Katie Purvis-Roberts

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Kathleen L. Purvis-Roberts, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry & Environmental Science
Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, & Scripps Colleges
W.M. Keck Science Department
925 N. Mills Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 607-9782, Fax: (909) 621-8588, e-mail: kpurvis@kecksci.claremont.edu

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow (July 2000-June 2001)
Advanced Study Program
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Boulder, CO

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (February 2000)
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Advisor: Professor Steven L. Bernasek

Certificate in Science, Technology, & Environmental Public Policy
Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Advisor: Professor Daniel Kammen
(January 1997- May 1999)

M.A. in Chemistry (January 1997)
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

B.S. Chemistry, Cum Laude (May 1995)
Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
Advisor: Professor Allen Nishimura

Work Experience

August 2016 - present Jefferson Science Fellow, U.S. State Department, Bureau of East Asian & Pacific Affairs, Office of Economic Policy

August 2015 - June 2016 Assistant Vice President for Student Development, Pitzer College

2014 - present Professor of Chemistry & Environmental Science, W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, Claremont, CA

June - August 2015 Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Pitzer College

July 2013 - June 2015 Associate Dean of Faculty, Pitzer College

2007 - 2014 Associate Professor of Chemistry & Environmental Science, W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, Claremont, CA

2001 - 2007 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Joint Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, Claremont, CA

1995 - 2000 Graduate Research Assistant, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

1995 - 1998 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Princeton University, Princeton NJ

1993 - 1994 Laboratory Technician, Santa Barbara Research Center, Goleta, CA

Summer 1991 & 1992 Laboratory Technician, Clorox Technical Center, Pleasanton, CA

Awards

Jefferson Science Fellowship, National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine 2016-2017

Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award 2013

American Chemical Society, Younger Chemists Committee Leadership Development Award January 2008

Teresa Heinz Scholar for Environmental Research 1999-2000

Heuser Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry 1998-1999

Pickering Teaching Award October 1998

Princeton Environmental Institute- Science, Technology, and Public Policy (PEI-STEP) Fellowship 1997-1999

American Physical Society Laser Science Topical Group Summer Fellowship 1994

Presidential Leadership Scholarship 1994-1995

Stolfer Scholarship 1993-1994

Professional Activities

July 2012- June 2016 Member Board of Directors for the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences.

May 31 – June 12, 2015 Harvard School of Higher Education Management Development Program.

May 14-15, 2013 The Council of Independent Colleges Workshop for Department and Division Chairs.

June 2010- present Visiting Scientist at the College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) at University of California, Riverside.

May 2013 The Council for Independent Colleges- Department & Division Chair Workshop

July 2009 - 2013 Editorial board for the Journal for Environmental Studies and Sciences.

September 2008- 2012 Member of the American Chemical Society California State Government Affairs Committee which lobbies for stronger STEM education for K-12 in California.

2001, 2009 Visiting Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO.

Research Grants

Co-PI on NSF Proposal (GEO/ATM-1347071 June 2014-present) RUI: Collaborative Research: Aerosol Formation From Agricultural Volatile Organic Compounds in Collaboration with Professor David Cocker, University of California Riverside, Dr. Phil Silva, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dr. Matthew Nee and Dr. Rezaul Mahmood, Western Kentucky University, ($699,985) .

PI on Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, Chemical Mechanism for Particulate Matter Formation from Amines Utilized in Carbon Sequestration Technologies, August 2013-August 2018 ($60,000) .

Co-PI on NSF Grant (GEO/ATM-0849243) Collaborative Research: Reactions and Fate of Amines in the Atmosphere Emitted from Animal Feeding Operations in Collaboration with Dr. Phil Silva, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Professor David Cocker, University of California Riverside, July 2009-July 2011 ($460,101) .

Co-PI on Large Keck Grant through the Joint Science Department Endowed Funds Genomic Profiling of Genes Involved in the Cellular Response Pathways to Environmental Pollution in Yeasts in collaboration with Professors Irene Tang and Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, January 2008-January 2011 ($30,000) .

PI on Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) grant from the Department of Commerce, June-July 2006 ($5,655) .

Co-PI on Grant for student/faculty research collaborations through Scripps College Andrew W. Mellon Grant, Ambient Air Pollution: Concentration, Composition and the Link between Exposure and Socioeconomic Status, October 2005-May 2006 ($4,304) .

