Dr. Julie Layshock Granted Tenure at Pacific University
Dr. Julie Layshock has been promoted from assistant to associate professor and granted indefinite tenure at Pacific University.
Dr. Layshock is an environmental/analytical chemist who teaches courses on quantitative chemistry, instrumental analysis and environmental toxicology in Pacific’s undergraduate chemistry and environmental science programs. She mentors students on field and laboratory measurements through an undergraduate research program, where she also measures pollutants to evaluate environmental quality.
She previously worked as a research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Battelle Memorial Institute. She holds a bachelor’s degree in forensic science toxicology from John Jay College, City University of New York, and a PhD in molecular and environmental toxicology from Oregon State University.