Dr. Tyler W. Green
Chemistry Department Chair, Associate Professor
Office Location: S412
Tyler Green is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Chemistry Department at Thomas More College. Originally hailing from the small town of Caneyville in south-central Kentucky, he earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Centre College in 1999. While there, he also competed as a four-year member of the men’s tennis team. After graduating from Centre, Tyler began his work in inorganic chemistry investigating the spectroscopy, photophysics, and photochemistry of platinum(II) diimine complexes with Professor Bill Connick at the University of Cincinnati. He completed his doctoral dissertation, entitled “Synthesis, Structure and Spectroscopy of Platinum(II) Diimine Complexes With Potentially Facially-Coordinating Ligands,” in the summer of 2005.
In addition to teaching courses in General Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Environmental Chemistry, Tyler has served as the Chair of the Chemistry Department since 2006. He is also serving as the Chair of the Faculty General Assembly, elected for a two-year term in the spring of 2011.
Tyler, his wife Erinn, and their 3-year-old son T.J. currently reside in Mount Lookout across the river in Cincinnati. In his spare time, Tyler enjoys traveling, playing and watching tennis, geocaching, working around the house, and enjoying all types of music.
B.S., Centre College, Danville, KY (1999)
M.S., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (2002)
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (2005)
Tyler W. Green first came to Thomas More College in 2004.