Co-PI on National Science Foundation Grant (BCS-0214406) Collaborative Proposal: Perceptions of Risk From Nuclear Testing in Kazakhstan: A Comparative Study of Kazakh Villagers, Health Care Workers & Research Scientists in collaboration with Professor Cynthia Werner, Texas A&M University, and Nurlan Ibraev, M.D., Director of "Densaulylyq" State Agency for Health Care in East-Kazakhstan Oblast, July 2002-July 2005 ($144,400) .

Co-PI on National Council for Eurasian and East European Research Grant Perceptions of Risk from Nuclear Testing in Kazakhstan: A Comparative Study of Kazakh Villagers, Health Care Workers, and Research Scientists in collaboration with Cynthia Werner and Nurlan Ibraev, January 2002-July 2005 ($30,000) .

American Academy for the Advancement of Science, Women's International Science Collaboration Perceptions of Risk From Nuclear Testing in Kazakstan: A Comparative Study of Russian Villagers, Kazak Villagers and Kazakstani Scientists in collaboration with Cynthia Werner and Nurlan Ibraev, May-June 2001 ($8,000) .

Pedagogical Grants

PI on Project Kaleidoscope/Association of American Colleges and Universities Grant (Awarded Honorable Mention) Increasing Underrepresented Student Participation in Computer Science & Related STEM Disciplines Using Community-Based Pedagogy in the Introductory Computer Science Curriculum in Collaboration with Professors Mike Erlinger, Zach Dodds, Brinda Sarathy, Norma Rodriguez, Bryan Thines, and Omar Safie ($34,278).

Co-PI on National Science Foundation Proposal (DUE 1356684- submitted August 2013) Pitzer College Mentors Enable, Connect, Help, Advocate, Nurture, Intervene, Sustain, and Motivate (MECHANISM) for SUCCESS in the Molecular Sciences in collaboration with Professors Tom Poon, Roberta Espinoza, and Dean of Faculty Muriel Poston ($602,422) .

Co-PI on National Science Foundation Grant (DUE-0525574) Increasing Science Graduates Through Interdisciplinary Teaching and Research in collaboration with Professors Newton H. Copp, Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Kersey A. Black, and Scot A. Gould, Joint Science Department, September 2005-August 2011 ($498,700) .

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Enhancement of Environmental Science at the Joint Science Department in collaboration with Professors Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert and James Higdon, Joint Science Department; and Dean Jerome Garris, Claremont McKenna College, 2005-2008 ($285,000) .

Books

Fahlman, B., Bentley, A.K., Daubenmire, P., Kirk, J., Mury, M. and Purvis-Roberts, K.L. Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society, 9th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, January 2017.

Middlecamp, C.H., Mury, M., Anderson, K.L., Bentley, A.K., Cann, M.C., Ellis, J.P. and Purvis-Roberts, K.L. Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society, 8th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, January 2014.

Spiro, T.G., Purvis-Roberts, K. L. and Stigliani, W. M. Chemistry of the Environment, 3rd Edition. Herndon , VA: University Science Books, August 2011.

Werner, C.A. and Purvis-Roberts, K.L. Fallout in Kazakhstan: The Politics of Risk in the Aftermath of Nuclear Testing (in preparation).

Chemistry Publications

(Student co-authors underlined in bold)

“Effects of Temperature on the Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosol from Amine Precursors,” (submitted to Aerosol Science & Technology January 2016) Price, D.J., Kacarab, M.E., Cocker III, D.R., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Silva, P.J.

“Proposed chemical mechanisms leading to secondary organic aerosol in the reactions of aliphatic amines with hydroxyl and nitrate radicals,” Price, D.J., Clark, C.H., Tang, X., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Silva, P.J., Cocker III, D.R., Atmospheric Environment 2014, 96, 135-144 (DOI 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.07.035).

“Cloud Condensation Nuclei (CCN) Activity of Aliphatic Amine Secondary Aerosol,” Tang, X., Price, D., Praske, E., Vu, D., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Silva, P., Cocker III, D.R., and Asa-Awuku, A. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics 2014, 14, 5959-5967

"NO3 radical, OH radical and O3- initiated Secondary Aerosol Formation from Aliphatic Amines - Salt Formation and the Effect of Water Vapor," Tang, X., Price, D.J, Praske, E., Lee, S.A., Shattuck, M.A., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Silva, P., Asa-Awuku, A., Cocker III, D.R. Atmospheric Environment 2013, 72, 105-112.

