Dr. Bob Swarthout

Dr. Bob Swarthout is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, but with affiliate status in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences.  Dr. Swarthout is an analytical environmental chemist who studies the environmental impacts of organic compounds and pollutants on air quality, water quality, and climate.  He is one of the primary affiliated faculty in the Environmental Science degree track.


  • B.S. Chemistry and Biology, SUNY Cortland
  • M.S. Environmental Studies, College of Charleston
  • Ph.D. Earth Systems Science, University of New Hampshire

Courses Taught

  • CHE 2550 - Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
  • ENV 4100 - Environmental Science Seminar
Title: Affiliated Environmental Science Faculty (Department of Chemistry)
Department: Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-4083