Lloyd Tafara Munjanja

 Lloyd Tafara Munjanja

Contact Information

Department of Chemistry
600 S. Mathews Ave.
109C Noyes Laboratory, M/C 712
Urbana, IL 61801
Assistant Director of Graduate Diversity and Program Climate

Biography

After completing his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the College of St. Scholastica, MN, Dr. Munjanja received his Ph.D. in organometallic chemistry at the University of Rochester, NY under the direction of Professor William D. Jones. His interest in diversity and inclusion in the chemical sciences took him to the National Science Foundation Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CCHF) based out of Emory University. As the CCHF Director of Education, Outreach, and Diversity, he coordinated and supported the education, outreach, and diversity programming efforts - connecting 110+ organic chemistry faculty, postdoctoral scientists, graduate and undergraduate student members to a broad range of audiences and programs.

In his role new role at Illinois, as the Assistant Director of Graduate Diversity and Program Climate, Lloyd will be leading efforts to promote diversity and foster an inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff in the Chemistry Department.

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