"Determination of Methylamines and Trimethylamine-N-oxide in Particulate Matter by Non-suppressed Ion Chromatography," Erupe,M.E., Liberman-Martin, A., Silva, P.J., Malloy, Q.G.J. Yonis, N., Cocker III, D.R. Purvis-Roberts, K.L. Journal of Chromatography A 2010, 1217, 2070-2073.

"Atmospheric Formation of 9,10-phenanthroquinone in the Los Angeles Air Basin," Eiguren-Fernandez, A., Miguel, A.H., Lu, R., Purvis, K., Grant, B., Mayo, P., Di Stefano, E., Cho, A., and Froines, J. Atmospheric Environment 2008, 42, 2312-2319.

"Worker Exposure and Health Risks from Volatile Organic Compounds Utilized in the Paint Manufacturing Industry of Kenya," Purvis, K.L., Jumba, I.O., Wandiga, S., Zhang, J., Kammen, D.M. Applied Occup. Environ. Hyg. 2001, 16, 1035-1042.

"Organometallic Chemistry at the Interface with Materials Science", Schwartz, J., Gawalt, E.S., Lu, G., Milliron, D.J., Purvis, K.L., Woodson, S.J., Bernasek, S.L., Bocarsly, A.B., VanderKam, S.K. Polyhedron 2000, 19, 505-507.

"Surface Characterization and Modification of Indium Tin Oxide in Ultrahigh Vacuum," Purvis, K.L., Lu, G., Schwartz, J., Bernasek, S.L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 1808-1809.

"The Reaction of Tetra(tert-butoxy)tin or Zirconium with Hydroxylated Titanium Metal in Ultrahigh Vacuum: Contrasting Reactivity with an Hydroxylated Aluminum Substrate", Purvis, K.L., Lu, G., Schwartz, J., Bernasek, S.L. Langmuir, 1999, 15, 7092-7096.

"Synthesis and Ligand Methathetical Reactions of Supported Transesterification Catalyst Models", Schwartz, J., Bernasek, S.L., Lu, G., Keegan, J.P., Purvis, K.L., VanderKam, S.K. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical , 1999, 146, 45-50.

"Synthesis and Ligand Methathetical Reactions of Surface-Bound Organometallic Interfaces", Bernasek, S.L., Schwartz, J., Bocarsly, A.B., Lu, G., Purvis, K.L., VanderKam, S. 7th International Symposium on Chemically Modified Surfaces, Evanston, Illinois, 1998.

"Ligand Metathesis in Surface-Bound Alkoxyzirconium Complexes. 2. Preparation of Alkanecarboxylate Complexes in Ultrahigh Vacuum", Purvis, K.L., Lu, G., Schwartz, J., Bernasek, S.L. Langmuir, 1998, 14, 3720-3722.

"Surface Hydroxyl Content Controls the Thermolysis Stoichiometry of a Surface Bound Organometallic Complex", Lu, G., Purvis, K.L., Schwartz, J.S., Bernasek, S.L. Langmuir, 1997, 13, 5791-5793.

"Spin-echo in the Phosphorescent Triplet State of Crystalline 2-Indanone", Purvis, K.L., Wiemelt, S.P., Maras, T., Blue, M., Melkonian, V., Ashby, P.D., Riley, S.A., Fifield, L.S., Martin, K.A., Nishimura, A.M. J. of Luminescence, 1997, 71, 199-205.

Pedagogical Publications

"Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence (AISS): An Introductory Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course for College Students," Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Edwalds-Gilbert, G., Landsberg, A.S., Copp, N., Ulsh, L., Drew, D. Journal of Chemical Education, 2009, 86 (11), 1295-1299.

"Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Mapping of Environmental Samples Across a College Campus," Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Moeur, H.P., Zanella, A. Journal of Chemical Education, 2007, 82 (10), 1691-1692.

Environmental Policy Publications

"Radiation Risks near Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: Public Perception and Environmental Data," (in preparation for submission to Risk Analysis) Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Werner, C., and Sullivan, J.D.

