Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Number of Articles: 1
First Article: October 21, 2020
Latest Article: October 21, 2020
By Majo Jaramillo '24
October 21, 2020
Jacob Olshansky is an assistant professor of chemistry. He earned his bachelor’s
degree in physics and chemistry from Haverford College and a doctorate in
physical chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. He comes to
Amherst after completing his postdoctoral research on photoexcited charge
transfer and spin dynamics in DNA at Northwestern University.
Jacob Olshansky joins the chemistry department as its newest faculty member.
Photo courtesy of Jacob Olshansky. Q: How did you begin