Dr. Michael A. Russell

Professor of Chemistry
Science Division
Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, Oregon, USA 97030
Phone: (503) 491-7348
E-mail: mike dot russell at mhcc dot edu
Internet: http://mhchem.org

Education:

B.S. in Chemistry, Southern Oregon State University, 1990
Dr. Roger Nielson, Research Advisor

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Dartmouth College, 1996
Dr. Dean E. Wilcox, Thesis Advisor

Director, DarkToLight Web Productions, 1996-present




Academic Web Sites: Facebook: http://facebook.com/mhchem

Twitter: http://twitter.com/mhchem

Personal Information:

Favorite color: Black
Eating Philosophy: Vegetarian / Vegan (a "flexivegan"?)
Favorite Expression: It's All Good!
Favorite Musicians: Rapoon, Death in June, Dead Can Dance, Troum, Azam Ali, Debussy, Wagner, Harold Budd, Bethany Curve, Portishead, Johnny Cash, Les Joyaux De La Princesse, Zoviet France, Muslimgauze, Fear Factory
Favorite Authors: Robert Pirsig, Hermann Hesse, James Redfeld, Douglas Coupland, Michael Cunningham, Saul Bellow, Richard Bach
Favorite Movies: The Matrix, What Dreams May Come, Seven, The Sacrifice, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Prometheus, The Avengers, Solaris (both versions)
Favorite TV Shows: Star Trek, Millennium, Kung Fu, Cops, The New Detectives, Game of Thrones, True Detectives, the Walking Dead
Favorite Foods: Pizza, pasta, nachos, jo-jos, burritos, sushi, curries, anything Indian
Hobbies: Hiking, running, snowshoeing, mountain biking, astronomy, drama, opera, meditation, videography, cinema, and, oh yes, Skyrim :)
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My Family:

My wife Jill and I were married in 1999.

Our son Grayson was born in 2003.

We enjoy sharing our happiness and love of life with our son... everyday is a new day, full of hope and promise.

Miscellaneous:

Two of my favorite original songs: ...and an original music video:
My family in 2005


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Professor of Chemistry at
Mt. Hood Community College
Gresham, Oregon, USA 97030