CHEMISTRY -- Faculty

T.J. Kennedy - M.S. Chemistry

thomas.kennedy@vvc.edu

Professor Kennedy obtained his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Rochester in New York and his master's degree in chemistry, with a concentration in biochemistry from Cal Poly Pomona.  He has been teaching chemistry at VVC since 1994 and served as the department chair for much of that time. 

Jane Montgomery - Department Chair, Ph.D. Chemistry

jane.montgomery@vvc.edu

Professor Montgomery obtained an associate's degree from Phoenix College in Arizona before transferring to the University of Texas in San Antonio for a bachelor's in chemistry.  She later obtained her doctorate in chemistry with an emphasis in physical chemistry from Rice University in Houston.  She has been teaching at VVC since 2014 and is currently serving as the department chair.

Alex Negrete - M.S. Chemistry

alejandro.negrete@vvc.edu

Professor Negrete is an alum of Victor Valley College. He obtained his associates degree from VVC then went on to earn his bachelor's degree in chemistry from California State University San Bernardino and his master's degree in chemistry from University California Riverside. He has been teaching chemistry at VVC since 2016. 

John Nguyen - Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry

john.nguyen@vvc.edu

Professor Nguyen obtained his bachelor's degree in chemistry from University California Riverside and his doctorate in medicinal chemistry from the University of Florida. He has been teaching chemistry at VVC since 2007.