Dr. George Long

  • Professor

    Office: 235 Weyandt Hall
    Phone: 724-357- 2360
    Email: grlong@iup.edu

    Office Hours

    T: 1:30–3:30 p.m.
    W: 1:30–3:30 p.m.
    F: 11:00 a.m.–Noon


    BS – Thiel College
    MS – Michigan Technological University
    PhD – Utah State University      
    Postdoctoral Fellowship – National Institute of Standards and Technology    
    Postdoctoral Fellowship – University of Utah


    Physical Chemistry  


    CHEM 341 — Physical Chemistry I

    Research Interests

    Laser spectroscopy; the use of computers in chemical education, including the development of on-line chemistry courses; Cognitive processes and Inductive teaching methods in chemical education.  

    Select Publications

    Periodic Properties and Inquiry: Student Mental Models Observed during a Periodic Table Puzzle Activity,  Kathleen G. Larson, George R. Long, and Michael W. Briggs,  J Chem. Educ. 2012 89 (12), 1491-1498.

    Qualitative assessment of inquiry based teaching methods  K. Owens, G. Long and M. Briggs, J. Chem. Educ. 2011 88 (8), 1034-1040.

    Student’s Perceptions and Approaches to Hybrid Instruction in a Liberal Studies Chemistry Course, George R. Long, Chem. Educator 2008, 13, 260–263.

    Thermal Lens Calorimetry: A Novel Approach to the Study of Thermodynamics, George R. Long and S.E. Bialkowski,  The Chemical Educator, 2000, 5, 145–148.