American Chemical Society Names St. John’s Associate Dean as 2022 Fellow

Alison G. Hyslop, Ph.D.
December 14, 2022

Alison G. Hyslop, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of the Graduate Division at St. John’s University, was recently selected as an American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow for 2022. She is one of 45 fellows the ACS named for this year.

The ACS—the world’s largest scientific society—created the Fellows program to recognize members across the country for their exceptional contributions to the science and/or profession, as well as their volunteer service to the ACS community. The society is composed of approximately 160,000 members. Of those, less than 1,300 members have been selected as a fellow since the program was established in 2009. 

 Dr. Hyslop, based at St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is active in many areas of the ACS.

“It is a great honor to be recognized by this esteemed science organization that is so successful in promoting chemistry, as well as the impact that the field has on the world,” said Dr. Hyslop. “I am also very honored to be recognized by my peers in chemistry.”

Dr. Hyslop was recognized for her long-standing contributions to inclusive excellence in chemistry education, including the development of transdisciplinary STEM programs and an innovative master’s program for industrial chemists. She was additionally honored for her focus on members as a Local Section Chair, Regional Meeting Co-Chair, and as a member of the Admissions Committee and Membership Affairs Committees of the society. She is also Cochair of the New York American Chemical Society Student Affairs Committee, and is a member of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry.

Previously the Chair of the Chemistry Department, Dr. Hyslop has a long-standing dedication to both the field and to St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She has consistently contributed to the field through research and publications, and she has taught various courses within the Chemistry Department.