University of Rio Grande

Rio Grande Faculty

Jacob White

Associate Professor of Chemistry

School of Sciences

245-7250 office

245-7271 fax





B.S. Chemistry 2001

Shawnee State University

Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry 2006

Ohio University



                                                           Gray Snapper caught off the gulf coast of Florida in 2009             

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. White is a life-long resident of southern Ohio.  Originally from West Union, he currently resides in New Plymouth with his wife, Amy, and three children. He remained in southern Ohio for both his undergraduate and graduate educations, receiving a B.S. in Chemistry from Shawnee State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry (concentration in Analytical Chemistry) from Ohio University. Dr. White has been very active in STEM education initiatives for URG, including leading three Math/Science Partnership programs and three Improving Teacher Quality programs with local public school districts. These programs have successfully increased student achievement in science within the region by providing teachers with content-focused professional development opportunities. He also developed a STEM internship program for URG students with area employers, and helped with the creation of the B.S. Chemistry program at URG.