Chemistry professor. Nina M. Roscher received her B.S. (1960) in Chemistry from the University of Delaware, and her Ph.D (1964) in Chemistry from Purdue University. Her positions of employment have included: physical chemist (1958-1961), National Bureau of Standards; senior staff chemist (1967-1968), Coca-Cola; and she has been a Professor of Chemistry at American University since 1979. She has held numerous administrative positions at American, including Vice-Provost (1979-1982); Dean of Faculty Affairs (1981-1985) and is currently the Chair of the Chemistry Dept. (1991- ).
Roscher has also been actively involved with the National Science Foundation, where she is the Program Director for Science Education (1986- ). Her research interests relate to physical organic chemistry with particular emphasis on the reaction of alcohols with bromine and silver salts. Roscher has also completed research on women in chemistry resulting in Women Chemists 1995, and served as the Chair of the American Chemical Society's Women Chemists Committee (1976-1978).
From the description of Papers, 1975-[ongoing]. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 40768021