John Alexander, PhD

Chair, Natural and Health Sciences
Professor, Science

M.S., PhD University California, Riverside

Dr. John Alexander is Professor of Science and who has led the development of Marymount’s Biology program. He leads problem solving and lab sessions, and mentors individual student research projects, in addition to serving as Chair of Natural and Health Sciences.

Areas of expertise:

  • Chemistry – Medicinal Chemistry – Structure Function Relationships

Areas of research:

  • CO2 sequestering, bioorganic chemistry, molecular basis of drug design

Areas of active interest:

  • Geology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Cycling

Why I love teaching at Marymount:
At Marymount California University the environment is very friendly. Through the small classes your instructor really gets to know you and you really get to know your instructor. We also have our students in mind with everything we do. We are student focused.