2015-2018, Aaron was a post-doctoral scholar at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia with Prof. Scott Kable studying carbonyl photochemistry in the atmosphere. From 2018-2021, Aaron was a Teaching and Research Fellow at Chapman University where he taught in the Grand Challenges Initiative and conducted research in collaboration with Prof. Warren de Bruyn. Currently, Aaron is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Austin College.

Professional Experience

2021-Present Assistant Professor, Austin College

2018-2021 Schmid College Teaching and Research Fellow , Chapman University

2015-2018 Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of New South Wales

2014-2015 Lecturer, Mills College


2014 Ph. D. in Chemistry , University of California-Berkeley

2008 B. Sc. in Chemistry, University of British Columbia