Susan J. Cramer

Professor of Chemistry
All FacultyChemistry

Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2207

Susan J. Cramer


  • B.A. in Chemistry, Malone University
  • M.S. in Chemistry, University of Toledo
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Akron


  • Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Member of National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)

Areas of Expertise

  • Organic Chemistry

Courses Taught

  • Organic Chemistry (CHEM 241, 242)
  • Polymer Chemistry (CHEM 463)
  • Chemistry Seminar (CHEM 488)
  • Advanced Molecular Spectroscopy (CHEM 453)
  • Atoms, Molecules and the Material World (SCIC 203)

Selected Research

  • Porphyrin-Dendrimer Synthesis

Selected Publications

  • "Photoinduced Through-Space Electron-Transfer within Free-Base and Zinc Porphyrin-Containing Poly(Amide) Dendrimers"; Rajech, C.S.; Capitosti, G.J.; Cramer, S.J.; Modarelli, D.A.J. Phys. Chem. B 2001, 105, 10175-10188.
  • "Photoinduced Electron-Transfer within Porphyrin- Containing Poly(Amide) Dendrimers"; Capitosti, G.J.; Cramer S.J.; Rajesh, C.S,; Modarelli, D.A. Org. Lett. 2001, 11, 1645-1648.


  • Reading
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Music

You might be surprised to know
I grew up on a dairy farm.