Ann Abraham

Ann Abraham, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
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With the Ashtabula Campus since 2004.  Promoted to Assoc. Prof. and Tenured in 2010. Teaches General, Organic and Elemental Chemistry and Chemistry in Our World. She previously worked at Case Western Reserve University, Notre Dame College, and Fuchs Mizrachi School.  She worked at Ricerca, Inc. supporting Pilot Plant implementation of synthesis projects; conducting C-14 radiolabeled syntheses, analysis and purification; and, successfully developed a novel, patented process for scale-up of copper complexes used for wood preservatives.


Research Grants/Awards 

  • 2018 Mothers, Mentors and Muses Award Kent State University in March 2018.

University Service 

  • Making handmade greeting cards and conducting various card making workshops on campus
  • Co-advisor of the KSUA Volleyball Club



Dr. Ann Abraham presenting her Kid Chemistry Outreach project at Partners in Science Excellence Symposium (Jan. 2019).  Oven Chemistry – Part 1:  crushing hard candies; sieving and separating particles by size, monitoring melting time differences in ovens



B. A. in Chemistry from Hiram College in 1988., Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from University of Pittsburgh in 1993.


Electrobeam, Polymer/Clay, Nanoclays, Chemistry Education