Fraser Fleming

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Fraser Fleming is Professor and Head of the Chemistry Department at Drexel University. He earned his BS (Hons.) at Massey University, New Zealand, and a PhD under the direction of Edward Piers at the University of British Columbia, Canada. After postdoctoral research with James D. White at Oregon State University, he joined the faculty at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, in 1992. In 2013 he took a temporary position as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation working in the Synthesis Program and the Catalysis Program. His research interests lie in stereochemistry and organometallics, particularly as applied to the reactions of nitriles and isonitriles. He is a member of the American Scientific Affiliation and a founding member of the Christian Academic Fellowship (CAFÉ) at Duquesne University and a second CAFÉ at Drexel University. He has a long-standing interest in science and religion with the publication of his book The Truth About Science and Religion in 2016.