About Dr. LeRoy Jones
Dr. LeRoy Jones II, is currently a Project Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF), Professor and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Chicago State University and Director of the Center for STEM Education & Research. Prior to joining CSU, he was a Research Scientist for BP Amoco Chemicals in Naperville, Illinois. Jones earned his Chemistry BS at Bradley University, his PhD at University of South Carolina – Columbia, and did a postdoc in Organometallic Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology – Caltech. Dr. Jones and his wife, Lolita, of twenty-seven years reside in Highland, Indiana, and have three children: Kaiita, Kyerra, and Timothy.