"Cold War Memories and Post-Cold War Realities: Narratives of the State in the Everyday Life of Kazakhstan's Radiation Victims," Werner, C. and Purvis-Roberts, K.L. in The Anthropology of the State in Central Asia. Edited by Madeleine Reeves, Johan Rasanayagam, and Judith Beyer. Indiana University Press (Accepted June 2012).

"Perceived Risks from Nuclear Testing Near Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: A Comparison Between Laypeople, Doctors, and Scientists," Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Werner, C.A., and Frank, I. Risk Analysis, 2007, 27, 291-302.

"Unraveling the Secrets of the Past: Contested Versions of Nuclear Testing in the Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan," Werner, C., Purvis-Roberts, K.L. In Half-Lives and Half-Truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold War. Edited by Barbara Rose Johnston. School of American Research, 2007.

"After the Cold War: International Politics, Domestic Policy, and the Nuclear Legacy in Kazakhstan," Werner, C.A., Purvis-Roberts, K.L. Central Asian Survey, 2006, 25, 461-480.

"Designing a Geospatial Information Infrastructure for the Mitigation of Natural Hazards in Urban Areas," Wilhelmi, O.V., Purvis, K.L., Harriss, R. Natural Hazards Review, 2004, 5, 147-158.

"Comparative Perceptions of Risk From Nuclear Testing in Kazakhstan: Preliminary Results and Proposed Research," Werner, C., Purvis, K.L., Ibraev, N. Central Eurasian Studies Review, 2003, 2 (2), 11-13.

"Radionuclide Contamination at Kazakstan's Semipalatinsk Test Site: Implications on Human and Ecological Health," Carlsen, T.M., Peterson, L.E., Ulsh, B.A., Werner, C.A., Purvis, K.L., Sharber, A.C. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 2001, 7, 943-955.

Student Publications

"Daily Patterns in Water Soluble Inorganic PM2.5 Concentrations in Claremont, California," Wagner, W., Elkabti, A., Elkabti, F., Braun, A.P., Davis Z., Zeitler, B.L., and Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Journal of Young Investigators, 2007, 17 (2).

"The Effects of Particulate Matter on the Lung Function of Collegiate Athletes," Neff, D., Garcia, D. , and Purvis-Roberts, K. The Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, 2006, 4, 169.

Presentations/Invited Talks

"Analysis of Heavy Metal Contamination in Urban Gardens," Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Conference, Pittsburg, PA, June 21, 2013.

"Aliphatic Amines as a Component of Particulate Matter Air Pollution," Reed College, Department of Chemistry (Portland, OR), October 11, 2012.

"Aliphatic Amines as a Component of Particulate Matter Air Pollution," Loyola Marymount University, Department of Chemistry (Los Angeles, CA), September 7, 2012.

"Aliphatic Amines as a Component of Particulate Matter Air Pollution," Princeton University, Department of Chemistry (Princeton, NJ), August 16, 2012.

"Particle Into Liquid Sampler- Ion Chromatography (PILS-IC) for Fine Particulate Analysis in Urban and Rural Areas," Peking University (Beijing, China), July 22, 2010.

"Differences in perceived risk from nuclear testing near Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan," Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Conference, June 19, 2010.

"Nuclear Testing Near Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: An Environmental Catastrophe," Cornell University, Department of Engineering, Bovay Program in the History of Ethics of Engineering, October, 29, 2008.

"Particle into liquid sampler (PILS) for Southern California PM-2.5 analysis," Princeton University, Department of Chemistry, August 22, 2008.

"Integration of environmental chemistry experiments into the introductory chemistry curriculum through Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping and water characterization," (Invited) American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. August 17, 2008.

"Particle into liquid sampler (PILS) for Southern California PM-2.5 analysis," University of San Diego, Chemistry Seminar, March 1, 2007.

"Risk Perception of Radiation Exposure of Villagers Living Near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 12, 2006.

"Particle into liquid sampler (PILS) for Southern California PM-2.5 analysis," (Invited) K.L. Purvis-Roberts, Z.H. Davis, A. Braun, E.L. Zeitler, B. Brayton, J. Gordon, J. Wiggins-Camacho, and J. Chapman. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 30, 2006.

