Leanna C. Giancarlo, Associate Professor of Chemistry, earned a Ph.D. (1996) in physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. (1990) in chemistry from the University of Scranton.
In an interview on the “With Good Reason” public radio program, Giancarlo discussed the negative stereotypes of scientists in film and fiction.
She is a member of Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, the Virginia Academy of Science and the American Chemical Society. She is widely published and received a School of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.