Chantelle Anfuso
Top Claw Recipient

Dr. Chantelle Anfuso

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Dr. Chantelle Anfuso joined the GGC faculty in 2012. She received her B.S. in chemistry from the University of Georgia. Here, she was introduced to physical chemistry while doing undergraduate research on the bonding and stability of metal oxide nanoparticles in the gas phase. Anfuso continued her studies in physical chemistry as a graduate student at Emory University. Her doctoral research focused on the study of the structure and behavior of model electro- and photocatalytic systems using laser spectroscopy methods. 

While at GGC, Anfuso has taught Principles of Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Physical Science for Non-Majors. Her teaching style incorporates active learning as often as possible to encourage students to engage fully with the material. More recently she has been involved in the development and implementation of peer supplemental instruction for introductory chemistry courses through both a Complete College Georgia grant and a USG grant as part of the STEM initiative.


  • Doctorate – physical chemistry – Emory University
  • Bachelor’s – chemistry – University of Georgia

Academic Interests

  • Laser spectroscopy
  • Photochemistry
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Chemical education


  • Governor's Teaching Fellow, 2016–2017
  • Top Claw Award, 2015

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