"Gender and Ethnic Differences in Perceived Risk from Nuclear Testing Near Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan," K.L. Purvis-Roberts, C.A. Werner, N. Ibraev. Society for Risk Analysis 2005 Meeting, Orlando, FL, December 5, 2005.

"Particle Into Liquid Sampler (PILS) for Claremont PM-2.5 Analysis," University of California, Los Angeles, Southern California Particle Center and Supersite Seminar, May 10, 2005.

"Particle Into Liquid Sampler (PILS) for Claremont PM-2.5 Analysis," Southern California Air Quality Management District, May 5, 2005.

"Perceptions of Risk From Nuclear Testing in Kazakhstan," K.L. Purvis, I.E. Frank, C.A. Werner, N. Ibraev. Society for Risk Analysis 2004 Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, December 8, 2004.

"When Science Fails the Public: Conflicting Perceptions of Risk After Decades of Nuclear Testing In Kazakhstan," Pitzer College, Marching and Chowder, November 12, 2004.

"Nuclear Testing in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: An Environmental Catastrophe," Azusa Pacific University, Biology-Chemistry Seminar, February 26, 2004.

"Nuclear Testing in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: An Environmental Catastrophe," Scripps College, Tuesday Noon Academy, February 24, 2004.

"Nuclear Testing in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: An Environmental Catastrophe," Macalester College, Environmental Studies/Chemistry Enviro-Friday talk, February 20, 2004.

"Research on the Long-term Effects of Radioactive Fallout in Kazakhstan," Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College, October 15, 2003.

"Perceptions of Risk from Nuclear Testing in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan" University of California, Berkeley, Energy Resources Group Weekly Seminar Series April 9, 2003.

"Perceptions of Risk from Nuclear Testing in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan," Science, Technology, and Society Colloquium at Pomona College March 11, 2003.

"Particulate Matter from New York City to Kazakhstan," University of California at Irvine Earth Systems Department Seminar , November 6, 2002.

Honors Seminar on the Nevada Test Site "The Polygon in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan"

Environmental Studies Seminar "Perceptions of Risk from Nuclear Testing in Kazakhstan" University of Nevada, Las Vegas, October 31, 2002.

"What are they breathing: Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations in NYC Traffic" Westmont College Natural Science Seminar, October 25, 2002.

"Urban Air Pollution: Issues of Science and Policy," Claremont Colleges Sigma Xi Banquet, Key Note Speaker, April 10, 2002.

"Thermolysis Stoichiometries of Surface-Bound Organometallic Complexes on Indium-tin Oxide Substrates", K.L. Purvis, G. Lu, J. Schwartz, S.L. Bernasek, The 218th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 1999.

"Environmental Health Considerations for Workers Exposed to Solvents in the Paint Manufacturing Industry of Nairobi, Kenya", K.L. Purvis, I.O. Jumba, S. Wandiga, J. Zhang, D. Kammen, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Lunch Seminar Series at the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, March 1998.

Posters

"Characterization of major water soluble inorganic water soluble ions in the eastern Los Angeles basin," K. Purvis-Roberts, E. Zeitler, A. Braun, Z. Davis, W. Wagner, A. Elktabi, F. Elktabi, NCAR Early Career Scientists Assembly Junior Faculty Forum on Future Scientific Directions, Boulder, CO, August 1-3, 2006.

"Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations in New York City Traffic," (poster) Asher M. Ghertner, Dorothy Beals, Joshua Spiegel, Kathleen L. Purvis, Robert C. Harriss, Manjula Canagaratna, John T. Jayne, Scott Herdon, Charles Kolb, Douglas R. Worsnop. American Association for Aerosol Research Conference, Pittsburgh, PA March 31- April 4th, 2003.

Student Talks/Poster Presentations

"Correlation Between Formation of Alkylaminium Salts in Particulate Matter on Dairies," S.A. Lee, K. Ramsay, D.R. Cocker III, P.J. Silva, A.S. Hasson, S. Ashkan, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference, Claremont, CA, April 27, 2013.

"Amine Incorporation into Particulate Matter at a California Dairy," K. Ramsay, S.A. Lee, D.R. Cocker III, P.J. Silva, A.S. Hasson, S. Ashkan, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference, Claremont, CA, April 27, 2013.

