Matt joined the Ursinus College community in August 2018. He was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, PA and received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, now the University of the Sciences. While working as a bio-analytical medicinal chemist for 32 years at Merck & Co., Inc., Matt earned his M.S. in chemistry in 1990 from St. Joseph’s University and his J.D. degree in 1995 from Temple University as an evening division student. Following his career at Merck, Matt has tutored chemistry and math, served as an assistant science director for a Boy Scout summer camp program, and worked as a substitute teacher for the Souderton Area School district. When not preparing for weekly laboratory experiments, assisting research students or helping with safety compliance and awareness, Mr.Z enjoys cooking, gardening, deep sea fishing, vacationing at the beach and hiking.
JD Law, Temple University, 1995 - Philadelphia, PA
MS Chemistry, St. Joseph University, 1990 - Philadelphia, PA
BS Chemistry, University of the Sciences, 1980 - Philadelphia, PA