Faculty & Staff

Richard G. Summers

Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University


Richard Summers has been teaching at Sewanee since 2001 and received his Bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College and Ph.D. from Harvard University.  He has taught courses in Mechanistic Biochemistry, Advanced Biochemistry, General Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry. He was appointed administrative chair of the Anthropology Department in 2008 and manages Sewanee's accreditation from SACS.