Kathryn L. Nagy
Research Professor, Institue for Environmental Science and Policy
Professor and Department Head, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago
845 West Taylor Street
2442 SES, MC 186
Kathryn Nagy is a Professor in and Head of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and a Research Professor in the Institute for Environmental Science and Policy. Dr. Nagy’s research interests include environmental geochemistry, mineral-water interface kinetics and thermodynamics, reactivity of trace metals and nutrient elements in water and soil systems, mercury pollution and bioavailability, and urban geoscience.
Kathryn earned a B.S. in Geology at the University of Delaware, M.S. in Geological Sciences at the Brown University, and a Ph.D. in Geology at the Texas A&M University. She was employed by Exxon Production Research Company and Sandia National Laboratories before returning to academia as an Associate Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She joined UIC as a Full Professor in 2002.