Kristin Bowman-James, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • 2007: University of Kansas Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry
  • First woman to chair the University‚Äôs Chemistry Department
  • Project Director for the State of Kansas National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
  • Primary Investigator for Department of Energy  grant for environmental research on innovative ways to clean up toxic wastes
  • 2006: National Science Foundation Creativity Award
  • 2002: Higuchi Endowment Kansas Dolph Simons Sr. Award for Research Achievement