Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Ackerman Hall 212, Troy
[email protected]

Dr. Vozzo has been a member of The Sage Colleges Faculty since 1984.

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B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Physics, The University at Albany

Courses Taught

  • General Physics I & II, with lab (PHY 101/102)
  • Physics I & II (Calculus-based), with lab
    (PHY 107/108)
  • Earth Science and Astronomy (SCI 104)
  • Solar System Astronomy (SCI 111)
  • Stars and Galaxies (SCI 112)
  • Forensic Science Internship (CHM 308)
  • Introduction to Forensic Science, with lab (CHM 340)
  • Women in the World (WLD 120)

Research Interests

  • Ion-implantation metallurgy.
  • Fluorescense and absorption spectroscopy of rare-earth elements in crystals.
  • Educational methods in science, including use of the world wide web.
  • Inquiry-based teaching and learning.

Honors and Awards

President’s Vision Grant recipient, 2002.

Froman Fellows Technology Integration Award, 2000-2001.

Distinguished Faculty Service Award, 1998-99

Current Departmental Responsibilities

Department Chair

Program Coordinator, Russell Sage College Chemistry, Biochemistry and Forensic Science (transcript evaluation, registration, course scheduling and staffing).

Advisement, Forensic Science majors.

Current College Responsibilities

Personal interests

  • Youth and prison ministry.
  • Web site programming.
  • Playing in music groups.
  • Amateur astronomy.