Kendra Evans

Kendra R. Evans is Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Detroit Mercy. She earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Western Kentucky University (2003) and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Michigan (2009). She joined the faculty at the University of Detroit Mercy in 2009. Evans teaches undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in quantitative analysis, instrumental analysis, and general chemistry. Her research interests focus in bioanalytical chemistry and include liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry-based pesticide analyses in water and animal samples; metabolomics-based studies of Drosophila melanogaster; and the development, implementation, and assessment of course-based undergraduate research experiences. Evans serves as the Vice President of ANACHEM (Association of Analytical Chemists), has served on two American Chemical Society exam committees, and is the University of Detroit Mercy Research Enrichment Core Leader for the National Institutes of Health-sponsored ReBUILDetroit Program. Evans was awarded the University of Detroit Mercy Faculty Achievement Award in 2015.