The overall research goal of the Gorden Research Group is to develop broad-ranging, state-of-the-art programs based on combining organic synthesis and inorganic metal coordination chemistry, and to apply this both fundamental chemistry and practical applications. Our research goal is to develop broad-ranging, state-of-the-art programs based on organic synthetic chemistry and inorganic coordination chemistry and apply this to problems of both fundamental interest and practical importance.

Biochemistry, Cellular Biochemistry, Molecular Biochemistry
PhD, University of Texas, Organic Chemistry, 2002
BS, Emory University, Chemistry, 1996
BA, Emory University , Literature, 1996
green chemistry catalysis uranium chemical sciences inorganic chemistry organic chemistry actinide chemistry

Women of Distinction Faculty Award, Auburn University, 2013

Chi Omega ConvocationAward/Auburn University Panhellenic Advisor of the Year, Auburn University Panhellenic Council, 2012

Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, Delta Gamma Foundation, 2010

Distinguished Alumnae Award, Duke University Talent Identification Program , 2008

Faculty Mentoring Award, Auburn University Society for Women in Science and Mathematics, 2007

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, Oak Ridge Affiliated Universities, 2007

Top Five Hot Topics/Cool Papers - Fall 2006 MRS Conference, Materials Research Society, 2006

The Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Seaborg Center Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2003

Seaborg Institute Research Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2000, 2001, 2002

Fellowship for Women in Science, Delta Gamma Foundation, 1999 & 2000

Seaborg Research Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1999

Faculty For the Future Graduate Fellowship, General Electric, 1996

Faculty For the Future Undergraduate Fellowship, General Electric, 1995

Humana Healthcare Corporation Scholarship, Humana Healthcare, 1993

Clark Foundation Grant, The University of Texas at Dallas, 1992

American Chemical Society
Association of Women in Science
Delta Gamma Fraternity
Iota Sigma Pi