Dr. Zachary Varpness ’02 Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Montana State University
B.S., Northwestern College
An organic chemist, Zachary Varpness graduated from Northwestern College in 2002 with majors in biology and chemistry and then began graduate studies at Montana State University. There he served as a graduate research assistant while working on a doctorate in bioinorganic/materials chemistry. After earning his Ph.D., he was a chemistry professor at Chadron State College in Chadron, Neb., for 11 years prior to joining Northwestern's faculty.
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Chadron State College, 2012 to 2018
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Chadron State College, 2007 to 2012
Graduate Research Assistant, Montana State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2002 to 2007