Beth D Kochly

Beth Kochly
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Associate Provost
NSB 129

Professional Interests: Mechanistic studies and reactive intermediates in organic chemistry, organic reactions in ionic liquids

Curriculum Vitae


At Mills Since 2008


Beth Kochly is a physical organic chemist whose research explores reaction mechanisms and reactive intermediates in ionic liquids. She is also an advocate for underrepresented and marginalized groups in STEM, and strives to create a culture of inclusivity and excellence both inside the classroom and out.


  • BS, University of California, Davis
  • PhD, University of Notre Dame

Faculty Office Hours, Spring 2020

Days Times Room
M, W, F 8:00 am–8:30 am NSB 129
M, W 2:00 pm–3:00 pm NSB 129
T 12:00 pm–1:00 pm NSB 129
F by appointment  

Fall 2021 Schedule

Day Time Course Title Room
  Directed Research

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 105: Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 106: Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 145: Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry with Laboratory
  • CHEM 191: Senior Seminar