Department of Chemistry
Duke University
124 Science Drive, Box 90354
Durham, NC 27708-0354

Telephone:  (919) 660.1500



The Chemistry Administrative office is located within 3236 French Family Science Center.

Department Chair:  Katherine J. Franz, 919.660.1508, chair@chem.duke.edu

Associate ChairJiyong Hong

Director of Graduate Studies:  Michael C. Fitzgerald

Director of Undergraduate StudiesJiyong Hong, Interim Director

Administrative Manager:  Trish McMillan


We are located in Durham, North Carolina, on Duke University's West campus on Science Dr., behind the Bryan Center and just up the block from Cameron Indoor Stadium, home of Duke Blue Devils basketball.

Visitors to Campus

Visit the Department

To arrange a visit to the department, please contact one of the following directors:

Visit the Campus

Information concerning visiting Duke (including parking) may be found here. If you plan to visit the campus and would like to meet with a member of the chemistry department, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies to arrange an appointment. The French Family Science Center is located on Science Drive. If driving, follow directions given at the bottom of the Washington Duke Inn website, but turn onto campus at Science Drive (straight across from the entrance to the hotel). The main entrance of the French Family Science Center is located between BioSci and Physics on Science Drive (See campus map. Notice that the map can be adjusted to different sizes with the controls on the right.). To get to the undergraduate studies office, come in the main entrance. Go down the stairs to level 1, turn right, and the entrance to the undergraduate studies suite is the first door on your left, suite 1219. See the assistant in room 1217.