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Dr. Gordon Brown

Chemistry Instructor

Dr. Brown joined the GSSM staff in 2018 and brings a wealth of experience in research and instruction to the school. As a college professor, Dr. Brown promoted undergraduate research into chemical interactions affecting climate change and the removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. His work was funded by the National Science Foundation and the American Chemical Society. He continues this research program with GSSM students.

What is your educational background?

  • B.S. Chemistry - The College of William and Mary
  • Ph.D. Chemistry – University of Virginia

How long have you worked at GSSM?

Since August 2018

What’s the best thing about working at GSSM?

I love the students’ questions and ideas.

What is your perfect pizza?

Thin and northeastern.

Who inspires you and why?

Martin Luther King, Jr., for standing against injustice while maintaining his own values.

What’s the best thing about Hartsville?

You can walk or bike everywhere.

What quotation tells us the most about you?

“For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?” Matthew 16:26

Care to share something about yourself that others would not expect?

I lived in Asuncion, Paraguay for 4 years.