"The establishment and calibration of a method to analyze heavy metals in the air using Wavelength-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescent Spectrometry," J. Ritchie, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference, Claremont, CA, April 27, 2013.

"Formation of Alkylammonium Salts in Particulate Matter," E. Praske, S. A. Lee, X. Tang, D.R. Crocker III, P.J. Silva, R. Brown, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference, Claremont, CA, April 27, 2013.

"Correlation Between Formation of Alkylaminium Salts in Particulate Matter on Dairies," S.A. Lee, K. Ramsay, D.R. Cocker III, P.J. Silva, A.S. Hasson, S. Ashkan, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society, New Orleans, April 8, 2013.

"Amine Incorporation into Particulate Matter at a California Dairy," K. Ramsay, S.A. Lee, D.R. Cocker III, P.J. Silva, A.S. Hasson, S. Ashkan, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society, New Orleans, April 8, 2013.

"Formation of Alkylammonium Salts in Particulate Matter," E. Praske, S. A. Lee, X. Tang, D.R. Crocker III, P.J. Silva, R. Brown, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria, April 23, 2012.

"Formation of Alkylammonium Salts in Particulate Matter," S.A. Lee, E. Praske, X. Tang, D.R. Cocker III, P.J. Silva, R. Brown, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society, San Diego, March 28, 2012.

"Determination of Methylamine, Ethylamine and Triethylamine N-oxide Salts in Particulate Matter by Non-Suppressed Ion Chromatography," E. Pearlstone, E.Praske, M. Shattuck, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, P.J. Silva, B. Brown, D.R. Cocker III, American Chemical Society Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference, University of California Santa Barbara, April 23, 2011.

"Concentration of ethylamine and methylamine salts measured by a particle-into-liquid sampler (PILS) and ion chromatography," M.A. Shattuck, E. Praske, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, X. Tang, D.R. Cocker III, P.J. Silva, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, California, March 28 & 30, 2011.

"Heavy metal contamination at the Pomona College Organic Farm," T.C. Mortvedt, K. Murphy, K.J. Park, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, C.J. Taylor, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, California, March 28, 2011.

"Quantitative Characterization of Particulate Matter in Claremont, CA by Particle Into Liquid Sampler with Ion Chromatography," A.L. Liberman-Martin, N. Yonis, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 23, 2009.

"Quantitative Characterization of Particulate Matter in Claremont, CA by PILS-IC (Particle-into-Liquid Sampler Ion Chromatography)," A. Liberman-Martin, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, November 22, 2008.

"Investing Trends in Inorganic Aerosols Composition and Concentration Due to Heterogeneous Reactions in Claremont, CA," A.B. Elkabti, F.B. Elkabti, W. Wagner, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, Occidental College, Eagle Rock, CA, November 18, 2006.

"Investigation of Ionic Composition and Concentration of Atmospheric Fine Particulate Matter in Claremont, CA Using a PILS-IC System," F.B. Elkabti, A.B. Elkabti, W. Wagner, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, Occidental College, Eagle Rock, CA, November 18, 2006.

"Daily Patterns in PM 2.5 Ion Concentrations in Claremont, California," W. Wagner, A.B. Elkabti, F.B. Elkabti, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, Occidental College, Eagle Rock, CA, November 18, 2006.

"PM2.5 in Claremont, CA sampled using a Particle-Into-Liquid Sampler," Z.H. Davis, A. Braun, E.L. Zeitler, K.L. Purvis-Roberts, Southern California American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Barbara, CA, April 22, 2006.

"Analysis of fine particulate matter and heavy metal emissions through use of the dual Particle-Into-Liquid Sampler (PILS) and TEOM system," A. Braun, E.L. Zeitler, Z.H. Davis, K.L. Purvis-Roberts. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 30, 2006.

"Organic and inorganic PM2.5 in Claremont, CA sampled using a particle-into-liquid sampler," E.L. Zeitler, A. Braun, Z.H. Davis, K.L. Purvis-Roberts. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 30, 2006.


Katie Purvis-Roberts
Associate Dean of Faculty at Pitzer College
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Environmental Science
W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges
925 N. Mills Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711
kpurvis@kecksci.claremont.edu
Phone: (909)607-9782
Fax: (909)621-8588