Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego
Dontarie received his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Alabama. He is presently an Assistant Teaching Professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Stallings’ current scholarship includes working to increase the success of underrepresented chemistry and biochemistry majors by assessing the commonalties for success and the barriers to retention among past students. In 2015, Dontarie joined the Open Chemistry Collaborative in Diversity Equity (OXIDE, Georgia Institute of Technology | Johns Hopkins University) as the Research and Program Manager. During his 5 years with OXIDE, Dr. Stallings generated strategies for developing organization specific policies, assessments, and procedures to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion within the academic chemistry ranks.